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Tough-luck Zito
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Pirates 3, Giants 1
Southpaw Barry Zito struck out five and walked two. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Barry Zito worked himself out of several jams early on, but couldn't keep the Pirates down, giving up a two-run homer in the fourth en route to his seventh loss. Bengie Molina drove in the Giants' lone run with a single in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (14-20)
Lost 3
Pittsburgh 3, San Francisco 1   PIT
Pittsburgh (14-19)
Won 2
May 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 7 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X   3 8 0
Standings thru 5/7/08  |  Recap: SF | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Pirates stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .306
Winn, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .269
Rowand, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .333
Molina, B, C 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .295
Aurilia, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .274
Castillo, Jo, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .241
Burriss, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .229
  b-Velez, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Bocock, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143
Zito, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
  a-Ortmeier, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275
  Yabu, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Holm, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .290
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 7 1 1 9 15  

a-Doubled for Zito in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Burriss in the 7th. c-Struck out for Yabu in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ortmeier (5, Dumatrait), Castillo, Jo (11, Yates).
TB: Winn 2; Rowand; Molina, B 2; Castillo, Jo 2; Ortmeier 2.
RBI: Molina, B (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bocock; Rowand; Velez.
GIDP: Rowand; Castillo, Jo.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Bocock (4, fielding).
DP: 4 (Castillo, Jo-Aurilia, Aurilia, Bocock-Burriss-Aurilia, Bocock-Aurilia).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .240
Bautista, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .239
McLouth, CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .333
Bay, LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 .270
Nady, RF 4 1 1 2 0 2 4 .349
LaRoche, Ad, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .208
Paulino, R, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .217
Bixler, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200
Dumatrait, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  Yates, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Rivas, L, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
  Marte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 3 8 2 3 8 15  

a-Reached on error for Yates in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sanchez, F (5, Zito).
3B: McLouth (2, Walker, T).
HR: Nady (5, 4th inning off Zito, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 2; Bautista; McLouth 3; Bay 2; Nady 4; LaRoche, Ad; Bixler.
RBI: Nady 2 (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nady; McLouth.
GIDP: Paulino, R; Nady.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Bixler-Sanchez, F-LaRoche, Ad, Sanchez, F-Bixler-LaRoche, Ad).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (L, 0-7) 5.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 6.95
Yabu 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.66
Walker, T 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.40
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dumatrait (W, 1-1) 5.2 3 0 0 1 5 0 3.86
Yates (H, 4) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.45
Marte (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.06
Capps (S, 7) 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.07

WP: Yabu.
HBP: McLouth (by Zito).
Pitches-strikes: Zito 99-58, Yabu 33-19, Walker, T 14-12, Dumatrait 78-43, Yates 18-13, Marte 13-9, Capps 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 4-2, Yabu 4-0, Walker, T 1-0, Dumatrait 4-6, Yates 2-0, Marte 0-0, Capps 1-1.
Batters faced: Zito 21, Yabu 8, Walker, T 4, Dumatrait 20, Yates 5, Marte 3, Capps 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Yates 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 2:34.
Att: 9,788.
May 7, 2008

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