The first wave came Friday, and for one night, the new Dodgers looked a lot like those old Dodgers.
Offense continued to be mere rumor, the Dodgers going meekly in a 3-0 loss to the
That left the Dodgers down only two starters, though significant ones in outfielders
But Ramirez and Ellis could add nothing to the Dodgers' feeble attack, combining to go 0 for 7. Ellis struck out in all three of his at-bats.
The rest of the Dodgers could do little with Locke, who went seven smooth, easy innings for the Pirates. Locke (6-1) held the Dodgers scoreless on only two hits, walking one and striking out five. He averaged just over 10 pitches an inning, 75 total.
The Dodgers picked up a bunt single from
After singles by
The Dodgers’ best chance to score came against closer
But Grilli struck out