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Hall, Vargas shine in win
Brewers 7, Pirates 3
Claudio Vargas had a career-high 11 strikeouts in six innings. (Scott Paulus/Brewers)
 Bill Hall goes deep
 Vargas' 11th strikeout
Bill Hall connected on a two-run home run in the first inning and an RBI double in the sixth to spark the Milwaukee offense. Starter Claudio Vargas notched a career-high 11 strikeouts in six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 18, 2007
PIT
Pittsburgh (6-7)
Lost 1
Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 3   MIL
Milwaukee (8-6)
Won 1
April 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 7 1
Milwaukee
3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 X   7 15 3
Standings thru 4/18/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Brewers Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF4121010.260
Wilson, SS4000011.278
Sanchez, 2B4010010.333
LaRoche, 1B3000110.109
Bay, LF3131100.260
Nady, RF4000035.245
Paulino, C4000034.196
Bautista, 3B4110023.275
Maholm, P2000020.000
  a-McLouth, PH1000001.500
  Perez, P0000000.000
  Bayliss, P0000000.000
  Wasdin, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  b-Kelly, PH1000000.143
Totals3437221414 

a-Flied out for Maholm in the 7th. b-Flied out for Marte in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Duffy (3, Vargas), Bay (2, Vargas), Bautista (5, Wise).
3B: Bay (1, Turnbow).
HR: Bay (3, 2nd inning off Vargas, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Duffy 3; Sanchez; Bay 9; Bautista 2.
RBI: Bay (7), Duffy (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson; Bautista 2; Paulino; Nady.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Bay (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Bay (Hall at home).
DP: 3 (Bautista-LaRoche, Wilson-Sanchez-LaRoche, Paulino-Sanchez-LaRoche).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4110011.255
Hardy, SS4000001.232
Mench, LF4231000.368
Hall, CF4233000.277
  Counsell, 3B0000000.233
Estrada, C4110003.275
Hart, RF4130001.257
Miller, 1B3011012.273
  Wise, P0000000.000
  Turnbow, P0000000.000
  a-Gwynn, PH-CF1011000.455
Graffanino, 3B4011001.214
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Vargas, P2000020.250
  Fielder, 1B2010002.296
Totals3671570411 

a-Singled for Turnbow in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Weeks (2, Maholm), Mench (4, Maholm), Hall (4, Maholm).
HR: Hall (3, 1st inning off Maholm, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Weeks 2; Mench 4; Hall 7; Estrada; Hart 3; Miller; Gwynn; Graffanino; Fielder.
RBI: Mench (6), Hall 3 (9), Miller (1), Gwynn (2), Graffanino (1).
2-out RBI: Miller; Gwynn; Graffanino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder.
GIDP: Estrada; Miller.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Fielder (1, 2nd base by Bayliss/Paulino).

FIELDING
E: Miller (1, pickoff), Vargas (1, pickoff), Hall (4, missed catch).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm (L, 0-2)6.010550316.19
Perez 0.01000000.00
Bayliss 1.00000100.00
Wasdin 0.222200012.27
Marte 0.12000000.00
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vargas (W, 1-0)6.052121113.46
Wise (H, 4)1.01110002.84
Turnbow (H, 5)1.01000200.00
Cordero 1.00000100.00

Perez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Maholm 94-67, Perez 6-4, Bayliss 8-5, Wasdin 10-7, Marte 10-6, Vargas 106-65, Wise 18-14, Turnbow 17-11, Cordero 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maholm 9-5, Perez 0-0, Bayliss 0-1, Wasdin 0-2, Marte 1-0, Vargas 4-3, Wise 1-2, Turnbow 1-0, Cordero 1-1.
Batters faced: Maholm 26, Perez 1, Bayliss 2, Wasdin 4, Marte 3, Vargas 25, Wise 4, Turnbow 4, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bayliss 1-0, Marte 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 61 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:44.
Att: 22,331.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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