With three Dodger errors in the first three innings, there was definitely a feeling of a hangover from last night's game. Brett Tomko valiantly tried to shrug off the Pirates' early cheapie runs, but crumbled in the sixth. Chad Billingsley's poor seventh (0.1 IP, 2 ER) sealed the loss.
Juan Pierre: Sometimes he's the man, sometimes he's not. Today he was not.
The Dodgers have homered in three consecutive games (Ethier, Martin, Saenz).
- Attendance was about 46,000 and parking was a breeze. Late-inning rain helped to thin the crowd somewhat, but the Sunset lot was minimally occupied.
- Olmedo Saenz's at-bat music: "Panama" by Van Halen.
- Guess what the between-innings DodgerVision entertainment was after Juan Pierre muffed his catch? That's right, baseball bloopers! Strangely, Pierre's miscue was not included in the segment.
- Coca-Cola quiz question: How many Hall of Famers have played for both the Dodgers and the Pirates?
- (a) 0
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