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    Final123456789RHE
    Atlanta020000000281
    Pittsburgh «02000110X4100
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Wilson(1-0) L:K.Medlen(1-2) S:J.Grilli (7)
    HR: ATL- None PIT- None



    ***   Atlanta Top 9th   ***

    - Justin Upton flied out to right to end the game.
    - Ramiro Pena struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jordan Schafer walked. Runner on first with none out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Jordan Schafer is pinch-hitting for Cory Gearrin.
    - Jason Grilli starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 8th   ***

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    - Starling Marte struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Gaby Sanchez grounded out pitcher to first. On the play, Russell Martin advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
    - Clint Barmes sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Russell Martin advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Russell Martin singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Cory Gearrin starts the inning for the Braves.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 4


    ***   Atlanta Top 8th   ***

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    - Andrelton Simmons popped out to short to end the inning.
    - Gerald Laird flied out to left. None on with two outs and Andrelton Simmons due up.
    - Reed Johnson struck out swinging. None on with one out and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez replaces Garrett Jones at first base for the Pirates, batting 9th.
    - Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 4th.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 4


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 7th   ***

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    - Pedro Alvarez popped out to short to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker advances to second, Garrett Jones advances to third and Travis Snider scored on a Luis Avilan wild pitch with two outs. Runners on second and third and Pedro Alvarez at the plate.
    - Neil Walker walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones grounded into a fielder`s choice, third, catcher to short. On the play, Starling Marte out at home. Runners on first and second with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen flied out to left. On the play, Travis Snider advances to second and Starling Marte advances to third. Runners on second and third and with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Travis Snider singled to right. On the play, Starling Marte advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Luis Avilan enters the game for the Braves with a runner on first with none out.
    - Starling Marte singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Travis Snider due up.
    - Luis Ayala starts the inning for the Braves.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 3


    ***   Atlanta Top 7th   ***

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    - Chris Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Jared Hughes enters the game for the Pirates with a runner on second with two outs.
    - Evan Gattis doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Johnson due up.
    - Justin Upton struck out swinging. On the play, Ramiro Pena caught stealing second, catcher to second. None on with two outs and Evan Gattis due up.
    - Ramiro Pena walked. Runner on first with none out and Justin Upton due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 3


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 6th   ***

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    - Justin Wilson struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Clint Barmes infield single to short scored Neil Walker with two outs. Runner on first and Justin Wilson due up.
    - Russell Martin grounded out pitcher to second to first. On the play, Neil Walker advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez flied out to left. On the play, Neil Walker advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Neil Walker singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Pedro Alvarez due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Atlanta Top 6th   ***

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    - B.J. Upton grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Andrelton Simmons out at second to end the inning.
    - Justin Wilson enters the game for the Pirates with runners on first and second with one out.
    - Kris Medlen struck out on a foul bunt.. Runners on first and second and with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons singled to left. On the play, Gerald Laird advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Kris Medlen due up.
    - Gerald Laird singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Andrelton Simmons due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 5th   ***

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    - Garrett Jones flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Andrew McCutchen struck out looking. Runner on second with two outs and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Travis Snider doubled to right center. Runner on second with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte caught stealing second, catcher to short. None on with one out and Travis Snider at the plate.
    - Starling Marte reached first on Chris Johnson`s fielding error. Runner on first with none out and Travis Snider due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Atlanta Top 5th   ***

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    - Reed Johnson flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Justin Upton stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Reed Johnson at the plate.
    - Chris Johnson flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
    - Evan Gattis struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Chris Johnson due up.
    - Justin Upton walked. Runner on first with none out and Evan Gattis due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 4th   ***

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    - Jeanmar Gomez struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Clint Barmes grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Jeanmar Gomez due up.
    - Russell Martin fouled out to short. None on with one out and Clint Barmes due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Atlanta Top 4th   ***

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    - Ramiro Pena grounded out third to first to end the inning.
    - B.J. Upton singled to left. On the play, Andrelton Simmons advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - Kris Medlen struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons walked. Runner on first with one out and Kris Medlen due up.
    - Gerald Laird grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Andrelton Simmons due up.
    - Jeanmar Gomez starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 3rd   ***

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    - Pedro Alvarez struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker flied out to left. None on with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Atlanta Top 3rd   ***

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    - Reed Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Chris Johnson flied out to right. On the play, Justin Upton advances to third. Runners on first and third and with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
    - Evan Gattis walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Chris Johnson due up.
    - Justin Upton advances to second on a Russell Martin passed ball. Runner on second with one out and Evan Gattis at the plate.
    - Justin Upton walked. Runner on first with one out and Evan Gattis due up.
    - Ramiro Pena struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Upton due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 2


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 2nd   ***

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    - Andrew McCutchen flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Travis Snider struck out looking. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Travis Snider due up.
    - Jonathan Sanchez grounded into a fielder`s choice, catcher to short. On the play, Clint Barmes out at second. Runner on first with one out and Starling Marte due up.
    - Clint Barmes single to right scored Russell Martin with none out. Runner on first and Jonathan Sanchez due up.
    - Russell Martin double to left center scored Pedro Alvarez with none out. Runner on second and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Russell Martin due up.

    Atlanta 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Atlanta Top 2nd   ***

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    - B.J. Upton struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Kris Medlen sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Andrelton Simmons advances to second and Gerald Laird advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and B.J. Upton due up.
    - Andrelton Simmons single to right scored Reed Johnson with one out. On the play, Gerald Laird advances to second. Runners on first and second and Kris Medlen due up.
    - Gerald Laird single to left scored Chris Johnson with one out. On the play, Reed Johnson advances to second. Runners on first and second and Andrelton Simmons due up.
    - Reed Johnson singled to left. On the play, Chris Johnson advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Gerald Laird due up.
    - Chris Johnson singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
    - Evan Gattis struck out swinging. None on with one out and Chris Johnson due up.
    - NOTE: Today`s game is being delayed breifly as the grounds crew corrects the batters box.

    Atlanta 0, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 1st   ***

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    - Neil Walker struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Garrett Jones fouled out to left. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen singled to left. On the play, Travis Snider advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Travis Snider walked. Runner on first with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte lined out to right. None on with one out and Travis Snider due up.

    Atlanta 0, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Atlanta Top 1st   ***

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    - Justin Upton struck out swinging. On the play, Ramiro Pena caught stealing second, catcher to second to end the inning.
    - Ramiro Pena walked. Runner on first with one out and Justin Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton popped out to first. None on with one out and Ramiro Pena due up.
    - UMPIRES: Home,Paul Nauert; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Sam Holbrook; Third, Chris Conroy;


    Final123456789RHE
    Atlanta020000000281
    Pittsburgh «02000110X4100
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Wilson(1-0) L:K.Medlen(1-2) S:J.Grilli (7)
    HR: ATL- None PIT- None


    AtlantaABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Melvin Upton Jr CF501000002.167
    Ramiro Pena 2B300000022.286
    Justin Upton LF300000022.299
    Evan Gattis 1B301010012.250
    Chris Johnson 3B411000001.407
    Reed Johnson RF411000002.125
    Gerald Laird C402100000.300
    Andrelton Simmons SS302100010.211
    Kris Medlen P200000002.000
      Luis Ayala P000000000.000
      Luis Avilan P000000000.000
      Cory Gearrin P000000000.000
      Jordan Schafer PH000000010.444
    Totals31282100713 
     
    PittsburghABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Starling Marte LF401000001.319
    Travis Snider RF312010011.357
    Andrew McCutchen CF401000001.273
    Garrett Jones 1B400000000.300
      Tony Watson P000000000.000
      Jason Grilli P000000000.000
    Neil Walker 2B311000011.266
    Pedro Alvarez 3B411000001.125
    Russell Martin C412110000.216
    Clint Barmes SS302200000.130
    Jonathan Sanchez P100000000.000
      Jeanmar Gomez P100000001.500
      Justin Wilson P100000001.000
      Jared Hughes P000000000.000
      Gaby Sanchez 1B100000000.214
    Totals33410320027 


    E_C.Johnson. LOB_Atlanta 10, Pittsburgh 9. 2B_E.Gattis, T.Snider, R.Martin. S_K.Medlen, C.Barmes. SB_J.Upton (3). CS_R.Pena 2, S.Marte. GIDP_B.Upton. DP_Pittsburgh 3 (R.Martin and N.Walker 2), (C.Barmes, N.Walker and G.Jones).

    AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Kris Medlen (L 1-2)6.073316099-642.16
    Luis Ayala0.01110002-12.08
    Luis Avilan1.010010020-101.69
    Cory Gearrin1.010001020-120.00
     
    PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Jonathan Sanchez3.042235074-4111.12
    Jeanmar Gomez2.130023046-290.96
    Justin Wilson (W 1-0)1.110011017-91.50
    Jared Hughes0.10000104-35.40
    Tony Watson1.000001017-123.00
    Jason Grilli (S 7)1.000012023-140.00


    L.Ayala pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

    PB_R.Martin.
    HBP_by K.Medlen (S.Marte).
    WP_L.Avilan.
    T_3:30. A_20873.
    Umpires_Home,Paul Nauert; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Sam Holbrook; Third, Chris Conroy.
    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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