Harang, who led the NL in K's and W's last year and is 14-3 this year threw a complete game shutout against the Pirates last night, allowing 2 hits, and striking out eight. Griffey Jr. and Brandon Phillips homered in the 8-0 win, handing the Pirates just their second loss in the their last eight games.
Bay and Kata had the Pirate hits. Ian Snell was roughed up to the tune of 7 runs in 5 and a third.
For at least the second time this year, Ian Snell was involved in some sort of a dispute with a teammate or member of the coaching staff. This one was a short argument with Chacon in the clubhouse before the game, and neither player would specify after the game.
- Snell is the 377th pitcher against which Griffey has homered
-Thanks to Jason Bay's double, Pittsburgh kept alive a club-record streak of 88 consecutive games with at least one extra-base hit
-Jack Wilson should be available today
-King Salomon had a shot in his arm, literally, yesterday. He might pitch again in 07
-Sean Burnett also got an injection yesterday. He still might need surgery that could cost him 2008
-Duke Welker will not be shut down for 07 after all and should make one more start for State College before instructional league
-Zach Duke will start Saturday for AAA Indy