Paul Maholm (LHP) (3-1, 3.30 ERA, 32 K) @ Ryan Dempster (RHP) (3-3, 4.40 ERA, 49 K)

8:05 P.M. EST @ Wrigley Field

The Pirates stay in Chicago and move across town for 3 games against the Cubbies.

Happy Memorial Day!

Post Game Update
The Post Gazette reported today that the Pirates haven’t shown interest in extending the contracts of Adam LaRoche, John Grabow, or Jack Wilson past this season.

Ryan Doumit is progressing. He hopes to be back on the field sometime in June.

Matt Capps was hurt by a line drive to the elbow in the 9th inning. Hopefully he’s OK.

Freddy Sanchez went 6/6 tonight.

The Pirates have 24 hits in the last 2 games.

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Inning 1

Away
Nyjer Morgan strikes out swinging, catcher Geovany Soto to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Freddy Sanchez doubles (17) on a line drive to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Nate McLouth pops out to third baseman Ryan Freel.
Adam LaRoche singles on a line drive to left fielder Alfonso Soriano. Freddy Sanchez scores.
Brandon Moss called out on strikes.

Home
Alfonso Soriano walks.
Ryan Theriot doubles (9) on a ground ball to left fielder Nyjer Morgan, deflected by third baseman Andy LaRoche. Alfonso Soriano scores.
Milton Bradley grounds out, shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Reed Johnson reaches on a fielder’s choice out, shortstop Jack Wilson to third baseman Andy LaRoche. Ryan Theriot out at 3rd.
Geovany Soto walks. Reed Johnson to 2nd.
Micah Hoffpauir lines out to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.

Inning 2

Away
Andy LaRoche grounds out, pitcher Ryan Dempster to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Jason Jaramillo singles on a sharp ground ball to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Jack Wilson grounds into a double play, third baseman Ryan Freel to second baseman Aaron Miles to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir. Jason Jaramillo out at 2nd.

Home
Ryan Freel pops out to shortstop Jack Wilson.
Aaron Miles grounds out, second baseman Freddy Sanchez to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Ryan Dempster strikes out swinging.

Inning 3

Away
Paul Maholm grounds out, third baseman Ryan Freel to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Nyjer Morgan walks.
Freddy Sanchez singles on a line drive to right fielder Milton Bradley. Nyjer Morgan to 3rd.
With Nate McLouth batting, wild pitch by Ryan Dempster, Freddy Sanchez to 2nd.
Nate McLouth hit by pitch.
Adam LaRoche walks. Nyjer Morgan scores. Freddy Sanchez to 3rd. Nate McLouth to 2nd.
Brandon Moss walks. Freddy Sanchez scores. Nate McLouth to 3rd. Adam LaRoche to 2nd.
Andy LaRoche grounds into a double play, pitcher Ryan Dempster to catcher Geovany Soto to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir. Nate McLouth out at home.

Home
Alfonso Soriano walks.
Ryan Theriot doubles (10) on a fly ball to left fielder Nyjer Morgan. Alfonso Soriano to 3rd.
Milton Bradley doubles (3) on a line drive to left fielder Nyjer Morgan. Alfonso Soriano scores. Ryan Theriot scores.
Reed Johnson flies out to right fielder Brandon Moss. Milton Bradley to 3rd.
Geovany Soto singles on a line drive to center fielder Nate McLouth. Milton Bradley scores.
Micah Hoffpauir grounds out softly, pitcher Paul Maholm to first baseman Adam LaRoche. Geovany Soto to 2nd.
Ryan Freel lines out to third baseman Andy LaRoche.

Inning 4

Away
Jason Jaramillo doubles (8) on a fly ball to center fielder Reed Johnson.
With Jack Wilson batting, throwing error by Ryan Dempster on the pickoff attempt, Jason Jaramillo to 3rd.
Jack Wilson singles on a pop up to second baseman Aaron Miles. Jason Jaramillo scores.
Paul Maholm out on a sacrifice bunt, catcher Geovany Soto to second baseman Aaron Miles. Jack Wilson to 2nd.
Nyjer Morgan flies out to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Freddy Sanchez homers (4) on a fly ball to left center field. Jack Wilson scores.
Nate McLouth strikes out swinging.

Home
Aaron Miles strikes out swinging. Wild pitch by pitcher Paul Maholm. Aaron Miles to 1st.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Bobby Scales replaces Ryan Dempster.
Bobby Scales flies out to right fielder Brandon Moss.
Alfonso Soriano grounds out, second baseman Freddy Sanchez to first baseman Adam LaRoche. Aaron Miles to 2nd.
Ryan Theriot doubles (11) on a fly ball to left fielder Nyjer Morgan. Aaron Miles scores.
Milton Bradley homers (5) on a fly ball to left center field. Ryan Theriot scores.
Reed Johnson singles on a line drive to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
Geovany Soto flies out to center fielder Nate McLouth.

Inning 5

Away
Pitching Change: Jose Ascanio replaces Ryan Dempster, batting 9th, replacing Bobby Scales.
Adam LaRoche grounds out sharply, second baseman Aaron Miles to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Brandon Moss singles on a line drive to left fielder Alfonso Soriano.
Andy LaRoche singles on a ground ball to right fielder Milton Bradley. Brandon Moss to 2nd.
Jason Jaramillo singles on a line drive to right fielder Milton Bradley. Brandon Moss to 3rd. Andy LaRoche to 2nd.
Jack Wilson pops out to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir on the infield fly rule.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Craig Monroe replaces Paul Maholm.
Craig Monroe flies out to center fielder Reed Johnson.

Home
Pitching Change: Tom Gorzelanny replaces Paul Maholm, batting 9th, replacing Craig Monroe.
Micah Hoffpauir walks.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly ejected by HP umpire Bob Davidson.
Ryan Freel out on a sacrifice bunt, pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to second baseman Freddy Sanchez. Micah Hoffpauir to 2nd.
Aaron Miles strikes out swinging, catcher Jason Jaramillo to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Jose Ascanio pops out to shortstop Jack Wilson.

Inning 6

Away
Pitching Change: Neal Cotts replaces Jose Ascanio, batting 9th.
Nyjer Morgan called out on strikes.
Freddy Sanchez singles on a ground ball to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Nate McLouth homers (8) on a fly ball to right center field. Freddy Sanchez scores.
Adam LaRoche doubles (14) on a line drive to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Brandon Moss grounds out, shortstop Ryan Theriot to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir. Adam LaRoche to 3rd.
Andy LaRoche doubles (11) on a fly ball to right fielder Milton Bradley. Adam LaRoche scores.
Jason Jaramillo grounds out, second baseman Aaron Miles to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.

Home
Alfonso Soriano strikes out swinging.
Ryan Theriot grounds out, third baseman Andy LaRoche to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Milton Bradley grounds out, shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Inning 7

Away
Pitching Change: Aaron Heilman replaces Neal Cotts, batting 9th.
Jack Wilson grounds out, shortstop Ryan Theriot to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Tom Gorzelanny grounds out, shortstop Ryan Theriot to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.
Nyjer Morgan triples (4) on a fly ball to right fielder Milton Bradley.
Freddy Sanchez singles on a ground ball to shortstop Ryan Theriot. Nyjer Morgan scores.
With Nate McLouth batting, Freddy Sanchez steals (4) 2nd base.
Nate McLouth walks.
Adam LaRoche reaches on a fielder’s choice, fielded by third baseman Ryan Freel. Freddy Sanchez to 3rd. Nate McLouth to 2nd.
Brandon Moss flies out to left fielder Alfonso Soriano.

Home
Reed Johnson walks.
Pitching Change: Evan Meek replaces Tom Gorzelanny, batting 9th.
Geovany Soto walks. Reed Johnson to 2nd.
Micah Hoffpauir grounds into a double play, second baseman Freddy Sanchez to shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche. Reed Johnson to 3rd. Geovany Soto out at 2nd.
Ryan Freel singles on a ground ball to center fielder Nate McLouth, deflected by pitcher Evan Meek. Reed Johnson scores.
Aaron Miles singles on a ground ball to left fielder Nyjer Morgan. Ryan Freel to 2nd.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Carlos Zambrano replaces Aaron Heilman.
Pitching Change: Jesse Chavez replaces Evan Meek, batting 9th.
Carlos Zambrano strikes out swinging.

Inning 8

Away
Pitching Change: David Patton replaces Aaron Heilman, batting 9th, replacing Carlos Zambrano.
Andy LaRoche singles on a fly ball to center fielder Reed Johnson.
Jason Jaramillo strikes out swinging.
Jack Wilson grounds out, shortstop Ryan Theriot to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir. Andy LaRoche to 2nd.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Delwyn Young replaces Jesse Chavez.
Delwyn Young walks.
Nyjer Morgan flies out to left fielder Alfonso Soriano.

Home
Pitching Change: John Grabow replaces Jesse Chavez, batting 9th, replacing Delwyn Young.
Alfonso Soriano flies out to right fielder Brandon Moss.
Ryan Theriot pops out to second baseman Freddy Sanchez.
Milton Bradley grounds out, shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Inning 9

Away
Freddy Sanchez singles on a line drive to right fielder Milton Bradley.
Nate McLouth flies out to left fielder Alfonso Soriano.
Adam LaRoche grounds out to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir. Freddy Sanchez to 2nd.
Brandon Moss grounds out softly, shortstop Ryan Theriot to first baseman Micah Hoffpauir.

Home
Pitching Change: Matt Capps replaces John Grabow, batting 9th.
Reed Johnson flies out to center fielder Nate McLouth.
Geovany Soto singles on a line drive to third baseman Andy LaRoche, deflected by pitcher Matt Capps.
Pitching Change: Sean Burnett replaces Matt Capps, batting 9th.
Micah Hoffpauir strikes out on a foul tip.
Ryan Freel walks. Geovany Soto to 2nd.
Aaron Miles grounds into a force out, second baseman Freddy Sanchez to shortstop Jack Wilson. Ryan Freel out at 2nd.

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