[to top of second column]
Pirates left fielder Brandon Moss left in the seventh after twisting his left ankle while trying to break from the batter's box on a groundout. He was helped off the field by trainers.
Notes: New York 3B David Wright was given the day off. Wright, who missed his second game this season, is hitting .367 (18-for-49) during his current 11-game hitting streak. ... Mets starters are 6-0 with a 1.51 ERA in their past seven games. ... Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington said Zach Duke will remain in the starting rotation despite the left-hander's 0-5 record with a 7.97 ERA in six second-half starts. "He's now going through a tough stretch," Huntington said. "We're going to try to work through it with him." ... The Pirates allowed a runner to reach base in the first inning for the 10th consecutive game. ... Pittsburgh turned two double plays, giving the Pirates 27 in their past 16 games. ... Pirates 3B Andy LaRoche committed two errors.
Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
< Sports index
Back to top
News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching & Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries
Law & Courts |
Spiritual Life |
Health & Fitness |
Calendar | Letters to the Editor