LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kenta Maeda pitched into the ninth inning, Cody Bellinger homered and made a tumbling catch in left field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Maeda (3-2) got within two outs of his first career complete game before Francisco Cervelli hit a two-run homer. Maeda was pulled after that, completing 8 1/3 innings while allowing two runs and five hits. He struck out five and left to a rousing ovation.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Wind Chill Advisory For Regions North, East Of Pittsburgh
Bellinger hit a two-run homer in the first inning off Chad Kuhl (1-3), then got dirty to catch to rob Gregory Polanco of a hit in the fourth inning. The rookie started in place of injured Andrew Toles, and fans in the left field pavilion chanted “Cody! Cody!” after the tumbling grab.READ MORE: National Transportation Safety Board Investigating Fern Hollow Bridge Collapse
Bellinger has six homers and a .315 average through his first 14 career games.Man Shot In Sheraden Overnight, Taken To Hospital
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