Pirates Spank Braves 14-3
Written by: Steve Fallon
Tuesday, May 25, 2004
The Pirates entered Thursday's game against the Braves with something to prove and prove they did as they pounded the Braves 14-3.
Having lost 2 of their last 3, the Pirates welcomed the opportunity against the first place Braves and they wasted no time in the first inning using 5 hits and a walk to grab a quick 5-0 lead.
The Braves managed single runs in the first and third but the Pirates exploded for 5 runs in the 4th to take a commanding 11-3 lead.
Steve led a long list of offensive stars with 3 hits and 3 runs scored in a game where nearly every player recorded a hit and a run scored or RBI. Other stars included Jacob (2 RBI, 2 R), Jarret (HR 2 RBI), Alex (2 RBI), Sean G. (3 BB 3 R) and Sean L. 2/3 2R 1 RBI.
The Pirates received strong pitching from Sean L., Jarret and Steve and good defense from Alex and Jacob contributing strong defensive plays.
Jacob was awarded the gameball for his 2 RBI, 2 R and a single.
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