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LAst Night's Action: Crazy Dodgers-Padres Rumble In San Diego

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San Diego Fireworks. As we say in media circles, sh*t just got real. In the bottom of the sixth inning of what would be a Dodgers win over the Padres (3-2; see scoreboard below), Zack Greinke hit Carlos Quentin with a pitch. A brawl erupted.

According to the official box score, Quentin, Matt Kemp and Jerry Hairston, Jr. were ejected. Greinke left due an injury which we have found out was a broken collarbone. (Reminder: his contract is worth $147 million). But it wasn't over.

After the game, it wasn't like Prince Fielder charging to get into the Dodger clubhouse, but reporters were around for some postgame pleasantries.

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But there were some niceties.

The Dodgers have a three-game series against the Padres at home starting on Monday.

Some Padres fans were happy that their team beat up the Dodgers. I guess they didn't see the final score.

By the way, Juan Uribe is the home run leader for the Dodgers.

Scoreboard

LA Dodgers defeat San Diego Padres 3-2.
W: Matt Guerrier (1-0, 13.50 ERA). L: Luke Gregerson (1-1, 2.25 ERA). S: Kenley Jansen (1).
Zack Greinke: 5IP, 5H, 1ER, 1BB, 4K, 1WP, 1HBP, 88 pitches/50 strikes.
Jason Marquis: 5IP, 7H, 2ER, 4BB, 5K, 1HR, 102 pitches/54 strikes.
HR: Dodgers - Adrian Gonzalez (1), Juan Uribe (2); Padres - None.

LA Kings defeat Colorado Avalanche 3-2 (SO)
LA: Jeff Carter (24, 5:27 1st PP), Mike Richards (10, 7:14 1st).
COL: Paul Stastny (9, 16:22 2nd), Patrick Bordeleau (1, 5:05 3rd).
Saves: Jonathan Quick (LA) - 26; Sami Aittokallio (COL) - 23, Jean-Sebastien Giguere (COL) - 12.

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Oakland Athletics defeat LA Angels 8-1.
W: A.J. Griffin (2-0, 1.93 ERA). L: Jason Vargas (0-1, 4.76 ERA).
Jason Vargas: 5.2IP, 10H, 5ER, 3BB (1IBB), 4K, 1HR, 102 pitches/57 strikes.
A.J. Griffin: 8IP, 5H, 1ER, 1BB, 2K, 110 pitches/73 strikes.
HR: Angels - ; Athletics - Josh Donaldson (1), Yeonis Cespedes (3)

NBA Standings

NBA Western Conference
1. Oklahoma City Thunder 58-21
2. San Antonio Spurs 57-21 (1/2 game back)
3. Denver Nuggets 54-24 (3 1/2)
4. LA Clippers 52-26 (5 1/2)
5. Memphis Grizzlies 53-25 (4 1/2)
6. Golden State Warriors 45-34 (13)
7. Houston Rockets 44-34 (13 1/2)
8. Los Angeles Lakers 42-37 (16)
9. Utah Jazz 41-38 (17)

NHL Western Conference
1. Chicago Blackhawks 30-5-4 (64 points)
2. Anaheim Ducks 27-9-5 (59)
3. Vancouver Canucks 23-11-6 (52)
4. Los Angeles Kings 23-14-4 (50)
5. San Jose Sharks 21-12-7 (49)
6. St. Louis Blues 23-14-2 (48)
7. Minnesota Wild 22-16-2 (46)
8. Detroit Red Wings 19-15-6 (44)