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Sweep dreams no more

The Pirates' hopes for a season-opening series sweep of the Dodgers were dashed early by defensive miscues and a shaky outing by starter Paul Maholm, who allowed four runs in six innings in his season debut.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5220012.250
Johnson, R, LF4230010.750
Kemp, CF4222022.357
Loney, 1B5232001.214
Belliard, 3B5234002.429
Anderson, G, RF3012100.400
Carroll, 2B5010002.333
Ausmus, C4010001.250
Billingsley, P2000101.000
Weaver, Jf, P0000000.000
Troncoso, P0000000.000
a-Ramirez, M, PH1000000.300
Monasterios, P0000000.000
Broxton, J, P0000000.000
Totals381016102411.303
a-Grounded out for Troncoso in the 8th.
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5010011.083
McCutchen, CF4000003.308
c-Raynor, PH0000100.000
Jones, G, 1B3000202.250
Doumit, C4010022.385
Jaramillo, C1000001.000
Church, LF4110012.400
Young, D, RF2121200.500
LaRoche, 3B4010025.111
Maholm, P2000023.000
a-Clement, PH0001000.143
Penn, P0000000.000
Taschner, P0000000.000
b-Milledge, PH1000012.200
Lopez, Jav, P0000000.000
Crosby, SS4020003.400
Totals342825924.262
a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Maholm in the 6th. b-Struck out for Taschner in the 8th. c-Walked for McCutchen in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Johnson, R (1, Maholm), Ausmus (1, Maholm), Furcal (1, Maholm), Kemp (3, Penn), Belliard (1, Lopez, Jav).
3B: Belliard (1, Penn).
HR: Belliard (1, 5th inning off Maholm, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Ausmus 2; Belliard 9; Furcal 3; Kemp 3; Anderson, G; Johnson, R 4; Carroll; Loney 3.
RBI: Loney 2 (3), Kemp 2 (5), Belliard 4 (4), Anderson, G 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Loney; Belliard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Billingsley; Furcal.
SAC: Johnson, R.
SF: Kemp; Anderson, G.
GIDP: Carroll.
Team RISP: 7-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Belliard 2 (2, fielding, fielding).
DP: 2 (Carroll-Furcal-Loney 2).

BATTING
2B: Young, D 2 (2, Billingsley, Monasterios).
TB: Church; Young, D 4; Doumit; LaRoche; Crosby 2; Iwamura.
RBI: Clement (1), Young, D (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Maholm 2; Doumit; Crosby.
SF: Clement.
GIDP: McCutchen, Jones, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Jones, G (1, fielding), Crosby 2 (2, throw, throw).
Outfield assists: Church (Johnson, R at home), Young, D (Belliard at home).
DP: (Iwamura-Crosby-Jones, G).

LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley(W, 1-0)5.15114701.69
Weaver, Jf0.21000000.00
Troncoso1.00000000.00
Monasterios1.02110104.50
Broxton, J1.00001100.00
Totals9.08225905.47
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm(L, 0-1)6.06442316.00
Penn1.064400036.00
Taschner1.00000000.00
Lopez, Jav1.042201010.80
Totals9.01610102415.46
Pitches-strikes: Billingsley 107-66, Weaver, Jf 13-8, Troncoso 10-6, Monasterios 23-15, Broxton, J 11-5, Maholm 90-61, Penn 30-18, Taschner 11-7, Lopez, Jav 18-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Billingsley 5-2, Weaver, Jf 0-2, Troncoso 3-0, Monasterios 1-0, Broxton, J 1-1, Maholm 11-5, Penn 1-0, Taschner 1-0, Lopez, Jav 0-1.
Batters faced: Billingsley 24, Weaver, Jf 3, Troncoso 3, Monasterios 6, Broxton, J 4, Maholm 27, Penn 7, Taschner 3, Lopez, Jav 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Weaver, Jf 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Alan Porter. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 9,352.
Venue: PNC Park.
April 8, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media