1:35 PM ET, August 31, 2008
PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sabathia one-hits Pirates; Brewers to appeal scorer's ruling on single
• CC Sabathia threw the first one-hit shutout for the Brewers since Teddy Higuera in 1987.
• The Brewers are disputing the ruling of the hit with MLB -- if the ruling is overturned, it would be the first Brewers' no-hitter since Juan Nieves on April 15, 1987.
• Milwaukee has won eight of nine overall and nine straight against the Pirates.
-- ESPN research
Milwaukee (80-56) is 24 games above .500 for the first time since September 1992. ... The Brewers are 11-1 with nine consecutive wins against Pittsburgh, with three games remaining in Milwaukee in late September. They are 5-1 in PNC Park, where they were 22-43 before this season. ... Sabathia is 12-0 in his last 16 starts, counting his final five with Cleveland. His last loss was June 5. ... Pirates SS Jack Wilson was lifted in the ninth with a bruised right index finger.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
Regular Season Series
|Milwaukee leads 14-1 (as of Sun 8/31)|
|Tue 5/20||MIL 7, @PIT 2||Recap|
|Wed 5/21||MIL 4, @PIT 1||Recap|
|Thu 5/22||@PIT 8, MIL 4||Recap|
|Fri 7/4||@MIL 9, PIT 1||Recap|
|Sat 7/5||@MIL 2, PIT 1||Recap|
|Sun 7/6||@MIL 11, PIT 6||Recap|
|Fri 8/22||@MIL 10, PIT 4||Recap|
|Sat 8/23||@MIL 6, PIT 3||Recap|
|Sun 8/24||@MIL 4, PIT 3||Recap|
|Fri 8/29||MIL 3, @PIT 1||Recap|
|Sat 8/30||MIL 11, @PIT 3||Recap|
|» Sun 8/31||MIL 7, @PIT 0||Box Score|
|Tue 9/23||@MIL 7, PIT 5||Recap|
|Wed 9/24||@MIL 4, PIT 2||Recap|
|Thu 9/25||@MIL 5, PIT 1||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Brewers | Pirates|
|1st||R Weeks homered to left.||1||0|
|7th||B Hall doubled to deep right center, C Hart and G Kapler scored.||3||0|
|8th||P Fielder singled to left, C Counsell scored, R Braun to second.||4||0|
|8th||R Braun scored, P Fielder to third, C Hart to second on wild pitch by S Burnett.||5||0|
|8th||G Kapler doubled to deep left, P Fielder and C Hart scored.||7||0|
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|Stadium||PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA|
|Attendance||21,293 (55.5% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||81 degrees, sunny|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Gerry Davis, First Base - Angel Campos, Second Base - Greg Gibson, Third Base - James Hoye|