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Volstad flounders
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Pirates 7, Marlins 4
Dan Uggla tries futilely to throw out Andrew McCutchen on an infield single. (Alan Diaz/AP)
Righty Chris Volstad was clearly not at his best from the early going at soggy Land Shark Stadium, surrendering runs in each of the three innings in which he worked before exiting after a 45-minute rain delay in the third.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (37-43)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 7, Florida 4   FLA
Florida (41-40)
Lost 1
July 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0   7 8 0
Florida
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2   4 6 1
Standings thru 7/3/09  |  Recap: PIT | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Marlins stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .293
Wilson, Ja, SS 5 0 1 2 0 0 2 .278
Moss, RF 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .264
LaRoche, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .270
Jones, G, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
LaRoche, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .275
Vazquez, R, 2B 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .258
Jaramillo, C 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .266
Morton, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Young, D, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .315
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pearce, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143
  Karstens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063
Totals 35 7 8 7 4 4 12  

a-Singled for Morton in the 7th. b-Walked for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McCutchen (7, Leroux), Wilson, Ja (17, Leroux).
HR: Moss (2, 1st inning off Volstad, 0 on, 2 out), Vazquez, R (1, 2nd inning off Volstad, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Moss 4; Young, D; Wilson, Ja 2; LaRoche; Vazquez, R 4; McCutchen 3; LaRoche.
RBI: Moss 2 (22), Vazquez, R 2 (10), McCutchen (20), Wilson, Ja 2 (28).
2-out RBI: Moss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche; LaRoche.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: McCutchen (5, 2nd base off Volstad/Baker, Jo).
CS: Moss (1, 2nd base by Volstad/Baker, Jo).

FIELDING
DP: (LaRoche-Wilson, Ja-Vazquez, R).

 
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Coghlan, LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .257
Bonifacio, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .247
Ramirez, H, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .344
Cantu, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .284
Hermida, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .254
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .222
Ross, C, CF 3 2 2 0 1 0 2 .279
Baker, Jo, C 4 2 2 3 0 1 3 .246
Volstad, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .069
  Wood, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-De Aza, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
  Leroux, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Gload, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .291
  Sanches, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pinto, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Helms, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Totals 32 4 6 4 5 9 16  

a-Walked for Wood, T in the 6th. b-Singled for Leroux in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Pinto in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ross, C 2 (22, Hanrahan, Karstens), Baker, Jo (11, Hanrahan).
HR: Baker, Jo (7, 9th inning off Karstens, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Hermida; Ross, C 4; Gload; Baker, Jo 6.
RBI: Baker, Jo 3 (23), Gload (13).
2-out RBI: Baker, Jo; Gload.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baker, Jo; Cantu; Bonifacio.
GIDP: Volstad.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, H (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Coghlan (Vazquez, R at 2nd base).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Morton (W, 1-1) 6.0 1 0 0 4 4 0 2.65
Hanrahan 1.0 3 2 2 1 2 0 7.79
Grabow 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.65
Karstens 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 4.99
 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volstad (L, 5-8) 3.0 3 4 4 1 1 2 4.85
Wood, T 3.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Leroux 1.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 11.12
Sanches 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.45
Pinto 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.14

Game Scores: Morton , Volstad .
Pitches-strikes: Morton 91-51, Hanrahan 29-17, Grabow 11-8, Karstens 22-16, Volstad 47-31, Wood, T 36-24, Leroux 32-19, Sanches 17-11, Pinto 14-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Morton 7-3, Hanrahan 1-0, Grabow 1-1, Karstens 1-0, Volstad 7-1, Wood, T 5-2, Leroux 1-1, Sanches 0-2, Pinto 1-0.
Batters faced: Morton 22, Hanrahan 7, Grabow 3, Karstens 5, Volstad 13, Wood, T 11, Leroux 7, Sanches 4, Pinto 4.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 2:45 (1:15 delay).
Att: 16,114.
Venue: Land Shark Stadium.
July 3, 2009
July 3, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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