Everything seems a struggle for Wilson right now, and it was never more evident than Thursday night when he was charged with four runs in the ninth inning that led the
Wilson hasn't looked like the Wilson who arrived late last season -- and was just short of a sensation, going 2-1 with a 0.66 earned-run average and 0.87 WHIP.
He spent a 15-day stint on the disabled list with what the Dodgers called nerve irritation, but was really more for him to build up arm strength. He's throwing harder since he returned, but his control is all out of whack.
Thursday he could get only one out, giving the Phillies a chance to break a 3-3 tie on three hits, an intentional walk and a hit batter. By game's end, his ERA had swelled to an almost unrecognizable 15.75.
Things had started more promisingly for the Dodgers. After
But the Phillies took the lead with three runs in the fifth inning, aided by the Dodgers' nightly error.
One-out singles put runners on the corners for Philadelphia before a Gonzalez error allowed one run to score and a
Haren was still down 3-2 when he left the game after six innings. Only one of the three runs he gave up was earned. He surrendered seven hits and two walks, striking out seven.
Gonzalez took Haren off the hook for the loss, making up for his error with a solo home run off reliever
The score remained tied at 3-3 when Wilson entered the game in the ninth inning and it all became undone. He immediately got into trouble when Cody Asche bounced a single up the middle. After
After Wilson intentionally walked