Home may be where the heart is, but for
Ryu made his first start of the second half Monday and made himself all at home and cozy in Pittsburgh’s
The win pushed Ryu's record to 7-2 on the road with a 2.73 earned-run average. Back at home this season, he's a more pedestrian 4-3 with a 4.13 ERA.
The Dodgers backed him with a 12-hit attack, though they scored all their runs in the third and fourth innings and then sort of held on.
That's easier to do when getting a strong start from Ryu (11-5), who gave up only five hits – three coming in the Pirates' two-run fourth inning. Ryu struck out five and walked one in lowering his overall ERA to 3.39.
The Dodgers scored all five runs off former teammate
He’s been pitching reasonably well for Pittsburgh this season, but the Dodgers got to him for a pair of runs in the third inning. Gordon led off with a single but was erased on a force out on a Turner ground out. Gonzalez walked and then
The Dodgers pushed their lead to 5-0 in the fourth, this time Uribe and