LAst Night's Action: Kershaw's Search for a Strike
San Diego Padres defeat LA Dodgers 3-1. Ah the frustration of youth. Clayton Kershaw could not find the strike zone to save his life. He gave up three runs in his short 2 2/3 innings which in reality felt much longer. After giving up a Dodger run in the first inning thanks to shoddy defense behind him, Kevin Correia just kept getting the Dodgers hitters out picking them off like a sniper. While the Padres bullpen was shaky, they did just enough to prevent another Dodger run to score. As for Kershaw he's young. He'll be all right. As for the Dodgers they head to Dallas to face the Andruw Jones and the Texas Rangers in interleague play.
Tampa Bay Rays defeat LA Angels 9-5. The usually reliable John Lackey was lacking for the Angels. In five innings Lackey gave up nine runs, eight earned, while giving up to jacks to Carlos Pena and Willy Aybar. While the Angels were able to jump on Rays starter Jeff Niemann drawing first blood with three runs in the second and responding to score twice in the fourth after being down 7-3. But the Rays bullpen shut down the Angels hitters yielding only three more hits and one walk in the remaining 5 1/3 innings.
LA Lakers at Orlando Magic. Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Lakers lead series 2-1. 6:00 pm ABC, AM 570 KLAC.
LA Angels at Tampa Bay Rays. Ervin Santana vs. David Price. 4:08 pm FSWest, AM 830 KLAA/AM 980 KFWB.