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Game Story

His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 2013. With the Pirates in the thick of the race in the NL Central, the timing couldn't be better. Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
SF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Pittsburgh
Josh Harrison homered to right
PIT 1 - SF 0
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
Travis Snider homered to right, Ike Davis scored
PIT 3 - SF 0
Bottom 2nd: San Francisco
Michael Morse homered to deep left
PIT 3 - SF 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .299
Grégory PolancoRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .309
Neil Walker2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Russell MartinC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
Ike Davis1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .245
Brent MorelPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Travis SniderLF 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 .257
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Gaby SánchezPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Jordy MercerSS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .253
Francisco LirianoP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .103
Michael MartínezLF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .133
Totals 34 3 7 3 2 2 2 1 8
Batting
2B - A McCutchen (30, J Machi)
3B - J Mercer (1, T Hudson)
HR - J Harrison (8, 1st inning off T Hudson 0 on, 0 Out), T Snider (7, 2nd inning off T Hudson 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Harrison (35), T Snider 2 (21)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 1, T Snider 1, F Liriano 1
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - A McCutchen (17, 3rd base off J Machi/A Susac)
Fielding
DP - 1 (N Walker-J Mercer-I Davis)

San Francisco

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Hunter PenceRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Gregor BlancoCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .235
Buster Posey1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285
Pablo Sandoval3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273
Michael MorseLF 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 2 .272
Andrew SusacC 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .167
Travis IshikawaPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222
Dan Uggla2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .149
Brandon CrawfordSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .233
Tim HudsonP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .050
Jean MachiP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Joaquín ÁriasPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
Jeremy AffeldtP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 1 13 0 12
Batting
2B - G Blanco (8, F Liriano)
HR - M Morse (15, 2nd inning off F Liriano 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - M Morse (48)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Sandoval 2, A Susac 1, T Ishikawa 1
GIDP - G Blanco
Team LOB - 5

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco Liriano(W, 3-7) 7.0 4 1 1 1 11 1 1.37 3.97
Tony Watson(HLD, 25) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.07 1.61
Mark Melancon(SV, 20) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.86 2.12

San Francisco

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tim Hudson(L, 8-8) 7.0 6 3 3 1 2 2 1.12 2.71
Jean Machi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.97 1.62
Jeremy Affeldt 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.89 1.34
Pitching
WP - F Liriano
Pitches-strikes - M Melancon 15-11; T Watson 9-5; F Liriano 110-68; T Hudson 114-73; J Machi 14-10; J Affeldt 13-7
Ground balls-fly balls - M Melancon 1-0; T Watson 1-1; F Liriano 8-2; T Hudson 12-6; J Machi 2-1; J Affeldt 2-1
Batters faced - M Melancon 4; T Watson 3; F Liriano 26; T Hudson 28; J Machi 4; J Affeldt 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:45.
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Chris Segal. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 62 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 42,242.