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Pirates 12, Giants 6
Jonathan Sanchez regroups after a fourth-inning homer. (Don Wright/AP)
Jonathan Sanchez got knocked around, tying his season high by allowing seven runs without making it out of the fifth inning, and reliever Brad Hennessey also had a rough outing, giving up five runs. Rich Aurilia contributed three hits, and Jose Castillo launched a three-run homer in his first game against his former team.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (14-19)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 12, San Francisco 6   PIT
Pittsburgh (13-19)
Won 1
May 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1   6 12 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 3 2 3 1 3 0 X   12 14 0
Standings thru 5/6/08  |  Recap: SF | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Pirates stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Velez, 2B4110102.233
Burriss, SS4010102.242
Winn, RF3010001.260
  Bowker, RF2121000.271
Molina, C3000001.287
  Holm, C2000003.300
Rowand, CF3010000.337
  Lewis, CF1100002.317
Aurilia, 1B4231001.284
Castillo, 3B3113102.241
Ortmeier, LF4021012.256
Sanchez, P2000021.067
  Hennessey, P1000001.500
  Valdez, P0000000.000
  Chulk, P0000000.000
  a-Bocock, PH1000010.149
Totals3761263418 

a-Struck out for Chulk in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (11, Duke), Aurilia (3, Duke), Ortmeier (4, Duke), Bowker (2, Capps).
3B: Velez (4, Capps).
HR: Castillo (2, 8th inning off Burnett, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Velez 3; Burriss; Winn; Bowker 3; Rowand 2; Aurilia 4; Castillo 4; Ortmeier 3.
RBI: Ortmeier (2), Aurilia (11), Castillo 3 (13), Bowker (10).
2-out RBI: Aurilia; Castillo 3; Bowker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortmeier; Velez; Holm.
GIDP: Molina.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Velez (3, 2nd base by Duke/Doumit).
PO: Velez (1st base by Duke).

FIELDING
PB: Molina (3).
DP: (Sanchez-Velez-Aurilia).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, F, 2B4232100.240
McLouth, CF5233003.333
Bay, LF3100112.259
  Morgan, LF1000000.138
Doumit, C5111012.337
Nady, RF4122110.352
LaRoche, 1B3212211.206
Bautista, 3B4111002.236
Gomez, SS4221002.276
Duke, P3010020.133
  Burnett, P0000000.000
  Capps, P0000000.000
Totals361214125612 

BATTING
2B: Doumit (6, Hennessey), Nady (12, Hennessey), Bautista (8, Hennessey).
HR: McLouth 2 (9, 3rd inning off Sanchez, 1 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Hennessey, 0 on, 2 out), LaRoche (3, 4th inning off Sanchez, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 3; McLouth 9; Doumit 2; Nady 3; LaRoche 4; Bautista 2; Gomez 2; Duke.
RBI: Sanchez, F 2 (13), McLouth 3 (28), LaRoche 2 (10), Doumit (13), Nady 2 (32), Bautista (16), Gomez (9).
2-out RBI: McLouth; Bautista; Gomez; Sanchez, F.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez 2; McLouth.
S: Duke.
GIDP: Doumit.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Bautista-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).
Pickoffs: Duke (Velez at 1st base).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sanchez (L, 2-2)4.16773424.74
Hennessey 2.175522112.94
Valdez 0.10000001.15
Chulk 1.01000002.13
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke (W, 1-2)7.18333304.60
Burnett 0.222200127.00
Capps 1.02110102.63

WP: Sanchez, Burnett.
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez 92-53, Hennessey 69-42, Valdez 3-1, Chulk 18-11, Duke 104-65, Burnett 10-6, Capps 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sanchez 4-5, Hennessey 3-2, Valdez 0-1, Chulk 1-2, Duke 10-8, Burnett 2-0, Capps 0-2.
Batters faced: Sanchez 21, Hennessey 16, Valdez 1, Chulk 4, Duke 31, Burnett 4, Capps 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hennessey 2-2, Valdez 2-0, Burnett 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 12,030.

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