There are going to be some ugly ones. That's understood. Play 162 games a season and you're going to take part in a few you hope mom wasn't watching.
It felt as if the
It certainly wasn’t left-hander
It was bury-the-head-under-the-pillow ugly, and naturally it happened at home. The Dodgers are now 9-13 at home and 13-7 on the road. Good news, they're now off to start a nine-game trip!
The Dodgers watched the struggling Marlins score six times in the second, and were so fascinated by the experience, they watched them do it again in the fourth.
All this was going on while the Dodgers couldn’t get a thing going against Anthony DeSclafani, who was only making his major-league debut as the emergency call-up after ace
All this for a Marlins team that was on a five-game losing streak.
There was only one error awarded in that disastrous second inning --
Not that the Marlins didn’t earn some runs. They also had three homers -- a pair of two-run home runs from Ed Lucas and
Maholm began the night 1-3 with a 4.76 earned-run average as a starter and then saw his numbers swell in the wrong direction. He lasted 3 2/3 innings and Manager
The Dodgers were down 12-0 in the bottom of the fifth when
Crawford added a solo home run in the sixth,
DeSclafani went six innings, holding the Dodgers to the two runs on seven hits. He walked one and struck out seven. Not bad for someone just called up from double-A Jacksonville.
The Marlins ended their little night with 17 hits.