Now that’s more like it

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RAISE THE JOLLY ROGER…21-24

Freddy Sanchez went bonkers at the plate going 6-6 with 3 RBI and a homerun. Nate McLouth added a homerun as well and the Pirates beat the Cubs 10-8 at Wrigley. Andy LaRoche also enjoyed contributing to the offensive explosion. He now has a ten game hitting streak with his 3-hit performance on Memorial day.

Paul Maholm started the game for Pittsburgh but Tom Gorzelanny picked up the win. Sean Burnett earned his first career Major League save. Long overdue for a guy who was supposed to be a cornerstone to the Bucs future pitching staff way back in 2003. He only was given the reins last night after Matt Capps was struck with a Geovanny Soto line drive. Capps was pulled from the game and taken to teh hospital for X-rays, they came back negative. (GOOD SIGN).

Just like the rest of the Major League Baseball team the Pirates took part in Memorial Day festivities.

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By adorning the red caps the Bucs did not match at all. The ***** Eye for the Straight Guy folks would have a field day making over this uniform combination. But what matters is that those who fought to serve our country were honored. I for one really like the hate. I’m a sucker for flashy hats and that one that Jack Wilson is wearing in the picture to teh right is just that-flashy. I may have to take a trip to the mall and hit up Lids. It would go well for my summer wardrobe, plus it would come in handy come 4th of July.

The Pirates weren’t the only ones in the patriotic spirit yesterday.

 

mr. t.jpg Although he was the “Southside Slugger” in rocky 3, Clubber Lang appaered on the other side of town. The beloved Mr. T was on hand decked out in perfect Red White and Blue attire to throw out the first pitch in the ballgame. Still looking buff-minus the earings he delievered a perfect strike across the plate.   

4 Comments

Freddy Sanchez had a n awesome game. My dad left him out of his fantasy lineup so he was not very happy about that. haha
Good job to the Pirates. Anytime that beats the Cubs is okay in my book.
Melissa
http://clemsongirlbaseball.mlblogs.com

Nice win by the Bucco’s last night. I wish they’d have Mr. T sing every night. Classic stuff…”One, two, three strikes…YOU OUT!”.

Gotta respect Mr. T for throwing a strike. I pity the fool who one hops the plate!Russhttp://wight4256.mlblogs.com

Great job for Mr. T! And really – would anyone tell him that his outfit was a tad loud?? lol!

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

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