Paul Maholm could not capitalize on the run support, taking a no-decision. (Paul Beaty/AP)
By Jenifer Langosch / MLB.com
Hoping to keep their division rivals down, the Pirates did just that with an offensive outburst led by Freddy Sanchez. The veteran second baseman collected six hits, scored four runs and tallied three RBIs in the Bucs' second straight win.
a-Flied out for Maholm in the 5th. b-Walked for Chavez in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Sanchez, F (17, Dempster), Jaramillo (8, Dempster), LaRoche, Ad (14, Cotts), LaRoche, An (11,
Cotts). 3B: Morgan (4, Heilman). HR: Sanchez, F (4, 4th inning off Dempster, 1 on, 2 out), McLouth (8,
6th inning off Cotts, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Morgan 3; Sanchez, F 10; McLouth 4; LaRoche, Ad 3; Moss; LaRoche, An 4;
Jaramillo 4; Wilson, Ja. RBI: LaRoche, Ad 2 (22), Moss (11), Wilson, Ja (16), Sanchez, F 3 (16), McLouth 2 (31),
LaRoche, An (21). 2-out RBI: LaRoche, Ad; Sanchez, F 3; LaRoche, An. Runners left in scoring position, 2
out: Monroe 2; Jaramillo; LaRoche, Ad; Moss 3; Morgan. SAC: Maholm. GIDP: Wilson, Ja; LaRoche, An. Team
RISP: 6-for-17. Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING SB: Sanchez, F (4, 2nd base off Heilman/Soto).
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