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    Final(10)12345678910RHE
    Pittsburgh0121000000451
    Atlanta «00200200015101
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:A.Varvaro(3-0) L:M.Melancon(1-1)
    HR: PIT- G.Sanchez (5), P.Alvarez (12) ATL- B.Upton (6)



    ***   Atlanta Bottom 10th   ***

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    - Andrelton Simmons double to right center scored Dan Uggla with one out to end the game.
    - Pinch-Hitter Reed Johnson was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Andrelton Simmons due up.
    - Reed Johnson is pinch-hitting for Anthony Varvaro.
    - B.J. Upton struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Varvaro due up.
    - Dan Uggla walked. Runner on first with none out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 10th   ***

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    - Starling Marte grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
    - Pinch-Hitter Garrett Jones flied out to left. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
    - Garrett Jones is pinch-hitting for Jason Grilli.
    - Anthony Varvaro starts the inning for the Braves.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 9th   ***

    - Ramiro Pena struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Brian McCann walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Freddie Freeman flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Brian McCann due up.
    - Justin Upton singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Jason Heyward struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Jason Grilli starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 9th   ***

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    - Pedro Alvarez flied out to center to end the inning.
    - Travis Snider struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Russell Martin walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Travis Snider due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Ramiro Pena remains in the game at third base, battingt 6th.
    - Craig Kimbrel starts the inning for the Braves.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 8th   ***

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    - Andrelton Simmons grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Pinch-Hitter Evan Gattis intentionally walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Andrelton Simmons due up.
    - Dan Uggla advances to second and Ramiro Pena advances to third on a Tony Watson wild pitch. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Evan Gattis at the plate.
    - Evan Gattis is pinch-hitting for Jordan Walden.
    - B.J. Upton flied out to left. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Jordan Walden due up.
    - Dan Uggla walked. Runners on first and second with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Ramiro Pena is pinch-running for Chris Johnson at first.
    - Chris Johnson walked. Runner on first with one out and Dan Uggla due up.
    - Brian McCann flied out to left. None on with one out and Chris Johnson due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 8th   ***

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    - Jordy Mercer struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Starling Marte flied out to right. None on with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Neil Walker grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Starling Marte due up.
    - Jordan Walden starts the inning for the Braves.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 7th   ***

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    - Freddie Freeman struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker replaces Clint Barmes, playing second base, batting 9th.
    - Jordy Mercer moves from second to short.
    - Tony Watson enters the game for the Pirates with a runner on third with two outs, batting 8th.
    - Justin Upton grounded out to first. On the play, Andrelton Simmons advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Jason Heyward sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Andrelton Simmons advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Jason Heyward due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 7th   ***

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    - Clint Barmes flied out to right to end the inning.
    - Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Travis Snider grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Luis Avilan starts the inning for the Braves.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 4


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 6th   ***

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    -
    - Pinch-Hitter Jordan Schafer struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Jordan Schafer is pinch-hitting for Mike Minor.
    - B.J. Upton two-out, two-run Home Run (6) to center scored Dan Uggla. Mike Minor due up.
    - Russell Martin moves from right field to catcher.
    - Travis Snider replaces Michael McKenry, playing right field, batting 6th.
    - Ryan Reid enters the game for the Pirates with a runner on first with two outs.
    - Dan Uggla singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Chris Johnson flied out to right. None on with two outs and Dan Uggla due up.
    - Brian McCann grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Chris Johnson due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 6th   ***

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    - Russell Martin grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Gaby Sanchez flied out to right. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen flied out to center. None on with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 5th   ***

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    - Freddie Freeman grounded out second to first to end the inning.
    - Justin Upton flied out to left. Runner on second with two outs and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Jason Heyward doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Jason Heyward due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 5th   ***

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    - Jordy Mercer struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Starling Marte grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jeff Locke grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Starling Marte due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 4th   ***

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    - Mike Minor struck out looking to end the inning.
    - B.J. Upton struck out looking. None on with two outs and Mike Minor due up.
    - Dan Uggla struck out swinging. None on with one out and B.J. Upton due up.

    Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 4th   ***

    -
    - Clint Barmes struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Pedro Alvarez two-out, solo Home Run (12) to left. Clint Barmes due up.
    - Michael McKenry flied out to left. None on with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Russell Martin struck out looking. None on with one out and Michael McKenry due up.

    Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 2


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 3rd   ***

    -
    -
    - Chris Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Brian McCann walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Chris Johnson due up.
    - Freddie Freeman double to left scored Andrelton Simmons and Jason Heyward with two outs. Runner on second and Brian McCann due up.
    - Justin Upton popped out to second. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Jason Heyward singled to right. On the play, Andrelton Simmons advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons walked. Runner on first with one out and Jason Heyward due up.
    - Mike Minor struck out swinging. None on with one out and Andrelton Simmons due up.

    Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 3rd   ***

    -
    - Gaby Sanchez grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Andrew McCutchen double to left scored Jeff Locke and Jordy Mercer with two outs. Runner on second and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Jordy Mercer doubled to left. On the play, Jeff Locke advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Jeff Locke bunt grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to short. On the play, Clint Barmes out at second. Runner on first with one out and Starling Marte due up.
    - Clint Barmes reached first on Dan Uggla`s fielding error. Runner on first with none out and Jeff Locke due up.

    Pittsburgh 1, Atlanta 0


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 2nd   ***

    -
    - B.J. Upton grounded out second to first to end the inning.
    - Dan Uggla infield single to third, and advances to second on Pedro Alvarez`s throwing error. Runner on second with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Chris Johnson grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Dan Uggla due up.
    - Brian McCann flied out to left. None on with one out and Chris Johnson due up.

    Pittsburgh 1, Atlanta 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 2nd   ***

    -
    - Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Michael McKenry grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Russell Martin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Michael McKenry due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez lead-off Home Run (5) to left center. Russell Martin due up.

    Pittsburgh 0, Atlanta 0


    ***   Atlanta Bottom 1st   ***

    -
    - Freddie Freeman struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Justin Upton struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Freddie Freeman due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons stole second. Runner on second with one out and Justin Upton at the plate.
    - Jason Heyward popped out to short. Runner on first with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Jason Heyward due up.

    Pittsburgh 0, Atlanta 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Top 1st   ***

    -
    - Andrew McCutchen fouled out to first to end the inning.
    - Jordy Mercer grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - UMPIRES: Home,Mark Carlson; First, Brian Knight; Second, Dan Iassogna; Third, John Tumpane;


    Final(10)12345678910RHE
    Pittsburgh0121000000451
    Atlanta «00200200015101
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:A.Varvaro(3-0) L:M.Melancon(1-1)
    HR: PIT- G.Sanchez (5), P.Alvarez (12) ATL- B.Upton (6)


    PittsburghABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Starling Marte LF500000001.284
    Jordy Mercer 2B-SS411010002.246
    Andrew McCutchen CF402210000.288
    Gaby Sanchez 1B411100100.243
    Russell Martin RF-C300000012.245
    Michael McKenry C200000000.221
      Travis Snider RF200000001.252
    Pedro Alvarez 3B411100102.202
    Clint Barmes SS300000001.214
      Tony Watson P000000000.000
      Jason Grilli P000000000.000
      Garrett Jones PH100000000.262
      Mark Melancon P000000000.000
    Jeff Locke P210000000.000
      Ryan Reid P000000000.000
      Neil Walker 2B200000000.258
    Totals3645420219 
     
    AtlantaABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Andrelton Simmons SS513110010.256
    Jason Heyward RF412010001.165
    Justin Upton LF501000001.257
    Freddie Freeman 1B501210002.311
    Brian McCann C300000020.269
    Chris Johnson 3B300000011.336
      Ramiro Pena PR-3B100000001.309
    Dan Uggla 2B322000021.183
    B.J. Upton CF511200102.154
    Mike Minor P200000002.125
      Jordan Schafer PH100000001.306
      Luis Avilan P000000000.000
      Jordan Walden P000000000.000
      Evan Gattis PH000000010.269
      Craig Kimbrel P000000000.000
      Anthony Varvaro P000000000.000
      Reed Johnson PH000000000.267
    Totals375105301712 


    E_P.Alvarez, D.Uggla. LOB_Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 13. 2B_J.Mercer, A.McCutchen, A.Simmons, J.Heyward, F.Freeman. HR_G.Sanchez (5) off M.Minor, P.Alvarez (12) off M.Minor, B.Upton (6) off R.Reid. S_J.Heyward. SB_A.Simmons (2).

    PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Jeff Locke5.2633270103-612.45
    Ryan Reid (B 1)1.021101117-143.86
    Tony Watson1.100031023-104.40
    Jason Grilli1.010012025-141.01
    Mark Melancon (L 1-1)0.111111015-81.19
     
    AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Mike Minor6.044206294-662.52
    Luis Avilan1.000001012-72.31
    Jordan Walden1.000001015-113.71
    Craig Kimbrel1.010011018-111.93
    Anthony Varvaro (W 3-0)1.000000011-82.23


    IBB_off T.Watson (E.Gattis).
    HBP_by M.Melancon (R.Johnson).
    WP_T.Watson.
    T_3:44. A_28681.
    Umpires_Home,Mark Carlson; First, Brian Knight; Second, Dan Iassogna; Third, John Tumpane.
    LEGEND
     
    2B = Double 3B = Triple
    AB = At Bat APP = Plate Appearance
    AVG = Batting Average BB = Base on Balls
    BF = Batters Faced BK = Balk
    CS = Caught Stealing DOU = Double
    ER = Error ERA = Earned Run Average
    H = Hits HBP = Hit by Pitch
    HR = Home Run IBB = Intentional Base on Balls
    IP = Innings Pitch K = Strike Out
    KL = Strike Out Looking L = Loss
    OBP = On Base Percentage R = Runs
    RBI = Runs Batted In S = Save
    SB = Stolen Base SF = Sacrifice Fly
    SH = Sacrifice Hit SLG = Slugging Percentage
    TRI = Triple W = Win
    WHIP = Walks + Hits / Innings Pitch WP = Wild Pitch
     

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