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Game Story

Cast aside and then welcomed back, Steve Pearce enjoyed a memorable performance in his return to the Orioles. Pearce had three hits and two RBIs to help Baltimore beat the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 Thursday in a doubleheader opener. Nick Markakis homered and No. 9 hitter Ryan Flaherty drove ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 2
Bal 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 X 5 9 1

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
Pedro Álvarez singled to center, Jose Tabata scored
PIT 1 - BAL 0
Bottom 5th: Baltimore
Steve Pearce singled to shallow left, Delmon Young scored, Steve Clevenger to third, J.J. Hardy to second
PIT 1 - BAL 1
Ryan Flaherty singled to shallow left, Steve Clevenger and J.J. Hardy scored, Steve Pearce to second
PIT 1 - BAL 3
Bottom 6th: Baltimore
Steve Pearce singled to shallow left, Steve Clevenger scored, J.J. Hardy to second
PIT 1 - BAL 4
Bottom 7th: Baltimore
Nick Markakis homered to deep right center
PIT 1 - BAL 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jose TabataRF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Ike Davis1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .200
Andrew McCutchenCF 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .295
Pedro Álvarez3B 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .194
Gaby SánchezDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .275
Neil Walker2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .245
Starling MarteLF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 .241
Tony SánchezC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .276
Jordy MercerSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .159
Travis SniderPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .208
Clint BarmesSS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Totals 35 1 9 1 0 3 6 2 23
Batting
3B - J Tabata (1, B Norris)
RBI - P Alvarez (15)
2-out RBI - P Alvarez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sanchez 4, N Walker 1, J Mercer 2, T Snider 2
Team LOB - 13
Running
SB - S Marte 2 (9, 2nd base off B Norris/S Clevenger, 2nd base off B Norris/S Clevenger)
Fielding
E - P Alvarez (5, throw); N Walker (1, field)
DP - 1 (C Morton-J Mercer-I Davis)

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jemile Weeks2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273
Jonathan Schoop2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Nelson CruzLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .289
Nick MarkakisRF 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .306
Adam JonesCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .262
Delmon YoungDH 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Steve ClevengerC 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .261
J.J. HardySS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Steve Pearce1B 4 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Ryan Flaherty3B 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 3 .194
Totals 31 5 9 5 1 2 5 0 12
Batting
2B - S Clevenger (4, C Morton)
HR - N Markakis (1, 7th inning off J Gomez 0 on, 1 Out)
S - J Weeks, J Hardy
RBI - N Markakis (9), S Pearce 2 (2), R Flaherty 2 (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Weeks 1, A Jones 2, J Hardy 1
GIDP - J Weeks
Team LOB - 6
Running
CS - N Cruz (1, 2nd base by J Gomez/T Sanchez)
Fielding
E - D O'Day (1, throw)
DP - 1 (J Hardy-S Pearce-R Flaherty)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Charlie Morton(L, 0-4) 5.1 7 4 2 2 4 0 1.40 4.21
Jeanmar Gómez 2.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 1.65 4.96

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Bud Norris(W, 2-2) 5.1 7 1 1 1 3 0 1.28 3.94
Ryan Webb(HLD, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 4.09
Zach Britton(HLD, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.98 1.10
Darren O'Day 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.36 0.82
Brian Matusz 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.17 4.66
Tommy Hunter(SV, 7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 2.79
Pitching
WP - B Norris
IBB - N Markakis (by C Morton)
HBP - A McCutchen (by Z Britton); G Sanchez (by B Norris); N Walker (by B Norris)
Pitches-strikes - C Morton 98-60; J Gomez 36-21; B Norris 105-72; R Webb 5-5; Z Britton 17-9; D O'Day 11-7; B Matusz 18-10; T Hunter 6-3
Ground balls-fly balls - C Morton 13-2; J Gomez 4-4; B Norris 11-2; R Webb 0-2; Z Britton 2-0; D O'Day 2-1; B Matusz 2-0; T Hunter 0-0
Batters faced - C Morton 26; J Gomez 9; B Norris 25; R Webb 3; Z Britton 5; D O'Day 3; B Matusz 4; T Hunter 1
Game Details
Game Time: 3:08.
Umpires: HP--Pat Hoberg. 1B--Jeff Gosney. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Weather: 73 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 0.