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Morton roughed up early in opener

Following three straight quality starts, Charlie Morton couldn't make it four in a row, allowing six runs in four innings against the hot-hitting Phils. Delwyn Young led off with a homer and drove in both Pittsburgh runs.


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Young, D, 2B4112000.241
LaRoche, 3B4000001.254
McCutchen, CF4000001.331
Jones, G, RF4010020.254
Church, LF4000021.222
Doumit, C3020100.274
Clement, 1B3000003.189
Taschner, P0000000.000
Cedeno, R, SS3110011.233
Morton, P1000011.000
a-Iwamura, PH1000001.157
Karstens, P0000000.200
Pearce, 1B1000000.167
a-Grounded out for Morton in the 5th.
Victorino, CF4320002.275
Polanco, 2B4210111.316
Rollins, SS4221103.407
Howard, 1B5236011.299
Werth, RF5124001.336
Bastardo, P0000000.000
Ibanez, LF4110002.238
Dobbs, 3B4010013.182
Ruiz, C4110012.341
Kendrick, K, P3000012.000
a-Francisco, B, PH-RF1000000.200
a-Grounded out for Kendrick, K in the 8th.
2B: Cedeno, R (4, Kendrick, K).
HR: Young, D (1, 1st inning off Kendrick, K, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cedeno, R 2; Young, D 4; Doumit 2; Jones, G.
RBI: Young, D 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCutchen.
GIDP: Clement.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

SB: Young, D (1, 2nd base off Kendrick, K/Ruiz).

E: McCutchen (3, fielding).

2B: Rollins (4, Karstens), Werth (20, Taschner).
HR: Werth (8, 3rd inning off Morton, 2 on, 2 out), Howard (7, 8th inning off Taschner, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 6; Polanco; Ruiz; Victorino 2; Ibanez; Rollins 3; Dobbs; Werth 6.
RBI: Rollins (4), Howard 6 (29), Werth 4 (31).
2-out RBI: Howard 6; Werth 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino; Dobbs 2.
Team RISP: 6-for-15.
Team LOB: 5.

SB: Victorino (6, 2nd base off Morton/Doumit), Dobbs (1, 2nd base off Morton/Doumit).

E: Kendrick, K (1, fielding).
DP: (Rollins-Howard).

Morton(L, 1-7)4.06660319.68
Kendrick, K(W, 2-1)8.05221415.24
Game Scores: Morton , Kendrick, K .
HBP: Victorino (by Morton).
Pitches-strikes: Morton 73-49, Karstens 33-23, Taschner 40-21, Kendrick, K 105-72, Bastardo 12-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Morton 2-3, Karstens 2-2, Taschner 3-1, Kendrick, K 12-4, Bastardo 0-1.
Batters faced: Morton 19, Karstens 11, Taschner 11, Kendrick, K 30, Bastardo 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 64 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 45,371.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
May 17, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media