They have this thing all but locked up, still lead the
And that would all be correct, but losing still does matter, though you couldn’t be certain of that by Manager
But they missed an opportunity to pull within one game of the
And for at least one night, they appeared to lose an edge they need to hone going into the playoffs.
Ryu (13-4) threw six rocky innings, giving up three runs and 10 hits. He did not walk a batter and struck out one.
The Diamondbacks jumped on Ryu for a pair of runs in the first inning. A.J. Pollack,
Arizona made it a 3-0 lead in the second on doubles by
The Dodgers avoided the shutout in the bottom of the seventh when
Puig now has the most home runs for a Dodgers rookie since Raul Mondesi hit 16 in 1994. Puig, however, has played in only 87 games; Mondesi appeared in 112 games in his rookie-of-the-year season.