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Bucs' bats bust out, McDonald quiets Fish sticks

Pittsburgh's Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez each had three RBIs, while right-hander James McDonald cruised against Florida's lineup -- striking out six in seven innings of work -- as the Pirates beat the Marlins.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Ramirez, H, SS4000001.285
Morrison, LF3110100.292
Sanchez, G, 1B4000003.286
Uggla, 2B4031000.291
Stanton, RF3010122.275
Ross, C, CF3000104.263
Helms, 3B4000014.224
Hayes, C3000030.229
Volstad, P2000020.091
Tankersley, P0000000.000
Sanches, P0000000.000
a-Bonifacio, PH0000100.241
Oviedo, P0000000.000
a-Walked for Sanches in the 8th.
McCutchen, CF4221000.281
Tabata, LF2200210.289
Walker, 2B3210000.304
Jones, G, 1B3113000.257
Alvarez, P, 3B4023010.250
Doumit, RF4000012.255
Snyder, C, C4020000.227
Diaz, A, SS3010003.313
McDonald, Ja, P3000022.000
Resop, P0000000.000
Hanrahan, P0000000.000
2B: Morrison (6, McDonald, Ja).
TB: Uggla 3; Stanton; Morrison 2.
RBI: Uggla (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanchez, G; Helms.
GIDP: Helms, Ross, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

DP: (Ramirez, H-Uggla-Sanchez, G).
Pickoffs: Volstad (Diaz, A at 1st base).

2B: Walker (18, Volstad), Jones, G (24, Tankersley).
HR: McCutchen (10, 7th inning off Sanches, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Walker 2; McCutchen 5; Jones, G 2; Alvarez, P 2; Snyder, C 2; Diaz, A.
RBI: Jones, G 3 (68), Alvarez, P 3 (35), McCutchen (34).
2-out RBI: Alvarez, P.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McDonald, Ja.
SF: Jones, G.
GIDP: Diaz, A.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

SB: McCutchen (25, 2nd base off Volstad/Hayes).
PO: Diaz, A (1st base by Volstad).

DP: 2 (Alvarez, P-Walker-Jones, G, Diaz, A-Walker-Jones, G).

Volstad(L, 6-9)5.05552204.91
McDonald, Ja(W, 2-2)7.03112604.26
Volstad pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Tankersley pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

Game Scores: Volstad , McDonald, Ja .
HBP: Walker (by Volstad).
Pitches-strikes: Volstad 62-37, Tankersley 8-4, Sanches 33-23, Oviedo 10-6, McDonald, Ja 109-68, Resop 34-24, Hanrahan 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Volstad 6-3, Tankersley 0-0, Sanches 1-3, Oviedo 2-0, McDonald, Ja 5-8, Resop 1-1, Hanrahan 1-0.
Batters faced: Volstad 21, Tankersley 2, Sanches 8, Oviedo 3, McDonald, Ja 25, Resop 5, Hanrahan 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Tankersley 3-3, Sanches 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 13,396.
Venue: PNC Park.
August 16, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media