Gorzelanny not expected to miss start with back tightness
With two outs in the fifth inning, Gorzelanny's first pitch to David Wright sailed way outside. He bent over in pain, and manager John Russell and a trainer quickly came out of the dugout.
After several warm-up pitches, Gorzelanny stayed in and got Wright to ground out to end the inning, which made him eligible for a win. The Pirates led 8-0 at the time.
"I think it was the adrenaline that enabled me to get through that inning," he said. "It definitely was not the best feeling. I tried to fight it through with two outs in that inning. I wanted the win. There was no way they were going to take me out of the game."
Gorzelanny (2-3) allowed just one hit in five scoreless innings, walking five and striking out four.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press
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