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Harang blanks Bucs
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Reds 2, Pirates 0
Aaron Harang is greeted by Ramon Hernandez after his complete-game shutout on Sunday. (AP)
Aaron Harang delivered a memorable start for the Reds on Sunday, striking out nine Pirates batters while limiting them to just three hits over nine innings. Brandon Phillips' two-run shot in the first inning proved to be more than ample support.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 04/10: PPD
  • Sat. 04/11: PIT 10, CIN 2
  • Sun. 04/12: CIN 2, PIT 0
PIT
Pittsburgh (3-3)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 0   CIN
Cincinnati (2-3)
Won 1
April 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Cincinnati
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   2 7 0
Standings thru 4/12/09  |  Recap: PIT | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Reds stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .423
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .143
Doumit, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
LaRoche, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .136
LaRoche, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Vazquez, R, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Moss, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Wilson, Ja, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318
Snell, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Hansen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hinske, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 29 0 3 0 0 9 6  

a-Grounded out for LaRoche in the 8th. b-Popped out for Chavez, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Morgan (1, Harang).
TB: Moss; Morgan 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Doumit.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Morgan (1, 2nd base by Harang/Hernandez, Ra).

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).
Triple Play: (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Taveras, W, CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .364
Dickerson, LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .333
Votto, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .400
Phillips, 2B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .357
Bruce, RF 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .200
Encarnacion, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .231
Hernandez, Ra, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .067
Gonzalez, Al, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Harang, P 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000
Totals 27 2 7 2 5 9 18  

BATTING
2B: Taveras, W (1, Snell), Votto (1, Snell).
HR: Phillips (1, 1st inning off Snell, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Taveras, W 3; Votto 2; Encarnacion; Bruce; Phillips 4; Dickerson.
RBI: Phillips 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Phillips 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bruce 2; Phillips 2; Votto.
SAC: Taveras, W.
GIDP: Hernandez, Ra.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Taveras, W (1, 2nd base off Hansen/Doumit).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Snell (L, 0-2) 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 1 7.20
Hansen 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Burnett, S 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Chavez, J 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.50
 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harang (W, 1-1) 9.0 3 0 0 0 9 0 0.64

HBP: Morgan (by Harang).
Pitches-strikes: Snell 104-61, Hansen 16-10, Burnett, S 5-3, Chavez, J 12-7, Harang 108-80.
Groundouts-flyouts: Snell 7-3, Hansen 0-1, Burnett, S 0-0, Chavez, J 0-0, Harang 7-6.
Batters faced: Snell 25, Hansen 4, Burnett, S 1, Chavez, J 3, Harang 30.
Inherited runners-scored: Burnett, S 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 50 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 12,876.
Venue: Great American Ball Park.
April 12, 2009
April 12, 2009

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