Zach Duke struck out six and walked one in 8 2/3 innings on Monday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
By Jenifer Langosch / MLB.com
The Bucs took advantage of a Mark Loretta error that led off the second inning, scoring four unearned runs off Hiroki Kuroda. Andy LaRoche, who had five hits including two home runs, highlighted the frame with a bases-loaded double. LaRoche finished with six RBIs and four runs scored.
BATTING 2B: Young, D (16, Kuroda), LaRoche, An 2 (26, Kuroda, Mota). HR: LaRoche, An 2 (12, 4th
inning off Kuroda, 0 on, 2 out; 8th inning off McDonald, Ja, 1 on, 0 out), Jones, G (21, 4th inning off Kuroda, 0 on, 2 out). TB:
McCutchen, A 3; LaRoche, An 13; Jones, G 5; Doumit; Milledge; Young, D 2; Cruz 2. RBI: Young, D (39), Duke (5),
LaRoche, An 6 (61), Jones, G 2 (44), Doumit (34). 2-out RBI: LaRoche, An 3; Jones, G 2. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Doumit 2; Duke; Young, D 2. GIDP: Jones, G. Team RISP: 4-for-12. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Jones, G (10, 2nd base off Kuroda/Ausmus).
Jones, G (1, missed catch), Cruz (1, throw). DP: (Cruz-Young, D). Pickoffs: Duke (Loretta at 1st base).
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