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Bucs pound out runs to complete sweep

The Pirates' offense showed up early and often at PNC Park on Thursday and Brian Burres got the job done on the mound as Pittsburgh completed its first sweep of the Chicago Cubs since the 2006 season.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, SS4010001.341
Byrd, CF4110001.339
Lee, D, 1B3000112.217
Nady, RF4011011.184
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4000002.148
Soriano, A, LF4010020.315
Soto, G, C3020100.338
Baker, Je, 2B3000114.204
Wells, P0000000.273
a-Tracy, PH1000000.273
Gray, J, P0000000.000
b-Fontenot, PH1000001.296
Russell, P0000000.000
c-Colvin, PH1000011.283
Berg, P0000000.000
Grabow, P0000000.000
d-Hill, K, PH1000001.240
Totals331613614.270
a-Grounded out for Wells in the 3rd. b-Grounded into a forceout for Gray, J in the 5th. c-Struck out for Russell in the 7th. d-Flied out for Grabow in the 9th.
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4200103.194
Lopez, Jav, P0000000.000
Carrasco, P0000000.000
LaRoche, 3B2300300.320
McCutchen, CF2221000.309
Pearce, 1B2000013.000
Jones, G, 1B-RF4123100.247
Doumit, C4212003.281
Jaramillo, C1000000.190
Church, RF-CF4100113.268
Milledge, LF3024100.240
Cedeno, R, SS4010002.236
Burres, P2000002.000
a-Young, D, PH-2B1010000.238
Totals33119107216.240
a-Singled for Burres in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Soriano, A (9, Burres), Soto, G 2 (3, Burres, Carrasco), Byrd (11, Lopez, Jav), Nady (1, Lopez, Jav).
TB: Soto, G 4; Theriot; Soriano, A 2; Byrd 2; Nady 2.
RBI: Nady (5).
2-out RBI: Nady.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baker, Je 2; Colvin; Ramirez, Ar; Hill, K.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, Ar 2 (4, throw, fielding), Theriot (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Soriano, A (Milledge at 3rd base).

BATTING
2B: Doumit (4, Wells), Milledge 2 (8, Wells, Gray, J), Jones, G (6, Wells).
TB: Cedeno, R; Young, D; Doumit 2; McCutchen 2; Jones, G 3; Milledge 4.
RBI: McCutchen (10), Jones, G 3 (20), Doumit 2 (14), Milledge 4 (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burres; Church; Iwamura; Pearce 2.
SAC: McCutchen; Burres.
Team RISP: 6-for-16.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Doumit (2).

Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells(L, 3-1)2.05763104.86
Gray, J2.03422006.75
Russell2.00000103.00
Berg1.01002003.00
Grabow1.00000007.59
Totals8.091187204.13
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burres(W, 2-1)7.03003404.09
Lopez, Jav1.02110003.27
Carrasco1.01000204.35
Totals9.06113606.16
WP: Burres.
Pitches-strikes: Wells 47-27, Gray, J 47-28, Russell 20-12, Berg 18-7, Grabow 15-9, Burres 99-58, Lopez, Jav 13-11, Carrasco 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wells 5-1, Gray, J 6-1, Russell 1-2, Berg 1-2, Grabow 2-1, Burres 8-8, Lopez, Jav 1-2, Carrasco 0-1.
Batters faced: Wells 15, Gray, J 12, Russell 6, Berg 6, Grabow 3, Burres 27, Lopez, Jav 5, Carrasco 4.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 11,085.
Venue: PNC Park.
May 6, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media