First inning play non-reviewable

A non-reviewable play in the first inning on Friday drew the ire of manager Don Mattingly.

Dodgers fall short in 3rd straight loss

The Dodgers had several chances to score, but could only plate a single run in their 2-1 loss to the Pirates on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

Gonzalez gets day off vs. Pirates

Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez gets a rare day off on Friday after starting 53 of the first 55 games of the season. Gonzalez is 1-for-13 in his last four games and is 4-for-29 in his last eight contests.

Going south against southpaws

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The Dodgers are 6-6 in games started by opposing left-handed pitchers this season, but are hitting just .216/.268/.354 against southpaws on the season. On Friday they get another crack at a lefty, in Francisco Liriano of the Pirates.

Ethier likely to start vs. LHP Liriano

It appears Andre Ethier has a hold on the Dodgers center field job for now. Manager Don Mattingly said Ethier would likely start against left-hander Francisco Liriano on Friday, after Ethier started two of 12 games against left-handed starters.

Dodgers-Pirates scheduled starters

People in Los Angeles will be able to see at least two of the four games of this weekend series against the Pirates. Here are the scheduled pitching matchups for the four games at Dodger Stadium.

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