Shane Victorino hit his first home run as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, part of a big night as he led his new team to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park. Victorino also doubled and drove in three runs, extending his hitting streak to seven games.
Matt Kemp also had two hits for the Dodgers, driving in one, extending his hitting streak to five games.
That made a winner out of Aaron Harang, who allowed two runs in six innings for his eighth win of the season. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 24th save of the season.
Garrett Jones had four hits for the Pirates, including two doubles ,driving in three runs. Jeff Karstens lasted seven innings for the Bucs, but allowed four runs to lose his third game of the year.
Chad Billingsley pitches for the Dodgers on Tuesday night, facing Kevin Correia for the Pirates.
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