Jeff Locke allowed only two baserunners through sixth innings, but lost command in the 7th. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

Two Pirates line drives to the outfield found Oakland gloves, stranding four of the 10 runners the Pirates left on base in a 2-1 loss Monday night. The Bucs collected nine hits to the Athletics' three, but went 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position to drop their third-straight game.

"I can control being ready to hit, to swing the bat," said Andrew McCutchen, who was 1-for-4 and was robbed of a potential go-ahead RBI in the 7th. "After that, nothing you can do."

Colon Works Fast with Fastball

Oakland starting pitcher Bartolo Colon threw 92 fastballs over his 108 pitches, and tossed his heater for strikes 75% of the time to keep the Pirates from making much ...

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