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Box > Pittsburgh 6, Baltimore 1
Big Mack attack backs Wells
Starter Bruce Chen settled down after yielding three first-inning runs -- shutting the Pirates out for the next five innings -- but the Orioles' offense produced just one run on Wednesday night, on Miguel Tejada's solo blast off Kip Wells leading off the eighth.
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Kip Wells struck out four and walked just one to improve his record to 5-4. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Lloyd McClendon started four lefties against southpaw Bruce Chen, and it paid off as one of those players, Rob Mackowiak, hit a two-run triple and two-run single. The support was more than enough for Kip Wells, who allowed one run over seven-plus strong innings.
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 Mackowiak rips two-run triple
Baltimore (35-24)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 6, Baltimore 1   PIT
Pittsburgh (28-30)
Won 2
June 8, 2005
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 9 0
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 X   6 10 0
Standings through 6/8/05  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Newhan, CF5010015.209
Mora, 3B3010101.309
Tejada, SS4111023.328
Palmeiro, 1B4000002.251
Surhoff, LF4010002.318
Gomez, 2B3010111.382
Gibbons, RF4010002.265
Fasano, C3000012.244
b-Roberts, PH1010000.369
Chen, P2010000.500
a-Nivar, PH0000000.364
Williams, P0000000.000
Ryan, P0000000.000
c-Sosa, PH1010000.248

a-Hit by pitch for Chen in the 7th. b-Doubled for Fasano in the 9th. c-Singled for Ryan in the 9th.

2B: Gomez (6, Wells), Roberts (14, White).
HR: Tejada (17, 8th inning off Wells, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Newhan; Mora; Tejada 4; Surhoff; Gomez 2; Gibbons; Roberts 2; Chen; Sosa.
RBI: Tejada (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Surhoff; Newhan; Gibbons; Mora.
GIDP: Gomez; Newhan.
Team LOB: 9.

DP: 2 (Mora-Gomez-Palmeiro, Tejada-Gomez-Palmeiro).

Lawton, RF4220001.276
Redman, T, CF4231001.264
Bay, LF2200201.283
Mackowiak, 3B4034010.346
Ward, 1B4000013.282
Castillo, 2B4000013.285
Cota, C4010002.248
Wilson, J, SS3010001.237
Wells, P3000011.138
Gonzalez, P0000000.000
White, P0000000.000

2B: Lawton 2 (17, Chen, Williams), Redman, T (5, Chen), Mackowiak (9, Chen).
3B: Mackowiak (1, Chen).
TB: Lawton 4; Redman, T 4; Mackowiak 6; Cota; Wilson, J.
RBI: Redman, T (16), Mackowiak 4 (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cota; Redman, T; Castillo.
GIDP: Bay; Wilson, J.
Team LOB: 4.

DP: 2 (Wilson, J-Ward, Castillo-Wilson, J-Ward).

Chen (L, 5-4)6.06331203.61
Williams 1.03331004.74
Ryan 1.01000202.05
Wells (W, 5-4)7.07112413.39
Gonzalez (H, 10)1.00000103.04
White 1.02000002.60

Williams pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.
Wells pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Ryan.
HBP: Nivar (by Wells).
Pitches-strikes: Chen 75-47, Williams 21-11, Ryan 15-10, Wells 95-59, Gonzalez 9-6, White 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chen 9-7, Williams 3-0, Ryan 1-0, Wells 11-6, Gonzalez 1-1, White 3-0.
Batters faced: Chen 24, Williams 6, Ryan 4, Wells 30, Gonzalez 3, White 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ryan 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Joe Brinkman. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:32.
Att: 37,438.

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