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Norris and a Charlie Morton at seven.
Pirate nemesis Wandy Rodriguez and playoff MVP Paul Maholm at seven.
Pirates are a game under .500 and 2 1/2 out of first.
Bucs win 7-4 against the hapless last-place Padres.
Cy Young candidate Correia leads the NL with 5 wins.
Game start at ten. Karstens and Latos.
Pirates are one game under .500 and two games out of first.
This despite some disappointing numbers in the HBP department. Hurdle should coach them up on this. Can't spell "Champbion" without HBP.
Bucs up 4-2 at the end of the seventh. No bunts yet.
One of the two Charlie Mortons takes on Ubaldo starting soon. Amezaga gets the start and bats second for the Rockies.