The well hardly looked deep, not that it's prevented the
They started their ninth different pitcher in the first 27 games Wednesday, and all it got them was a 6-3 loss to the
This time they gave the ball to
Though he mostly settled down after the first, the Dodgers never came close to recovering, despite a pair of home runs from rookie
Wednesday marked the sixth start by a pitcher who was not originally scheduled to be part of the rotation. Those starting pitchers have combined for a 5.28 earned-run average, and that includes Carlos Frias not allowing a run in his 5 1/3 innings and
Wieland lasted 4 2/3 innings against Milwaukee, which given how every Brewer came to bat in the first, was something of a small victory. Wieland was charged with six runs, six hits and four walks. He wasn't going to stick around, anyway.
Outfielder Chris Heisey was already with the team before the game Wednesday, so the Dodgers are clearly planning to officially activate him from triple-A Thursday in Colorado and send Wieland back down.
This will just continue their rotation shuffle. Bolsinger could be back when the fifth spot in the rotation is next up Monday at Dodger Stadium. Brandon McCarthy is out for at least the next 12 months and Hyun-Jin Ryu's status remains uncertain, so the Dodgers figure to keep rotating starters, unless they trade for someone.
A pair of singles and a throwing error by Milwaukee shortstop
Pederson's last seven hits have been home runs.