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Pirates 3, Braves 2
Adam LaRoche hits a grounder to drive in a run for the Pirates on Wednesday. (John Amis/AP)
After Charlie Morton's debut with the Bucs ended earlier than planned, Jeff Karstens -- slated to start prior to Morton's callup -- stepped in. His relief, combined with timely offense and the rest of the 'pen, kept the Braves from swiping victory late for the third straight game at Turner Field.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (27-32)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 2   ATL
Atlanta (29-29)
Lost 1
June 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0   3 6 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   2 6 0
Standings thru 6/10/09  |  Recap: PIT | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Braves stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .324
Morgan, LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .269
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .315
LaRoche, 1B 3 0 1 2 2 0 1 .244
LaRoche, 3B 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .293
Moss, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 6 .250
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Hinske, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .282
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jaramillo, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .269
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259
Morton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Duke, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
  Karstens, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .067
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Monroe, PH-RF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Totals 32 3 6 3 7 8 18  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Morton in the 2nd. b-Hit by pitch for Burnett, S in the 7th. c-Struck out for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sanchez, F (21, Bennett).
TB: Sanchez, F 3; LaRoche; Morgan 2; Jaramillo.
RBI: LaRoche 2 (28), Jaramillo (15).
2-out RBI: Jaramillo; LaRoche.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moss 4; McCutchen; Wilson, Ja; Hinske 2.
SAC: Duke.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Morgan (14, 2nd base off Jurrjens/McCann).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .259
Escobar, Y, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .302
Jones, C, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .327
McCann, C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .314
Anderson, G, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .254
Norton, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .098
Francoeur, RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Johnson, K, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .238
Jurrjens, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Diaz, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 6 2 0 2 7  

a-Flied out for Moylan in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth (9, Karstens), McCann 2 (10, Karstens, Karstens), Escobar, Y (14, Karstens).
HR: Anderson, G (3, 9th inning off Capps, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Anderson, G 4; Escobar, Y 3; McLouth 2; McCann 4.
RBI: McCann (24), Anderson, G (17).
2-out RBI: McCann; Anderson, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Escobar, Y; Norton; Anderson, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Morton 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Karstens (W, 3-4) 4.2 4 1 1 0 0 0 5.16
Burnett, S (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.04
Grabow (H, 10) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.67
Capps (S, 14) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.49
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens (L, 5-4) 6.0 4 2 2 3 7 0 2.85
O'Flaherty 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.27
Moylan 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.09
Bennett 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.67

IBB: Sanchez, F (by O'Flaherty), LaRoche (by Bennett).
HBP: LaRoche (by Jurrjens), Monroe (by O'Flaherty).
Pitches-strikes: Morton 13-9, Karstens 59-43, Burnett, S 4-2, Grabow 18-14, Capps 16-9, Jurrjens 111-74, O'Flaherty 20-11, Moylan 21-12, Bennett 23-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Morton 2-0, Karstens 5-6, Burnett, S 0-0, Grabow 2-2, Capps 1-2, Jurrjens 6-4, O'Flaherty 2-0, Moylan 2-0, Bennett 2-0.
Batters faced: Morton 4, Karstens 18, Burnett, S 1, Grabow 6, Capps 4, Jurrjens 26, O'Flaherty 5, Moylan 5, Bennett 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Burnett, S 1-0, Moylan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:42.
Att: 21,610.
Venue: Turner Field.
June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009

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