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Rally comes up short
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Phillies 6, Pirates 5
Jason Bay got the Bucs on the scoreboard with his fifth home run. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
After Zach Duke's early struggles left the Bucs in a six-run hole, they trimmed it to one, but could not even it up. Xavier Nady -- who has hit in 13 straight -- drove in three, while Jason Bay went deep and Doug Mientkiewicz added an RBI double.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (13-11)
Won 2
Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (9-14)
Lost 2
April 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0   6 10 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0   5 8 0
Standings thru 4/25/08  |  Recap: PHI | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Pirates stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taguchi, RF5010002.235
Werth, CF4222113.313
Utley, 1B-2B4100101.368
Burrell, LF3110112.354
  1-Bohn, PR-LF1000000.333
Coste, C5033000.406
Feliz, 3B4000004.203
Bruntlett, SS4110002.210
Harman, 2B3111000.250
  a-Dobbs, PH0000100.355
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Lidge, P0000000.000
Eaton, P2000001.000
  Durbin, C, P1010000.500
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  b-Howard, PH-1B1000011.174
Totals3761064316 

a-Walked for Harman in the 8th. b-Struck out for Gordon in the 8th.
1-Ran for Burrell in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Coste (4, Duke), Burrell (7, Duke), Harman (1, Duke).
HR: Werth (5, 3rd inning off Duke, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Taguchi; Werth 5; Burrell 2; Coste 4; Bruntlett; Harman 2; Durbin, C.
RBI: Coste 3 (7), Werth 2 (11), Harman (1).
2-out RBI: Coste 3; Werth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Feliz; Werth 2; Bruntlett.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Utley-Bruntlett-Eaton).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF4000111.319
Sanchez, F, 2B5000011.212
Bay, LF4211111.269
Doumit, C3220101.359
Nady, RF4123011.344
LaRoche, 1B4000013.141
Mientkiewicz, 3B3011010.222
  b-Bautista, PH-3B0000100.178
Bixler, SS3020100.195
Duke, P2000003.100
  a-Rivas, L, PH1000000.184
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  c-Paulino, PH1000002.281
  Capps, P0000000.000
Totals345855613 

a-Grounded out for Duke in the 6th. b-Walked for Mientkiewicz in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Grabow in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Doumit 2 (4, Eaton, Durbin, C), Nady (7, Eaton), Mientkiewicz (3, Eaton).
HR: Bay (5, 4th inning off Eaton, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bay 4; Doumit 4; Nady 3; Mientkiewicz 2; Bixler 2.
RBI: Bay (8), Nady 3 (23), Mientkiewicz (4).
2-out RBI: Mientkiewicz; Nady 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duke; Paulino.
GIDP: LaRoche.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Doumit (2).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 3.25332315.08
Durbin, C 2.12221101.56
Gordon (W, 2-2)1.00001006.52
Romero (H, 3)1.01001000.00
Lidge (S, 6)1.00000200.00
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke (L, 0-2)6.09662215.34
Yates 1.01002004.63
Marte 0.20000107.84
Grabow 0.10000000.00
Capps 1.00000002.31

Yates pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Eaton.
Pitches-strikes: Eaton 60-33, Durbin, C 33-19, Gordon 22-12, Romero 21-11, Lidge 11-8, Duke 107-67, Yates 18-9, Marte 8-6, Grabow 3-3, Capps 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Eaton 4-4, Durbin, C 3-3, Gordon 0-3, Romero 3-0, Lidge 0-1, Duke 11-5, Yates 2-1, Marte 1-0, Grabow 0-1, Capps 1-2.
Batters faced: Eaton 17, Durbin, C 10, Gordon 4, Romero 5, Lidge 3, Duke 29, Yates 6, Marte 2, Grabow 1, Capps 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin, C 2-0, Marte 1-0, Grabow 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 2:57.
Att: 23,930.

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