The Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the first two games in the series to the Philadelphia Phillies, but are on their way to what looks like a victory midway through the sixth inning. The Pirates currently hold an 8-2 lead over Philadelphia, thans to two good offensive innings in a row.
Philadelphia took an early lead in the bottom of the first inning, picking up two runs thanks to a pair of home runs by Chase Utley and Carlos Ruiz. The Buccos rallied however in the very next inning thanks to a Michael McKenry three-run blast to give the Pirates the lead. Pittsburgh added on five more runs and currently hold an 8-2 lead.
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