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Box > Colorado 4, Pittsburgh 3
Rockies stand tall
With runners on the corners in the ninth, closer Brian Fuentes induced pinch-hitter David Ross to pop out to catcher JD Closser -- with baserunner Michael Restovich bearing down on Closser -- to end the game.
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JD Closser prepares to make the catch for the final out of the game. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
After dominating the Rockies by a combined score of 17-7 in the first two games of the weekend series, the Pirates were unable to complete a sweep of the National League's worst team.
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• Notes: Lawton takes a day of rest
 
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Colorado (13-28)
Won 1
Colorado 4, Pittsburgh 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (19-22)
Lost 1
May 22, 2005
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Colorado
0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0   4 7 2
Pittsburgh
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   3 6 1
Standings through 5/22/05  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Pirates Stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sullivan, CF5000014.301
Barmes, SS5000012.349
Helton, 1B3100230.301
Holliday, LF5120013.279
Hawpe, RF3120101.327
Atkins, 3B2101102.299
Relaford, 2B3012001.297
Closser, C3010104.177
Kennedy, P4010001.200
Fuentes, P0000000.000
Totals334735618 

BATTING
2B: Hawpe (3, Fogg).
TB: Holliday 2; Hawpe 3; Relaford; Closser; Kennedy.
RBI: Relaford 2 (7), Atkins (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Relaford; Holliday 2; Closser; Atkins; Sullivan.
SF: Relaford.
GIDP: Closser.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sullivan (2, 2nd base off Fogg/Cota).

FIELDING
E: Barmes 2 (10, fielding, throw).
DP: (Relaford-Barmes-Helton).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Redman, T, CF4000011.217
Wilson, J, SS4100001.196
Bay, LF2110211.280
Ward, 1B4011013.274
Castillo, 2B4121000.333
Restovich, RF3000112.282
Wigginton, 3B4000012.174
Cota, C4011010.241
Fogg, P1000000.133
a-Sanchez, PH1010000.254
Grabow, P0000000.000
Torres, P0000000.000
b-Hill, PH1000010.269
Vogelsong, P0000000.000
c-Ross, PH1000002.200
Totals333633712 

a-Singled for Fogg in the 5th. b-Struck out for Torres in the 8th. c-Popped out for Vogelsong in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo (4, Kennedy).
3B: Bay (3, Kennedy).
TB: Bay 3; Ward; Castillo 3; Cota; Sanchez.
RBI: Ward (21), Castillo (9), Cota (11).
2-out RBI: Ward; Cota.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Restovich; Ross.
GIDP: Ward.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Redman, T (3, fielding).
DP: (Ward-Wilson, J-Ward).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy (W, 3-4)8.15322606.56
Fuentes (S, 2)0.21001102.75
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fogg (L, 3-3)5.05435403.94
Grabow 2.01000102.13
Torres 1.01000003.50
Vogelsong 1.00000105.51

WP: Grabow.
IBB: Helton (by Fogg), Hawpe (by Fogg).
HBP: Atkins (by Fogg).
Pitches-strikes: Kennedy 109-70, Fuentes 25-16, Fogg 94-52, Grabow 29-18, Torres 14-8, Vogelsong 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kennedy 12-7, Fuentes 0-1, Fogg 7-4, Grabow 4-1, Torres 2-1, Vogelsong 2-0.
Batters faced: Kennedy 32, Fuentes 4, Fogg 26, Grabow 7, Torres 4, Vogelsong 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fuentes 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 20,853.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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