Pirates search for consistency against Dodgers

The Pittsburgh Pirates headed north by bus Sunday evening to see if the roller-coaster ride will continue.
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Fresh off a series victory at San Diego, capped by a 7-5 victory Sunday, the Pirates are now in Los Angeles for the first of three games Monday, having won four of their last six games.

That winning run came after a five-game losing streak. The five games before that? The Pirates won four of them.

The Pirates (40-43) know that getting some length on their current winning ways can get them to .500 soon, possibly by the All-Star break that starts in two weeks.

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Wood is 2-2 with a 2.86 ERA in eight career games (seven starts) against the Pirates. He has not faced Pittsburgh since last season. Kingham, a rookie, has not pitched against the Dodgers in any of his first six appearances.

The Red Sox and Yankees both have had 17-1 stretches this season. It’s the first time they’ve both had 17-1 stretches in the same season. They’re the only two teams with 17-1 stretches this season.

This already is the latest the Red Sox (.671) and Yankees (.667) have both had .660 winning percentages in the same season. In fact, according to Elias research, the Yankees and http://www.authenticwashingtonnationalsshop.com/Daniel-Murphy-Jersey Red Sox have never met this late into a season (either by games or calendar date) when each team had Daniel Murphy Authentic Jersey a winning percentage of .650 or better.