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Liriano beats Beckett as Pirates top Dodgers 2-1

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Francisco Liriano outpitched Josh Beckett for his first win of the season, and Ike Davis homered to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Friday night.

Liriano (1-5) scattered five hits over 5 2-3 scoreless innings. After entering with a 5.06 ERA, he struck out eight and walked two in his 12th start of the year.

Beckett (3-2) allowed two runs and five hits in five innings, five days after pitching the first no-hitter in the majors this season during a 6-0 win at Philadelphia. The 34-year-old right-hander was removed for a pinch-hitter after 88 pitches - he threw a career-high 128 in the first no-hitter by a Dodgers pitcher since 1996.

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