Locke lost in his second Major League start.
In Jeff Locke's Major League debut, the Pirates were beaten on a one hit shutout. They got five more hits in his second start. But that wasn't enough. Locke was lifted after three innings and James Loney poked a three run pinch hit homer as the Dodgers pulled away late.
The Pirates threatened against Hiroki Kuroda a couple of times but never put much of an inning together. Neil Walker's one out double in the first was wasted. In the second Garrett Jones singled and Pedro Alvarez walked. With one out, Ronny Cedeno's bouncer was tossed errantly by Dee Gordon trying to turn a double play. Cedeno was safe at first and Jones scored the first run of the game.
Los Angeles tied it up immediately when Jerry Sands and Rod Barajas hit consecutive...
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