Pirates 4, Yankees 2

I was at that first Mike Mussina- Paul Maholm matchup, the one that got delayed by rain, and it wasn't much fun--not only because we sat for hours in a very hot, wet, crowded park before the game was eventually called, but because Maholm was off to a terrible start, giving up three runs in the first inning. 

Well, those runs vanished when the game was rescheduled, and I bet Maholm's glad. He pitched eight innings today, giving the Bucs' struggling bullpen a breather, and Nate McLouth delivered a two-run homer in the seventh, giving the Bucs a 4-2 lead that turned out to be decisive. Damaso Marte grabbed his third save in four days. Maholm now has five quality starts in a row.

There's a pretty interesting discussion about Freddy Sanchez in the gamethread, in case you missed it.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Bucs Dugout

You must be a member of Bucs Dugout to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bucs Dugout. You should read them.

Join Bucs Dugout

You must be a member of Bucs Dugout to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bucs Dugout. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker