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Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles has been a tough ballpark for Pittsburgh over the years. And on Wednesday, the trend continued. The club hasn't had a winning series in L.A. since 2006, when they won 2-of-3 September 19-21. After the Pirates 4-1 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday evening, the club has lost five straight at Chavez Ravine and seven of their last eight.

Left-hander Erik Bedard allowed two runs on eight hits over five-plus innings. He walked one and struck out three while throwing 88 pitches, 58 strikes. Bedard picked up his second loss on the season despite posting a 2.25 ERA over his two starts during the 2012 season.

After getting two quick outs on just four pitches in the 3rd, Bedard fell behind in the count to Mark Ellis, who drew a five pitch walk...

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