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Bucs win on walk-off
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Pirates 6, Phillies 4
Andrew McCutchen celebrates his walk-off blast as he rounds the bases. (Dave Arrigo/Pirates)
After Matt Capps couldn't close it out in the top of the ninth, Andrew McCutchen -- who misjudged Shane Victorino's go-ahead RBI triple -- made up for it in a big way, ripping a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the inning as the Bucs pulled off a dramatic comeback victory over the Phillies.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (72-51)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 4   PIT
Pittsburgh (52-71)
Won 1
August 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2   4 9 1
Pittsburgh
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3   6 9 0
Standings thru 8/25/09  |  Recap: PHI | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Pirates stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 2 2 2 0 1 2 .244
Victorino, CF 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 .312
Utley, 2B 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .302
Howard, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .267
Ibanez, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .284
Stairs, RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .205
  b-Werth, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
Feliz, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .275
Ruiz, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .233
Blanton, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .095
  a-Bruntlett, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Francisco, B, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .249
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 4 9 4 3 8 15  

a-Doubled for Blanton in the 7th. b-Struck out for Stairs in the 8th. c-Doubled for Walker, T in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (28, Ohlendorf), Bruntlett (7, Ohlendorf), Utley (24, Dumatrait), Ruiz (17, Capps), Francisco, B (25, Capps).
3B: Victorino (11, Capps).
HR: Rollins 2 (17, 1st inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Howard 2; Victorino 3; Rollins 8; Francisco, B 2; Ruiz 2; Utley 3; Bruntlett 2.
RBI: Rollins 2 (60), Francisco, B (40), Victorino (55).
2-out RBI: Victorino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stairs; Ibanez; Feliz; Victorino; Werth; Utley.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Utley (16, 2nd base off Ohlendorf/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Werth (6, fielding).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 .287
Young, D, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .311
Jones, G, RF 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 .294
LaRoche, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Doumit, C 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 .225
Milledge, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .236
Pearce, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 3 .223
Cruz, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250
  1-Bixler, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207
Ohlendorf, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .059
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Vazquez, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
  Dumatrait, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Moss, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .240
Totals 31 6 9 5 4 9 17  

a-Struck out for Hanrahan in the 7th. b-Singled for Capps in the 9th.
1-Ran for Cruz in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Milledge (5, Blanton).
3B: Young, D (2, Blanton).
HR: Doumit (8, 2nd inning off Blanton, 0 on, 0 out), Pearce (3, 6th inning off Blanton, 1 on, 2 out), McCutchen (8, 9th inning off Lidge, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Moss; Young, D 3; Doumit 4; McCutchen 5; Milledge 2; Pearce 5; Cruz.
RBI: Doumit (26), Pearce 2 (10), McCutchen 2 (38).
2-out RBI: Pearce 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche 2; Ohlendorf 2; Pearce.
SAC: LaRoche.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: McCutchen (15, 2nd base off Blanton/Ruiz), Milledge (4, 3rd base off Blanton/Ruiz).
CS: McCutchen (2, 2nd base by Blanton/Ruiz).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Blanton 6.0 6 3 3 2 7 2 3.88
Walker, T 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.18
Lidge (BS, 9)(L, 0-6) 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 1 7.33
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf 6.1 5 2 2 3 6 2 4.10
Hanrahan (H, 8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.96
Dumatrait (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Chavez, J (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
Capps (BS, 4)(W, 3-7) 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 6.38

Lidge pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

WP: Lidge, Ohlendorf.
IBB: Doumit (by Walker, T).
HBP: Milledge (by Blanton).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 113-69, Walker, T 35-20, Lidge 6-4, Ohlendorf 99-63, Hanrahan 10-6, Dumatrait 13-7, Chavez, J 5-3, Capps 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 4-4, Walker, T 1-2, Lidge 0-0, Ohlendorf 2-8, Hanrahan 0-1, Dumatrait 1-0, Chavez, J 0-0, Capps 2-1.
Batters faced: Blanton 26, Walker, T 8, Lidge 3, Ohlendorf 27, Hanrahan 2, Dumatrait 3, Chavez, J 1, Capps 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Hanrahan 1-0, Chavez, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:00.
Att: 17,049.
Venue: PNC Park.
August 25, 2009
August 25, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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