Ryan Doumit tags out J.J. Hardy attempting to score in the third inning. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
By George Von Benko / Special to MLB.com
The Pirates hoped ace Paul Maholm would be the one to stop their eight-game losing streak Saturday. Unfortunately, the southpaw had one of his roughest outings in what has been a solid season, allowing seven runs in just 5 1/3 innings.
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