Finally losing to the
The Dodgers had gone 5-0 against the Braves this season, but fell, 3-2, on Wednesday at
It was a fairly lackadaisical effort by the Dodgers until missing out on a bases-loaded situation in the ninth inning, but of more concern was the potential loss of Ryu.
Ryu was unbeaten in his last five starts, but left Wednesday’s game with two out in the sixth inning after walking
He left the game and shortly afterward the Dodgers announced he had suffered a right gluteus muscle strain. They called him day to day, but
The Dodgers already have starter
In his 5 2/3 innings, Ryu (13-6) allowed three runs on six hits and two walks. He struck out seven.
The Dodgers gave Ryu an early 2-0 lead when they put together five hits against right-hander
After striking out the side in the first inning, Santana (12-6) got into immediate trouble in the second when
The Braves got one back in the bottom of the inning when Evan Gattis doubled, took third base on a
Atlanta tied it in the fourth inning on a soft single by Simmons and scored the winning run in the fifth when
Santana went six innings, giving up the two runs on eight hits and two walks. He struck out nine.
The Dodgers missed out on a rare game-winning opportunity against famed Atlanta closer