San Diego 5, Pittsburgh 0

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 11, 2012 7:05 PM
Location - PNC Park
Temperature - 67°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Winters, First Base - Mark Wegner, Second Base - Brian Knight, Third Base - Wally Bell,
Attendance - 39485

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 5 10 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 51-64 27-30 24-34 W6
Pittsburgh 63-50 35-20 28-30 L3


Padres 5, Pirates 0:
Jason Marquis pitched a two-hitter and Chase Headley drove in three runs as visiting San Diego notched its sixth straight victory and won in Pittsburgh for the 11th consecutive time.

Marquis (6-6) didn’t allow a hit until Travis Snider reached on an infield single leading off the seventh. He struck out four and walked one in his fifth career shutout while winning for the fifth time in six starts.

Headley has eight RBIs in the first two games of the series as he helped send the Pirates to their third consecutive loss and sixth in nine games. San Diego also snapped the four-game winning streak of Pittsburgh’s A.J. Burnett (14-4).

Marquis retired 13 consecutive batters before Snider started the seventh by hitting a ball up the middle that ticked off Marquis’ glove. Padres second baseman Alexi Amarista was unable to field the ball cleanly while dashing toward second base and the official scorer immediately ruled it a hit.

Pedro Alvarez ripped a one-hop single to the right-center field fence in the eighth for Pittsburgh’s other hit. The Pirates have been blanked nine times this season.
Headley drilled his 18th homer off the season in the first, drove in San Diego’s second run on a third-inning grounder and drew a bases-loaded walk in the sixth.

Cameron Maybin delivered a run-scoring single in the fourth and Will Venable smacked his seventh homer of the season in the sixth.

Burnett allowed five runs (four earned) and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings. He matched a season-high with 10 strikeouts and walked two.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Padres closer Huston Street went on the disabled list Saturday because of a calf injury suffered while recording the final out of Friday’s game. RHP Cory Burns was recalled from Triple-A Tucson. … Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen is hitless in seven at-bats in the series to drop his career average against San Diego to .193 in 16 career games. … The Padres are 28-9 at PNC Park and last lost in Pittsburgh since Sept. 18, 2009. … Burnett is 1-5 against the Padres, his lone win being a no-hitter he tossed in San Diego in 2001 as a member of the Marlins.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   Pittsburgh
Jason Marquis Player A.J. Burnett
Win W/L Loss
9.0 IP 5.2
4 Strikeouts 10
2 Hits 9
0.00 ERA 6.35
San Diego   Pittsburgh
Will Venable Player Pedro Alvarez
2 Hits 1
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 1
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 10 2 18 .263 12 13 5 2 1 0
Pittsburgh 2 0 2 .071 5 4 0 1 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Pittsburgh will play their next game at home against San Diego. The Pirates have a W/L % of .524 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Pittsburgh. The Padres have a W/L % of .480 after a win and .415 after a loss.
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