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PIRATES GAMEDAY: A preview of Wednesday's Pirates-Orioles game

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
 

vs Orioles

7:05 p.m. Wednesday

Camden Yards, Baltimore

TV/radio: Root sports/ 93.7 FM, 1480 AM, 1450 AM, Pirates Radio Network

Probable pitchers: Pirates RHP Charlie Morton (0-3, 4.35) vs. Orioles RHP Chris Tillman (3-1, 3.38)

Pirates beat reporter Rob Biertempfel 's inside look at Wednesday's game:

• Tony Sanchez has hit safely in each of his first eight games this season, which ties him with Andrew McCutchen for the longest string this year by a Pirates player. Sanchez's streak is the longest by a NL rookie and the second-longest in the majors among rookies this year. .

• Orioles OF Nick Markakis leads all active players and ranks fourth all-time with a .336 average in interleague play. His .390 on-base percentage is 12th among active players. Since April 16, Markakis has hit safely in 10 of 11 games, including six multi-hit performances. In that span, he's batting .372 with a .481 OBP and a .442 slugging percentage.

 

 
 


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