It was wet and rainy, and just generally unpleasant, until it wasn’t. That's because the umpires called the game after five innings Friday, leaving the
They were just able to squeeze in the required five innings. The Dodgers had the bases loaded with one out in the top of the sixth when the game was halted because of rain.
The victory went to
Rain was a factor before the game even began. The start was delayed an hour and four minutes while they waited for the skies to clear.
When they did, new leadoff hitter
Anderson maintained the 2-0 lead until the fourth inning.
The Rockies thought they had tied the score in the bottom of the fifth inning. With the rain falling again, Anderson (2-1) walked
It was close enough that the Rockies challenged the call. The Rockies lost the challenge, getting the five innings in and making the game official.
With the rain coming down still harder, the Dodgers loaded the bases in the top of the sixth with one out after Turner was hit by a pitch while Gonzalez and Grandal singled. When a 94 mph Butler fastball almost hit Guerrero in the head, the umpires called for another rain delay.
They waited almost two hours before calling it. More rain is scheduled Saturday and snow is forecast Sunday.