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Growing pains
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Dodgers 6, Pirates 2
Nate McLouth leaps for a hit that turned into a triple for the Dodgers' Casey Blake. (AP)
Jeff Karstens returned after missing a start, but the results for the young right-hander didn't change. A questionable call in a four-run second inning for the Dodgers didn't help, but Karstens' personal losing streak hit six games.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (79-72)
Won 2
LA Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh 2   PIT
Pittsburgh (63-88)
Lost 2
September 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   6 13 2
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 7 1
Standings thru 9/16/08  |  Recap: LAD | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Pirates stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Martin, R, C 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .276
Ethier, RF 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .301
Ramirez, M, LF 5 0 3 1 0 1 1 .330
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .297
Blake, 3B 5 2 3 2 0 0 2 .282
DeWitt, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .264
Pierre, CF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .274
Berroa, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .244
Lowe, D, P 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .143
  Park, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  Repko, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 37 6 13 6 2 5 17  

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, M (34, Karstens).
3B: Blake (1, Karstens).
HR: Blake (21, 2nd inning off Karstens, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Berroa 2; Pierre; Ramirez, M 4; DeWitt 2; Blake 8; Ethier; Martin, R.
RBI: Blake 2 (81), Martin, R (64), Ethier (72), Ramirez, M (112), DeWitt (45).
2-out RBI: Ethier; Ramirez, M; Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney 2; Blake; Lowe, D; DeWitt.
SAC: Lowe, D.
SF: Martin, R; DeWitt.
GIDP: Berroa.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin, R (17, 3rd base off Chavez, J/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Berroa (7, fielding), DeWitt (9, fielding).
DP: 2 (DeWitt-Berroa-Loney, Martin, R-Berroa-Loney).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .271
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .267
McLouth, CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .282
Doumit, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .318
Moss, RF 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .248
Mientkiewicz, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
LaRoche, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .169
Cruz, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Karstens, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167
  a-Pearce, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Michaels, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222
  Yates, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 7 2 0 5 11  

a-Flied out for Karstens in the 5th. b-Struck out for Grabow in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Morgan (9, Park), McLouth (45, Beimel).
TB: Sanchez, F; Doumit; McLouth 3; Morgan 3; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: Doumit (59), Moss (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Doumit; Mientkiewicz; Sanchez, F.
SF: Moss.
GIDP: McLouth, Moss.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Karstens (2, throw).
DP: (LaRoche-Sanchez, F-Mientkiewicz).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lowe, D (W, 14-11) 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 3.40
Park 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.85
Beimel 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.23
Broxton, J 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.23
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Karstens (L, 2-6) 5.0 11 5 2 1 2 1 4.37
Chavez, J 2.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 5.23
Grabow 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.96
Yates 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.84

Pitches-strikes: Lowe, D 97-61, Park 9-8, Beimel 10-8, Broxton, J 4-3, Karstens 91-54, Chavez, J 31-21, Grabow 12-8, Yates 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lowe, D 12-5, Park 0-0, Beimel 1-2, Broxton, J 0-0, Karstens 6-6, Chavez, J 1-2, Grabow 0-1, Yates 3-0.
Batters faced: Lowe, D 25, Park 4, Beimel 4, Broxton, J 1, Karstens 27, Chavez, J 9, Grabow 3, Yates 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Broxton, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 12,741.
Venue: PNC Park.
September 16, 2008
September 16, 2008

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