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    Brian Matusz Starts in Bradenton Orioles win 12-10

    Written by Michael Williams

    Alexi Casilla SS 
    Ryan Flaherty 2B 
    Nolan Reimold DH 
    Wilson Betemit 3B 
    Jason Pridie RF 
    Trayvon Robinson LF 
    Travis Ishikawa 1B 
    Taylor Teagarden C 
    Chris Dickerson CF
    Brian Matusz LHP
    Pitchers Luis Ayala, Troy Patton, Chris Pettit, Jason Gurka and Zech Zinicola 
    Position players Russ Canzler, Lew Ford, Steve Pearce, Conor Jackson, Chris Robinson, Adam Greenberg, Niuman Romero, Buck Britton, Luis Martinez and Brandon Waring.
    Marte LF
    Martin C
    McCutchen CF
    Sanchez 1B
    Alvarez 3B
    Walker 2B
    Tabata RF
    McDonald SS


    MLBTV Pirates feed. 1:05 PM

    Orioles pummel Pirate pitching through two innings. Brian Matusz gave up a two run monster shot to Andrew McCutchen. It may have landed in the gulf. Matusz gives up two more on the third. Orioles lead down to 9-4. A double and a single off Brian in the fourth make it 9-5. Casilla singles advances on an errant throw and a ground out. Scores on a Reimold two out single. Orioles 10 Pirates 5 Luis Ayala relieved Brian for the fifth inning. Pitched very well again. Troy Patton pitched the sixth. After two hits he recorded a k. Then a fly out. A third single plates a run. A 2-2 strike was called a ball for McCutchen, after two 3-2 fouls, he walked the bases loaded. A ground ball off of Patton's glove makes it 10 to 8. Patton replaced. Jake Pettit replaces him and gives up a bases clearing double. 10-10. The inning mercifully come to an end and the rain gets harder. Steve Pearce homered with two outs to regain the lead. Orioles 11. Pirates 10. Zech Zonicola pitches the ninth for the save. Steve Pearce singles to knock in the 12th run in the ninth inning. Orioles 12. Pirates 10. Zech Zinicola pitched the ninth. He earned the save.

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