Capuano, Dodgers sweep Pirates

12:02 AM, Apr 13, 2012   |    comments
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Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Chris Capuano pitched into the sixth inning and a big first inning helped the Dodgers take a 3-2 victory over the Pirates to complete a three-game sweep.

Capuano (1-0) gave up two runs on six hits with seven strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings for the Dodgers, who at 6-1 are off to their best start since going 9-1 to start the 1981 season. Juan Rivera, James Loney and Juan Uribe each drove in a run.

Jeff Karstens (0-1) gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings for the Pirates, who entered the series having taken two of three from the Phillies. Andrew McCutchen went 3-for-3 with a run scored while Michael McKenry hit a solo homer in the loss.

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