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Box > Pittsburgh 8, Colorado 3
Perez baffles Rockies
Colorado right-hander Jason Jennings (1-6) had a rough outing, as he allowed eight runs on nine hits in 4 1/3 innings. "I didn't really give us much of a chance," Jennings said.
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Oliver Perez allowed only two runs in five innings in the Pirates' win Saturday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Oliver Perez, who had struggled to a 1-4 start before taking a two-week hiatus to retool his pitching mechanics, once again looked like the dominant pitcher of 2004.
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Colorado (12-28)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 8, Colorado 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (19-21)
Won 2
May 21, 2005
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Colorado
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0   3 3 0
Pittsburgh
0 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 X   8 11 0
Standings through 5/21/05  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Pirates Stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Barmes, SS5000020.360
Gonzalez, 1B2110200.275
Atkins, 3B3000102.308
Greene, C3000110.288
Wilson, CF1101210.246
Holliday, LF3122100.274
Mohr, RF2000022.180
a-Sullivan, PH-RF1000000.324
c-Miles, PH-2B1000003.312
Relaford, 2B-RF4000022.295
Jennings, P2000010.118
Neal, P0000000.000
b-Hawpe, PH1000010.317
Cortes, P0000000.000
Carvajal, P0000000.000
d-Closser, PH1000010.171
Totals293337119 

a-Flied out for Mohr in the 7th. b-Struck out for Neal in the 7th. c-Flied out for Sullivan in the 8th. d-Struck out for Carvajal in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Holliday (2, 4th inning off Perez, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Gonzalez; Holliday 5.
RBI: Holliday 2 (20), Wilson (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Relaford; Miles 2.
SF: Wilson.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Cortes-Barmes-Gonzalez).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lawton, RF4111101.264
Wilson, J, SS4011010.201
Bay, LF4000023.277
Ward, 1B4110002.275
Castillo, 2B3120100.323
Mackowiak, 3B3210113.321
Redman, T, CF2222100.228
Cota, C4124003.241
White, P0000000.000
Gonzalez, P0000000.000
Perez, P2010001.071
a-Wigginton, PH1000001.183
Meadows, P0000000.000
Torres, P0000000.000
Ross, C1000000.203
Totals3281184414 

a-Popped out for Perez in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Cota (6, Jennings), Ward (7, Jennings), Mackowiak (6, Jennings), Redman, T (2, Jennings), Castillo (3, Cortes).
3B: Lawton (1, Jennings).
TB: Lawton 3; Wilson, J; Ward 2; Castillo 3; Mackowiak 2; Redman, T 3; Cota 3; Perez.
RBI: Cota 4 (10), Lawton (19), Wilson, J (9), Redman, T 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Lawton; Wilson, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ward 2.
S: Wilson, J.
SF: Redman, T.
GIDP: Cota.
Team LOB: 6.

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 1-6)4.19884207.05
Neal 1.20000007.71
Cortes 1.02000107.20
Carvajal 1.00000101.65
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (W, 2-4)5.02224817.50
Meadows 2.00000207.53
Torres 0.10113003.71
White 0.11000003.93
Gonzalez (S, 1)1.10000102.08

Pitches-strikes: Jennings 72-42, Neal 17-11, Cortes 15-11, Carvajal 12-9, Perez 96-57, Meadows 26-16, Torres 15-3, White 4-4, Gonzalez 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jennings 3-8, Neal 3-2, Cortes 2-0, Carvajal 1-1, Perez 1-6, Meadows 2-2, Torres 1-0, White 0-1, Gonzalez 2-1.
Batters faced: Jennings 26, Neal 5, Cortes 4, Carvajal 3, Perez 21, Meadows 6, Torres 4, White 2, Gonzalez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Neal 1-0, White 3-1, Gonzalez 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 2:37.
Att: 37,504.

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