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Moss, Salazar homer to power Pirates

Feb 28, 2009 - 9:29 PM KISSIMMEE, Florida (Ticker) -- Brandon Moss and Jeff Salazar homered Saturday to power the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Houston Astros in Grapefruit League play.

Moss hit a solo homer in the second inning and Salazar launched a two-run shot in the seventh, giving the Pirates a 6-3 lead.

Pirates starter Paul Maholm worked two perfect innings.

Michael Bourn went 2-for-3 with two runs scored an an RBI for Houston.








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    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 6 9 1
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 5 10 1 FINAL
    WP - PAUL MAHOLM (1-0)
    LP - BRIAN MOEHLER (0-1)
    SAVE - EVAN MEEK (1)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH
    ROB

    Feb 28 4:14 PM


  • GPFT
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 6 9
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 5 9 (END BOTTOM 8)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH
    ROBINZON DIAZ (1) OFF JOSE VALVERDE IN THE 5TH
    JEFF SALAZAR (1) OFF

    Pirates 6, Astros 5  Bot 8, 0 OutsFeb 28 3:46 PM
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    Pirates 6, Astros 5  Bot 8, 0 OutsFeb 28 3:46 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 6 8
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 6 (END BOTTOM 7)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH
    ROBINZON DIAZ (1) OFF JOSE VALVERDE IN THE 5TH
    JEFF SALAZAR (1) OFF

    Pirates 6, Astros 3  Bot 7, 0 OutsFeb 28 3:16 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 0 4 7
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 6 (END BOTTOM 6)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH
    ROBINZON DIAZ (1) OFF JOSE VALVERDE IN THE 5TH

    Pirates 4, Astros 3  Bot 6, 0 OutsFeb 28 2:56 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 4 7
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 (END BOTTOM 5)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH
    ROBINZON DIAZ (1) OFF JOSE VALVERDE IN THE 5TH

    Pirates 4, Astros 1  Bot 5, 0 OutsFeb 28 2:36 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 1 2 4
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 1 1 2 (END BOTTOM 4)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND
    CRAIG MONROE (1) OFF FELIPE PAULINO IN THE 4TH

    Pirates 2, Astros 1  Bot 4, 0 OutsFeb 28 2:21 PM


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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    PITTSBURGH 0 1 1 2
    HOUSTON 0 0 0 0 (END BOTTOM 2)
    HOME RUNS: PIT - BRANDON MOSS (1) OFF BRIAN MOEHLER IN THE 2ND

    Pirates 1, Astros 0  Bot 2, 0 OutsFeb 28 1:41 PM