Ramon Vazquez plated the Bucs' lone run Thursday, an unearned tally in the third inning. (AP)
By Jenifer Langosch / MLB.com
The Bucs were held hitless through 6 2/3 innings Thursday, and even Ramon Vazquez's big base knock in the seventh and unearned run in the third couldn't undo a late St. Louis rally as Pittsburgh fell in the finale. Ross Ohlendorf lasted six-plus frames in what was a stellar start.
HBP: Ryan (by Burnett, S). Pitches-strikes:
Ohlendorf 94-58, Burnett, S 12-9, Yates 10-7, Carpenter, C 92-61, Franklin 15-11, Reyes, De 11-6. Groundouts-flyouts:
Ohlendorf 6-8, Burnett, S 0-1, Yates 1-1, Carpenter, C 12-1, Franklin 0-2, Reyes, De 2-1. Batters faced:
Ohlendorf 25, Burnett, S 4, Yates 3, Carpenter, C 26, Franklin 3, Reyes, De 3. Inherited runners-scored:
Burnett, S 2-1. Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Paul Schrieber. Weather:
58 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 12 mph, R to L. T: 2:31. Att: 35,293. Venue: Busch Stadium. April
9, 2009 April 9, 2009
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