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Pirates unable to navigate stormy opener

Neil Walker and Garrett Jones each had two hits and an RBI, but the Pirates were unable to solve the Braves' Derek Lowe. Zach Duke struggled with the elements, allowing seven runs on 12 hits in 5 1/3 innings.

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PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4000001.170
Walker, 3B4121000.294
McCutchen, CF3010101.314
Jones, G, RF3021002.260
Doumit, C3000101.279
Milledge, LF3000102.252
Clement, 1B4000022.202
Crosby, SS4110021.237
Duke, P2000000.059
Jackson, P0000000.000
a-LaRoche, PH1111000.261
Hanrahan, P0000000.000
Totals313733410.238
a-Doubled for Jackson in the 8th.
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Prado, 2B5230000.320
Heyward, RF3020102.295
Jones, C, 3B5023014.234
Venters, P0000000.000
Glaus, 1B5111026.265
Escobar, Y, SS4100006.194
Cabrera, Me, LF4110000.235
Ross, D, C4033010.286
McLouth, CF4000033.184
Lowe, D, P2210101.118
a-Conrad, PH1000011.242
O'Flaherty, P0000000.000
Infante, 3B0000000.319
Totals3771372823.253
a-Struck out for Lowe, D in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Walker 2 (3, Lowe, D, O'Flaherty), Jones, G (10, Lowe, D), LaRoche (6, O'Flaherty).
TB: Walker 4; McCutchen; Jones, G 3; Crosby; LaRoche 2.
RBI: Jones, G (31), LaRoche (11), Walker (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCutchen; Clement; Crosby.
SF: Jones, G.
GIDP: Milledge, Jones, G.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jones, G (1, 2nd base by Lowe, D/Ross, D).

FIELDING
E: Clement (2, pickoff).

BATTING
2B: Ross, D 2 (3, Duke, Duke), Lowe, D (1, Duke).
TB: Jones, C 2; Lowe, D 2; Ross, D 5; Glaus; Prado 3; Heyward 2; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Glaus (30), Ross, D 3 (11), Jones, C 3 (18).
2-out RBI: Ross, D 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McLouth; Escobar, Y 3; Lowe, D; Glaus.
Team RISP: 7-for-18.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Prado (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Escobar, Y-Prado-Glaus, Escobar, Y-Glaus).

PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke(L, 3-5)5.112772405.09
Jackson1.21000200.00
Hanrahan1.00000204.74
Totals8.013772805.43
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe, D(W, 7-4)7.04111204.86
O'Flaherty1.03221002.66
Venters1.00001200.95
Totals9.07333403.91
HBP: Heyward (by Hanrahan).
Pitches-strikes: Duke 93-61, Jackson 18-12, Hanrahan 16-9, Lowe, D 87-51, O'Flaherty 18-8, Venters 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Duke 7-3, Jackson 0-2, Hanrahan 0-1, Lowe, D 11-6, O'Flaherty 2-0, Venters 0-1.
Batters faced: Duke 30, Jackson 6, Hanrahan 4, Lowe, D 25, O'Flaherty 6, Venters 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Jackson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 69 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:26 (2:31 delay).
Att: 23,442.
Venue: Turner Field.
May 28, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media