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Losing Streak Continues, Bucs Lose 9-3
WP: Clayton Kershaw (11-6)
LP: Wandy Rodriguez (7-12)
- Back to back singles by Mark Ellis and Shane Victorino put runners on the corners
- Matt Kemp grounded into a fielder's choice after Ellis broke up the double play by sliding into Neil Walker. 1-0 Dodgers
- Walker was injured on the play. Left the game. Dislocated finger. Shit.
- Pedro Alvarez took his spot in the lineup, Josh Harrison went to second.
- Garrett Jones hit a sac fly. Gaby Sanchez scored. 1-1
- Juan Rivera hit a sac fly. 2-1 Dodgers
- Kershaw and Victorino singled, Kemp and Hanley Ramirez doubled. 5-1 Dodgers.
- Andrew McCutchen homered to the shrubbery in center. 5-2 Dodgers.
- James Loney singled hoM. Ramirez in the seventh. 6-2.
- Luis Cruz hit a ground rule double that Jones misplayed slightly. 7-2.
- A.J. Ellis hit a sac fly. 8-2.
- Kershaw hit a sac fly. 9-2, still in the seventh.
- Clint Barmes singled in the bottom of the eighth. 9-3. Final.
- Rodriguez's line: 5.2 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Kershaw's line: 8.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
- Pirates have been outscored 20-2 in their last 2 games.
- Juan Cruz had to be checked out by medical staff.
- Players are dropping like flies. So is our record.
- McCutchen went 1-3 (.358 average)
- Last hope is A.J. Burnett tomorrow.
3) Hanley Ramirez (2-4, RBI)
2) Matt Kemp (1-5, 3 RBI)
1) Clayton Kershaw (8 solid innings, 2-3 with an RBI at the plate)
Yinzer Schultz Predictions
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