LAst Night's Action: At Least Chivas USA Won
New York Mets defeat LA Dodgers 5-3. If you have nothing good to say, don’t say anything at all. To quote manager Don Mattingly after the game, “We have to keep going, and we have to play in a way that tells ourselves that we are going somewhere. That’s what we have to do.” The Dodgers are 9-18 in their last 27 games dating exactly one month.
Detroit Tigers defeat LA Angels 5-4. Miguel Cabrera was silent in the prior two games of this series going 0-for-3 in both games. It was only time until he was roused. After Austin Jackson scored on Andy Dirks single in the seventh inning off of reliever Hisanori Takahashi, Cabrera blasted a two-run bomb off of Michael Kohn to give the Tigers the 5-3 lead. Mark Trumbo hit a solo shot off of Tigers’ starter Brad Penny in the bottom half of the seventh, but that was all the Angels could muster. Tyler Chatwood went 5 1/3 innings giving up two unearned runs on four hits and a season-high five walks.
Chivas USA defeat San Jose Earthquakes 2-0. Ben Zemanski (64’) and Nick LaBrocca (84’) got the goals in front of the 9,425 home crowd with Dan Kennedy making three saves in his shutout.
Seattle Mariners at LA Angels. 7:05 p.m. FSWest, AM 830 KLAA.
New York Mets at LA Dodgers. 7:10 p.m. FS Prime Ticket, AM 790 KABC.