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Sabathia dominant
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Brewers 7, Pirates 0
Rickie Weeks rounds the bases after going deep to begin the game. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
A dribbler in front of the plate in the fifth inning was all that kept CC Sabathia from tossing the second no-hitter in Brewers history. Sabathia was simply overpowering, striking out 11 on the way to his fifth shutout of the season.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (80-56)
Won 3
Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 0   PIT
Pittsburgh (57-79)
Lost 10
August 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0   7 11 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 1 0
Standings thru 8/31/08  |  Recap: MIL | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Pirates stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Weeks, R, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 .227
Counsell, SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .232
Braun, LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .300
Fielder, 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .268
Hart, RF 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .286
Kapler, CF 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .301
Hall, 3B 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .231
Kendall, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .255
Sabathia, P 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .216
Totals 37 7 11 6 4 3 12  

BATTING
2B: Hart (40, Karstens), Hall (21, Yates), Kapler (16, Burnett, S).
HR: Weeks, R (11, 1st inning off Karstens, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Counsell; Braun 2; Kendall; Kapler 2; Fielder 2; Hart 2; Weeks, R 4; Hall 3.
RBI: Weeks, R (39), Hall 2 (53), Fielder (81), Kapler 2 (37).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sabathia 3; Hart.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Braun (4, 2nd base by Karstens/Chavez, R).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Hall-Weeks, R-Fielder, Sabathia-Fielder).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Wilson, Ja, SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .274
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Doumit, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .322
Sanchez, F, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .257
McLouth, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .270
Michaels, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .230
LaRoche, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .165
Moss, RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .267
Gomez, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .284
Chavez, R, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
Karstens, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .200
  Yates, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Davis, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rivas, L, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227
Totals 26 0 1 0 3 11 6  

a-Struck out for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: LaRoche.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, R.
GIDP: Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: LaRoche (1, 3rd base off Sabathia/Kendall).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 15-8) 9.0 1 0 0 3 11 0 2.82
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Karstens (L, 2-4) 6.1 5 3 3 1 0 1 3.62
Yates 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 5.20
Burnett, S 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 5.24
Davis, J 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Grabow 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.05

Burnett, S pitched to 4 batters in the 8th.

WP: Burnett, S.
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 117-79, Karstens 110-74, Yates 28-16, Burnett, S 15-4, Davis, J 7-3, Grabow 21-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 6-4, Karstens 8-7, Yates 2-0, Burnett, S 0-0, Davis, J 1-1, Grabow 1-0.
Batters faced: Sabathia 29, Karstens 24, Yates 6, Burnett, S 4, Davis, J 2, Grabow 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Yates 2-2, Burnett, S 2-2, Davis, J 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 81 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:56.
Att: 21,293.
Venue: PNC Park.
August 31, 2008
August 31, 2008

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