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Homers sink Bucs
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Marlins 7, Pirates 3
Jason Bay, who doubled and scored twice, steals third base. (J. Pat Carter/AP)
A Ronny Paulino groundout tied the game early, but a fourth-inning grand slam put the Pirates behind for good. Chris Gomez drove in two runs in the sixth. Starter Paul Maholm struck out nine, but gave up five earned runs from two homers in five innings.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (2-3)
Lost 2
Florida 7, Pittsburgh 3   FLA
Florida (3-2)
Won 2
April 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0   3 8 2
Florida
1 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 X   7 8 1
Standings thru 4/5/08  |  Recap: PIT | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Marlins stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5020014.391
Rivas, L, SS5010012.200
Bay, LF4210011.167
LaRoche, 1B3100122.091
Nady, RF3000102.381
Paulino, C4011001.250
Bautista, 3B4010023.150
Gomez, 2B4012002.200
Maholm, P1000110.000
  a-Sanchez, F, PH0000100.417
  Meek, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  Osoria, P0000000.000
  b-Mientkiewicz, PH1010000.500
Totals343834817 

a-Walked for Maholm in the 6th. b-Singled for Osoria in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (1, Hendrickson).
TB: McLouth 2; Rivas, L; Bay 2; Paulino; Bautista; Gomez; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: Paulino (2), Gomez 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Gomez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche; Rivas, L; Gomez; McLouth 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: McLouth (2, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Treanor), Nady (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Treanor), Bay (1, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Treanor).

FIELDING
E: Maholm (1, throw), Meek (1, throw).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS3211021.438
Uggla, 2B3100120.150
Jacobs, 1B4114020.250
  Amezaga, 3B0000000.429
Willingham, LF4010020.238
Ross, CF4010001.143
Cantu, 3B-1B4120012.200
Carroll, RF4111022.125
Treanor, C3111012.167
Hendrickson, P2000021.000
  Kensing, P0000000.000
  Pinto, P0000000.000
  a-Gonzalez, PH1000001.364
  Miller, Ju, P0000000.000
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
Totals3278711410 

a-Popped out for Pinto in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Ross (1, Osoria).
3B: Carroll (1, Meek).
HR: Ramirez (1, 1st inning off Maholm, 0 on, 0 out), Jacobs (2, 5th inning off Maholm, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez 4; Jacobs 4; Willingham; Ross 2; Cantu 2; Carroll 3; Treanor.
RBI: Ramirez (2), Jacobs 4 (5), Carroll (1), Treanor (1).
2-out RBI: Jacobs 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Treanor 2.
S: Treanor.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Cantu (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Carroll (Rivas, L at 2nd base).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm (L, 0-1)5.05551929.00
Meek 0.122200036.00
Marte 1.200004023.14
Osoria 1.01000105.40
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hendrickson (W, 1-1)5.15313406.10
Kensing (H, 1)0.12001000.00
Pinto (H, 1)0.10000002.45
Miller, Ju 2.00000200.00
Lindstrom 1.01000200.00

WP: Kensing.
HBP: Ramirez (by Maholm).
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 92-61, Meek 13-9, Marte 20-13, Osoria 13-9, Hendrickson 89-53, Kensing 20-12, Pinto 3-3, Miller, Ju 26-17, Lindstrom 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maholm 3-3, Meek 0-1, Marte 0-1, Osoria 2-0, Hendrickson 6-4, Kensing 0-1, Pinto 1-0, Miller, Ju 3-1, Lindstrom 1-0.
Batters faced: Maholm 22, Meek 4, Marte 5, Osoria 4, Hendrickson 23, Kensing 4, Pinto 1, Miller, Ju 6, Lindstrom 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Marte 1-0, Kensing 2-2, Pinto 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 15,752.

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