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Bats stifled in loss
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Reds 3, Pirates 1
Ian Snell allowed just two earned runs over six innings. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Coming to bat with runners on base twice, Adam LaRoche had the chance to write a storybook ending to his debut with recently-acquired brother Andy. Adam, however, couldn't find the big hit -- nor could any other Bucs. Andy managed an RBI single in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (54-68)
Won 1
Cincinnati 3, Pittsburgh 1   PIT
Pittsburgh (55-66)
Lost 1
August 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   3 7 1
Pittsburgh
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 8/14/08  |  Recap: CIN | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Pirates stats
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dickerson, LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .444
Keppinger, SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .263
Bruce, RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264
Phillips, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .269
Valentin, Ja, 1B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .257
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .246
Patterson, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .197
Bako, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .218
Cueto, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .029
  a-Phillips, A, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .185
  Masset, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bray, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Majewski, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Weathers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Rosales, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
  Cordero, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 3 7 3 5 5 17  

a-Grounded into a fielder's choice for Cueto in the 6th. b-Struck out for Weathers in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Keppinger (15, Snell), Dickerson 2 (3, Snell, Snell), Patterson, C (12, Snell).
3B: Dickerson (1, Beam).
HR: Valentin, Ja (3, 2nd inning off Snell, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Valentin, Ja 4; Bako; Patterson, C 2; Dickerson 7; Keppinger 2.
RBI: Valentin, Ja (13), Dickerson (1), Keppinger (29).
2-out RBI: Dickerson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Encarnacion 3; Keppinger.
SAC: Keppinger.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Cueto (3, pickoff).
DP: (Phillips-Keppinger-Valentin, Ja).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sanchez, F, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .251
Wilson, Ja, SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .274
McLouth, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .280
LaRoche, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 .263
LaRoche, 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 5 .182
Moss, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .256
Pearce, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .208
Chavez, R, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .229
  b-Doumit, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .329
Snell, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .154
  a-Michaels, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Beam, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Mientkiewicz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Totals 34 1 8 1 3 10 23  

a-Grounded out for Snell in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Chavez, R in the 8th. c-Lined out for Beam in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Sanchez, F 3; Chavez, R; Wilson, Ja 2; LaRoche; McLouth.
RBI: LaRoche (10).
2-out RBI: LaRoche.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pearce 2; Snell; LaRoche.
GIDP: LaRoche.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 10.

 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cueto (W, 8-11) 5.0 4 1 1 3 7 0 4.90
Masset (H, 2) 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.22
Bray (H, 7) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.75
Majewski (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
Weathers (H, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.23
Cordero, F (S, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.71
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Snell (L, 4-10) 6.0 6 2 2 5 2 1 5.91
Burnett, S 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.17
Beam 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 4.40

Masset pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Cueto , Snell .
HBP: LaRoche (by Cueto).
Pitches-strikes: Cueto 95-60, Masset 16-11, Bray 5-4, Majewski 3-2, Weathers 9-6, Cordero, F 8-7, Snell 107-62, Burnett, S 28-18, Beam 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cueto 2-5, Masset 2-1, Bray 0-0, Majewski 1-0, Weathers 2-0, Cordero, F 0-0, Snell 9-5, Burnett, S 2-1, Beam 1-1.
Batters faced: Cueto 23, Masset 6, Bray 2, Majewski 1, Weathers 3, Cordero, F 3, Snell 29, Burnett, S 6, Beam 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bray 2-0, Majewski 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Kevin Causey.
Weather: 66 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 35,439.
Venue: PNC Park.
August 14, 2008
August 14, 2008

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