The Dodgers' ace pitcher threw another strong game and again came away without a victory. That's five consecutive starts without a win.
Ultimately he was not involved in the final decision, the Dodgers’ 2-1 loss to the
The score was tied 1-1 in the ninth inning when Manager Don Mattingly went to his closer. Jansen was greeted by a bloop double down the left-field line from
That was all
Despite the loss, the Dodgers have a three-game lead over the
The Mets came in reeling, have lost 10 of their last 14 games, and with an injury-riddled lineup. They had also lost 13 of their last 16 against the Dodgers. None of it mattered Friday.
The Dodgers scored quickly, which proved to be highly deceptive.
The Dodgers got a leadoff double from
The rookie was making the 10th start of his career, but was in total command for the rest of his six innings. He gave up the two hits, walked two and struck out six.
Of course, by now Kershaw should be used to this non-support business. His last victory came on June 6. In his five starts since, he is 0-3 despite a 2.41 ERA.
The Mets got the run back against Kershaw in the fourth inning after
With the infield playing in, Flores singled under the glove of Gonzalez at first to score Mayberry and tie the score, 1-1.