Zack Greinke (RHP) (9-3, 1.90 ERA, 111 K) @ Charlie Morton (RHP) (0-0, 3.00 ERA, 4 K)

1:35 P.M. EST @ PNC Park

Post Game Update
The Pirates were going for a series sweep today against the Royals. Zack Greinke outpitched Charlie Morton to end the Bucs’ 4 game winning streak.

The Pirates scored 2 runs on 7 hits, while the Royals got 3 runs on 8 hits.

The LaRoche brothers provided most of the Bucco highlights with Adam going 3-4 with a run and Andy going 2-3 with a run and an RBI.

The Pirates return to division play with a 3 game series against the Chicago Cubs next.

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Inning 1

Away
David DeJesus strikes out swinging.
Willie Bloomquist singles on a line drive to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
Jose Guillen grounds into a double play, shortstop Jack Wilson to second baseman Freddy Sanchez to first baseman Adam LaRoche. Willie Bloomquist out at 2nd.

Home
Andrew McCutchen strikes out swinging.
Nyjer Morgan grounds out, shortstop Willie Bloomquist to first baseman Mike Jacobs.
Freddy Sanchez flies out to left fielder David DeJesus.

Inning 2

Away
Mike Jacobs flies out to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
Brayan Pena grounds out to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Alberto Callaspo lines out to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Home
Adam LaRoche singles on a sharp line drive to right fielder Jose Guillen.
Eric Hinske lines out to left fielder David DeJesus.
Andy LaRoche lines into a double play, pitcher Zack Greinke to first baseman Mike Jacobs. Adam LaRoche out at 1st.

Inning 3

Away
Mark Teahen flies out to center fielder Andrew McCutchen.
Mitch Maier flies out to center fielder Andrew McCutchen.
Zack Greinke strikes out swinging.

Home
Jason Jaramillo grounds out sharply, first baseman Mike Jacobs to pitcher Zack Greinke.
Jack Wilson singles on a soft line drive to right fielder Jose Guillen.
Charlie Morton out on a sacrifice bunt to pitcher Zack Greinke. Jack Wilson to 2nd.
Andrew McCutchen flies out to right fielder Jose Guillen.

Inning 4

Away
David DeJesus homers (6) on a fly ball to right center field.
Willie Bloomquist grounds out, shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Jose Guillen singles on a line drive to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
Mike Jacobs singles on a ground ball to right fielder Eric Hinske. Jose Guillen out at 3rd on the throw, right fielder Eric Hinske to third baseman Andy LaRoche.
Brayan Pena lines out to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Home
Nyjer Morgan lines out to left fielder David DeJesus.
Freddy Sanchez strikes out swinging.
Adam LaRoche singles on a sharp line drive to right fielder Jose Guillen.
With Eric Hinske batting, Adam LaRoche caught stealing 2nd base, catcher Brayan Pena to shortstop Willie Bloomquist.

Inning 5

Away
Alberto Callaspo doubles (20) on a fly ball to right fielder Eric Hinske.
Mark Teahen doubles (15) on a fly ball to center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Alberto Callaspo scores.
Mitch Maier singles on a soft line drive to right fielder Eric Hinske. Mark Teahen to 3rd.
Zack Greinke strikes out swinging.
David DeJesus reaches on a fielder’s choice, fielded by first baseman Adam LaRoche. Mark Teahen scores. Mitch Maier to 2nd.
Willie Bloomquist flies out to center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Mitch Maier to 3rd. David DeJesus advances to 2nd, on a throwing error by center fielder Andrew McCutchen.
Jose Guillen flies out to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.

Home
Eric Hinske strikes out swinging.
Andy LaRoche singles on a ground ball to center fielder Mitch Maier.
Jason Jaramillo pops out to shortstop Willie Bloomquist.
Jack Wilson pops out to first baseman Mike Jacobs in foul territory.

Inning 6

Away
Pitching Change: Jesse Chavez replaces Charlie Morton, batting 9th.
Mike Jacobs grounds out sharply to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Brayan Pena flies out to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
Alberto Callaspo flies out to center fielder Andrew McCutchen.

Home
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Brandon Moss replaces Jesse Chavez.
Brandon Moss pops out to second baseman Alberto Callaspo.
Andrew McCutchen flies out to left fielder David DeJesus.
Nyjer Morgan singles on a line drive to center fielder Mitch Maier.
With Freddy Sanchez batting, throwing error by Zack Greinke on the pickoff attempt, Nyjer Morgan to 3rd.
Freddy Sanchez grounds out, second baseman Alberto Callaspo to first baseman Mike Jacobs.

Inning 7

Away
Pitching Change: Evan Meek replaces Jesse Chavez, batting 9th, replacing Brandon Moss.
Mark Teahen grounds out, third baseman Andy LaRoche to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Mitch Maier flies out softly to right fielder Eric Hinske.
Zack Greinke doubles (1) on a sharp line drive to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.
David DeJesus grounds out to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Home
Adam LaRoche singles on a sharp line drive to center fielder Mitch Maier.
Eric Hinske pops out to third baseman Mark Teahen.
Andy LaRoche triples (3) on a fly ball to right fielder Jose Guillen. Adam LaRoche scores.
Pitching Change: Jamey Wright replaces Zack Greinke, batting 9th.
Jason Jaramillo grounds out to first baseman Mike Jacobs. Andy LaRoche scores.
Jack Wilson grounds out, shortstop Willie Bloomquist to first baseman Mike Jacobs.

Inning 8

Away
Pitching Change: Steven Jackson replaces Evan Meek, batting 9th.
Willie Bloomquist walks.
Jose Guillen strikes out swinging.
Pitching Change: Sean Burnett replaces Steven Jackson, batting 9th.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Billy Butler replaces Mike Jacobs.
With Billy Butler batting, Willie Bloomquist steals (14) 2nd base.
Billy Butler strikes out swinging.
Brayan Pena grounds out softly, shortstop Jack Wilson to first baseman Adam LaRoche.

Home
Defensive switch from shortstop to right field for Willie Bloomquist.
Defensive Substitution: Tony Pena replaces right fielder Jose Guillen, batting 3rd, playing shortstop.
Billy Butler remains in the game as the first baseman.
Offensive Substitution: Pinch-hitter Delwyn Young replaces Sean Burnett.
Delwyn Young grounds out, shortstop Tony Pena to first baseman Billy Butler.
Andrew McCutchen grounds out, third baseman Mark Teahen to first baseman Billy Butler.
Pitching Change: John Bale replaces Jamey Wright, batting 5th.
Defensive Substitution: Miguel Olivo replaces pitcher Jamey Wright, batting 9th, playing catcher.
Nyjer Morgan grounds out to first baseman Billy Butler.

Inning 9

Away
Pitching Change: Jeff Karstens replaces Sean Burnett, batting 9th, replacing Delwyn Young.
Alberto Callaspo flies out to right fielder Eric Hinske.
Mark Teahen grounds out to first baseman Adam LaRoche.
Mitch Maier flies out to left fielder Nyjer Morgan.

Home
Pitching Change: Joakim Soria replaces John Bale, batting 5th.
Freddy Sanchez strikes out swinging.
Adam LaRoche lines out to first baseman Billy Butler.
Eric Hinske grounds out, second baseman Alberto Callaspo to first baseman Billy Butler.

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