Back to back
Biggio didn't get hit last night, but Brandon Duckworth drilled two consecutive Pirates batters in the 9th inning. That's the sort of thing that invites retaliation in some baseball circles.
Kip Wells is back to try again after missing Craig Biggio several times last week. Wells hit Biggio on 7/12/2003, becoming the only guy named Kip to ever hit Craig Biggio with a pitch.
May 3rd is one of only 4 days in May that hasn't seen Biggio take one for the team. May is the most plunked month at 56.
HBPs split by month: