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Solo shots propel Bucs
Pirates 7, Rangers 5
Xavier Nady (left) and Adam LaRoche both connected for leadoff home runs. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
 Bautista's homer
Jose Bautista led off the first inning with a solo home run and had some company. Xavier Nady led off the fourth with a homer and Adam Laroche duplicated the feat in the fifth. It all added up to a big win for Zach Duke, who allowed two runs over six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (23-41)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 7, Texas 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (27-37)
Won 1
June 12, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2   5 12 1
Pittsburgh
3 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 X   7 10 1
Standings thru 6/12/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Pirates Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF4020010.250
  c-Lofton, PH1000010.267
Byrd, LF3210002.403
Young, SS4111010.283
Sosa, RF3022100.248
Laird, C4020013.245
Kinsler, 2B4120001.235
Wilkerson, 1B3111113.240
Metcalf, 3B2000004.000
  Feldman, P0000000.000
  a-Diaz, PH1000000.273
  Littleton, P0000000.000
  b-Melhuse, PH1011000.250
Millwood, P1000010.000
  Vazquez, 3B3000011.273
Totals3451252714 

a-Flied out for Feldman in the 7th. b-Singled for Littleton in the 9th. c-Struck out for Hairston in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young (21, Duke), Sosa (15, Duke), Kinsler (10, Bayliss), Wilkerson (5, Grabow).
TB: Hairston 2; Byrd; Young 2; Sosa 3; Laird 2; Kinsler 3; Wilkerson 2; Melhuse.
RBI: Young (37), Sosa 2 (46), Wilkerson (21), Melhuse (3).
2-out RBI: Young; Sosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird 2.
GIDP: Byrd; Kinsler; Metcalf 2.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hairston (1, 2nd base by Duke/Paulino).
PO: Hairston (1st base by Duke).

FIELDING
E: Young (9, throw).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bautista, 3B5232010.271
Duffy, CF3000201.238
Sanchez, 2B3010101.297
Bay, LF4110105.285
LaRoche, 1B4222002.216
Nady, RF3122100.288
  1-McLouth, PR-RF0000000.234
Castillo, SS4010022.257
Paulino, C4000022.219
Duke, P3100011.179
  Marte, P1000001.000
  Bayliss, P0000000.000
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Capps, P00000001.000
Totals3471065615 


1-Ran for Nady in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (14, Millwood), Bautista 2 (19, Millwood, Feldman), Castillo (4, Feldman).
HR: Bautista (5, 1st inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Nady (11, 4th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), LaRoche (8, 5th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bautista 8; Sanchez; Bay; LaRoche 6; Nady 5; Castillo 2.
RBI: Bautista 2 (16), LaRoche 2 (37), Nady 2 (38).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; Nady; Bautista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay 2; Duke; Marte.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: McLouth (4, 2nd base off Littleton/Laird), Bautista (3, 3rd base off Millwood/Laird).
CS: Duffy (3, 2nd base by Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Bautista (7, fielding).
DP: 5 (Sanchez-Castillo-LaRoche, LaRoche-Castillo, Castillo-Sanchez-LaRoche, Duke-Paulino-LaRoche, LaRoche).
Pickoffs: Duke (Hairston at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 2-6)4.18652137.82
Feldman 1.22111206.66
Littleton 2.00002304.15
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke (W, 3-6)6.08222305.54
Marte 1.20100201.23
Bayliss 0.12110107.36
Grabow 0.01110005.82
Capps (S, 3)1.01000102.70

Bayliss pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.
Grabow pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Feldman.
HBP: Sanchez (by Millwood), Byrd (by Marte).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 83-52, Feldman 27-15, Littleton 34-19, Duke 85-53, Marte 24-16, Bayliss 12-10, Grabow 4-3, Capps 8-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 7-4, Feldman 3-0, Littleton 1-2, Duke 9-5, Marte 0-3, Bayliss 0-0, Grabow 0-0, Capps 0-2.
Batters faced: Millwood 24, Feldman 8, Littleton 8, Duke 23, Marte 7, Bayliss 3, Grabow 1, Capps 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bayliss 2-1, Grabow 1-1, Capps 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 21,158.

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