Wolf Chews Through Cubs, Dodgers Win Second Straight
For the second time this week, Randy Wolf’s (8-6) hot bat and even hotter arm, propelled the Los Angeles Dodgers (73-50) to a victory over a league rival.
The Dodgers’ second straight victory over the Chicago Cubs (61-59) gave Wolf a victory in The Battle of The Randys, against 26 year-old rookie pitcher Randy Wells (9-6). The Dodgers’ Randy is 3-0 over his last three starts with a 1.99 ERA.
“There was a couple of starts where I think I was mentally beaten a little bit,” he said of the stretch prior to this hot streak. “I let some of the things that were out of my control get to me. I had to take a step back and get out of that mental mode. It was a little negative.”
Wolf’s long double to center field in the second inning scored Russell Martin and Orlando Hudson. His two RBIs were more than the Cubs' offensive output for the night.