Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

LAst Night's Action: Dodgers Love the NL West

090810.jpg
Orlando Hudson and Manny Ramirez scoring in the fourth inning off of Matt Kemp's three-RBI double.
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

LA Dodgers defeat San Francisco Giants 4-2. Well if only the Dodgers could play the NL West all 162 games. Dodgers starter Hiroki Kuroda made only one mistake that Travis Ishikawa took out over the right field wall. The Dodgers took out their frustration in the fourth inning when with the bases loaded Matt Kemp hit a bases-clearing double. Mark Loretta would hit a single to score Kemp. All was quiet until the bottom of the ninth when Jonathan Broxton gave up a home run to Bengie Molina with on out then gave up a single to Randy Winn to bring up the tying run at the plate. But Fred Lewis would ground into a force out at second and Ryan Garko would ground to second to end the game. Before the game it was announced the Chad Billingsley was scratched from his start on Wednesday.

LA Angels defeat Tampa Bay Rays 8-7. With two of the best baserunning teams in baseball that love smallball, it of course figured that six home runs would have a big hand in the scoring. Vladimir Guerrero and Kendry Morales hit two taters each in the game. While the Rays had the upper hand in stolen bases 3-1, the Angels had the upper hand in what matters in the end.

Tonight's Action

LA Dodgers at San Francisco Giants. Randy Wolf vs. Joe Martinez. 7:15 pm KCAL9, AM 790 KABC.

Support for LAist comes from

Tampa Bay Rays at LA Angels. David Price vs. Ervin Santana. 7:05 pm FSWest, AM 830 KLAA/AM 980 KFWB.