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Brewers 4, Pirates 1
Jeff Suppan allowed an early solo homer Sunday, but settled in. (Morry Gash/AP)
On Jeff Suppan Bobblehead Day, the veteran right-hander was able to notch his first MLB win since June 12. Suppan's effort allowed the Brewers to break a 1-1 tie in the fifth with a three-run rally, and, as a result, they swept the Pirates for their 21st win against them at Miller Park.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (53-75)
Lost 3
Milwaukee 4, Pittsburgh 1   MIL
Milwaukee (64-66)
Won 3
August 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 9 0
Milwaukee
0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 X   4 5 0
Standings thru 8/30/09  |  Recap: PIT | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Brewers stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .293
Young, D, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Jones, G, 1B 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 .296
Doumit, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .215
Milledge, LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .276
Moss, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .245
LaRoche, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .248
Cedeno, R, SS 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .199
Ohlendorf, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .075
  a-Vazquez, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
  Bootcheck, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pearce, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
Totals 32 1 9 1 4 3 19  

a-Flied out for Ohlendorf in the 7th. b-Flied out for Bootcheck in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Moss 2 (17, Suppan, Hoffman).
HR: Jones, G (16, 3rd inning off Suppan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: McCutchen; Moss 4; Jones, G 5; Ohlendorf; Milledge 3.
RBI: Jones, G (31).
2-out RBI: Jones, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCutchen 2; Pearce.
GIDP: Young, D, Ohlendorf, Doumit, Moss.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Ohlendorf-Cedeno, R-Young, D).

 
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .311
Counsell, SS-3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .287
Braun, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .310
Fielder, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .300
McGehee, 3B 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 .292
  Escobar, A, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Gerut, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214
Kendall, C 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .247
Catalanotto, RF 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 .283
Suppan, P 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .182
  Weathers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bourgeois, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .294
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vargas, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hoffman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 4 5 4 3 8 10  

a-Struck out for Weathers in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kendall (15, Ohlendorf).
HR: McGehee (11, 2nd inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kendall 2; McGehee 5; Catalanotto; Counsell.
RBI: McGehee (40), Suppan (4), Counsell 2 (34).
2-out RBI: Counsell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Braun; Lopez, F.
GIDP: Suppan.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kendall 2 (6, 2nd base off Bootcheck/Doumit, 3rd base off Bootcheck/Doumit).

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Lopez, F-Counsell-Fielder, Counsell-Fielder, Counsell-Lopez, F-Fielder, Fielder-Counsell-Suppan).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf (L, 11-9) 6.0 5 4 4 2 6 1 4.17
Bootcheck 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 12.00
 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Suppan (W, 6-8) 6.0 8 1 1 3 1 1 5.20
Weathers (H, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.26
Stetter (H, 17) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.79
Vargas, C (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.42
Hoffman (S, 29) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.76

Game Scores: Ohlendorf , Suppan .
IBB: Cedeno, R (by Suppan), Cedeno, R (by Suppan), Catalanotto (by Ohlendorf).
Pitches-strikes: Ohlendorf 95-60, Bootcheck 35-20, Suppan 94-58, Weathers 14-9, Stetter 8-4, Vargas, C 12-8, Hoffman 11-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Ohlendorf 2-6, Bootcheck 2-1, Suppan 9-1, Weathers 0-1, Stetter 0-0, Vargas, C 0-0, Hoffman 0-3.
Batters faced: Ohlendorf 24, Bootcheck 7, Suppan 25, Weathers 3, Stetter 2, Vargas, C 2, Hoffman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Vargas, C 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Damien Beal. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 41,157.
Venue: Miller Park.
August 30, 2009
August 30, 2009

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