Newsclip®: [Sports] Pirates spoil Snitker's debut as manager, top Braves 12-9 - San Francisco Chronicle

"The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder — moonlighting in left field instead of his usual spot in right while Starling Marte is on paternity leave — ripped three doubles in a 12-9 victory over the Atlanta Braves. John Jaso, Andrew McCutchen and Francisco Cervelli also had three hits for the Pirates, who have won three straight and spoiled interim manager Brian Snitker's debut with the Braves. Mallex Smith hit two homers for the Braves, playing hours after manager Fredi Gonzalez was fired after five-plus seasons with Atlanta languishing in last place in the NL East. Rookie Aaron Blair (0-3) failed to make it out of the second inning as the Braves fell to a major-league worst 9-29. Nicasio chipped in a two-run single during the barrage, an outburst that might have continued unabated if Jaso wasn't thrown out at home to end the inning. Pittsburgh rookie Alen Hanson entered as a pinch hitter in the fifth inning and beat out an infield single for his first hit in the",

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