And now a voice from the
Van Slyke responded with a two-run homer to lift the Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the
The bullpen returned to form Tuesday, with five different relievers – Paco Rodriguez,
Withrow picked up the victory to raise his record to 3-0.
Edison Volquez made his second start for the Dodgers, and offered definite improvement. Expectations are low, so there's that.
But Volquez gave the Dodgers six solid innings. He allowed three runs on just four hits and a walk, striking out five. Maybe not brilliant, but effective. And with
The Dodgers staked Volquez to a 2-0 lead in the second, scoring a pair of unearned runs.
Mark Ellis singled to right and Uribe briefly considered scoring, but was held up by third base coach Tim Wallach. A wise decision, since right-fielder
Volquez then attempted to sacrifice, but his bunt went just a couple feet in front of the plate. Catcher
That scored Uribe and sent Ellis to third.
The Diamondbacks got one run back in the fourth. Until that point, Volquez had allowed only one hit, but he gave up single to
The Diamondbacks took the lead in the fifth after Parra walked. Shortstop DiDi
The Dodgers tied it back up in the bottom of the inning after