Dodgers crush Pirates; avoid sweep
|Dodgers crush Pirates; avoid sweep|
Ronnie Belliard went deep and drove in four runs Thursday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 to avoid a series sweep.
The Dodgers won the game as -145 favorites, and the 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8).
Chad Billingsley went 5 1-3 innings for the win, allowing five hits and one run with seven strikeouts.
Paul Maholm was tagged with the loss, allowing four earned runs over six innings of work.