And he's actually pitched well.
Just not well enough to overcome Dodgers miscues, both mental and physical. Not well enough to overcome days like Sunday, when the Dodgers were just unable put together a sharp game before a
Beckett (4-4) gave up a first-inning bomb to
The Dodgers had tied it in the second on a walk to
Arizona was still leading 2-1 in the seventh when it scored two more. With one out,
Prado cooperated with a hard hit bouncer to Gordon, but as he charged the ball it went under his glove for an error as both Montero and Hill scored. It was the Dodgers' first error in eight games.
Beckett called it a day after allowing four runs (three earned) in seven innings, and five hits. He did not walk a batter and struck out six.
In four starts since his May 25 no-hitter against the
The Diamondbacks added to their lead against struggling reliever
The Dodgers scored their second run in the bottom of the seventh, though they could have pushed more across. Romak was safe on an error by shortstop Gregorious, reliever
Romak scored, but Butera, running closely behind him, may have misunderstood third base coach Lorenzo Bundy's waving Romak home as his own green light. Bundy put the stop sign up for Butera, but by the time he figured it out he had rounded third. He put on the breaks and retreated to the bag, but it was too late. He was tagged out.
After Gordon was hit by a pitch, the Dodgers still had two on with one out but Diamondbacks Manager