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Walks haunt Pirates
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Dodgers 8, Pirates 2
After forcing out Nomar Garciaparra, Ryan Doumit throws to first to complete a double play. (AP)
Beginning with starter Ross Ohlendorf, who issued four free passes and allowed three runs over three innings, the Bucs walked eight Dodgers as they saw their winning streak halted at three. Offensively, Adam LaRoche's two-run homer in the ninth was one of Pittsburgh's five hits.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (78-72)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 8, Pittsburgh 2   PIT
Pittsburgh (63-87)
Lost 1
September 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 3 2 0 1 1 1 0   8 12 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 5 1
Standings thru 9/15/08  |  Recap: LAD | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Pirates stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Martin, R, C 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 .276
  Ellis, A, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pierre, CF-LF 5 3 3 1 0 0 2 .274
Ramirez, M, LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .327
  b-Sweeney, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .128
  2-Repko, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Loney, 1B 4 0 2 3 0 1 1 .299
Garciaparra, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .243
  1-Ozuna, PR-2B 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .253
Kemp, RF-CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .285
DeWitt, 2B-3B 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .261
Berroa, SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .238
Kuroda, P 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .120
  a-Young, D, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  Saito, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Penny, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
Totals 34 8 12 7 8 3 20  

a-Struck out for Kuroda in the 8th. b-Walked for Ramirez, M in the 8th.
1-Ran for Garciaparra in the 7th. 2-Ran for Sweeney in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Garciaparra (7, Ohlendorf), Ramirez, M (33, Ohlendorf).
HR: Pierre (1, 6th inning off Salas, M, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pierre 6; Ramirez, M 4; Kemp; Loney 2; Martin, R; Garciaparra 3.
RBI: Ramirez, M 2 (111), Loney 3 (86), Pierre (27), DeWitt (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Berroa; Garciaparra; Kuroda; Ozuna.
SF: DeWitt; Loney.
GIDP: Kuroda, Berroa.
Team RISP: 4-for-15.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Loney (7, 2nd base off Ohlendorf/Doumit).

FIELDING
DP: (Berroa-DeWitt-Loney).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .264
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .267
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280
Doumit, C 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .319
LaRoche, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .269
Moss, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251
LaRoche, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .173
Cruz, SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .294
Ohlendorf, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bixler, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .155
  Salas, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pearce, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
  Sanchez, Ro, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Rivas, L, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220
  Bautista, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 30 2 5 2 2 4 14  

a-Grounded out for Ohlendorf in the 3rd. b-Flied out for Salas, M in the 6th. c-Flied out for Sanchez, Ro in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Morgan (8, Kuroda).
HR: LaRoche (20, 9th inning off Penny, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 2; LaRoche 4; Morgan 3.
RBI: LaRoche 2 (75).
2-out RBI: LaRoche 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche; McLouth.
GIDP: Cruz.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: LaRoche (1, 2nd base by Kuroda/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Doumit (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Moss (Loney at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Ohlendorf-Doumit-LaRoche, Cruz-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kuroda (W, 9-10) 7.0 3 0 0 1 2 0 3.77
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.13
Penny 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 6.27
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf (L, 1-3) 3.0 5 3 2 4 2 0 6.79
Salas, M 3.0 4 3 3 3 0 1 8.47
Sanchez, Ro 2.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.65
Bautista 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.17

WP: Ohlendorf 2, Sanchez, Ro.
HBP: Doumit (by Kuroda).
Pitches-strikes: Kuroda 83-55, Saito 21-13, Penny 13-11, Ohlendorf 70-43, Salas, M 56-29, Sanchez, Ro 31-18, Bautista 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kuroda 10-6, Saito 0-1, Penny 2-0, Ohlendorf 3-1, Salas, M 4-2, Sanchez, Ro 3-2, Bautista 1-2.
Batters faced: Kuroda 24, Saito 4, Penny 5, Ohlendorf 17, Salas, M 14, Sanchez, Ro 10, Bautista 3.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 13,147.
Venue: PNC Park.
September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008

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