Once he looked like a great one-year pickup. Once VHS was the rage.
Now the Dodgers have a real problem, and it was apparent once again in a 6-1 loss to the
Haren gave up four runs in the first inning and the Dodgers never could recover, falling to 2-4 on their trip. They're off Thursday before starting a three-game showdown series this weekend in San Francisco.
The Dodgers played a lazy game mentally and apparently are the only team in baseball that currently cannot hit
Liriano has two wins in his 17 starts this season, and both have come against the Dodgers.
Haren, meanwhile, continues to look lost in trying to regain his form. And with the July 31 trade deadline approaching, the Dodgers’ patience might be coming to an end. With
The Pirates loaded the bases with a pair of singles and a walk with one out in the first inning. Then Haren walked in the first run, an
The Dodgers trailed 4-0 and the sun had yet to set on the Allegheny.
The first inning has been something of a problem for Haren (8-8) most of this year, when he has an 8.57 ERA.
Haren gave up a one-out bomb to
But with the Dodgers getting picked off first base, missing cutoff men and just generally flailing away against Liriano (2-7), the damage was done. The Dodgers managed only four hits against Liriano in his seven innings, and one against relievers
The Dodgers’ lone run came in the sixth inning.