Some people are just never satisfied, you know? The glass isn't half empty, it's about to shatter into a hundred pieces. It will probably tear your hand to shreds and require 80 stitches.
Understand that for six innings Friday night
But when you win three
Then he started going through the Rockies with relative ease. Through six innings he had given up only two hits and had struck out nine. Just like the good ol' days.
Only the seventh inning turned, again, into a problem. A pair of singles led to one run, and then with two outs, he walked pinch-hitter
A 6-0 lead was suddenly a close two-run game.
So in his 6 2/3 innings, Kershaw was charged with three runs on four hits and three walks. He finished with 10 strikeouts, a department he leads all of baseball. It wasn't the prettiest way to earn a 100th win, but it was effective enough.
In his eight starts this season, Kershaw has yet to pitch into the ninth inning.
If Rodriguez and Garcia were less than dominating, the Dodgers got a nice lift from
Jansen pitched a perfect eighth inning. He was so impressive he struck out four in the one inning,
Adam Liberatore started the ninth, but after surrendring two hits turned the game over to Juan Nicasio, who recorded the final two outs -- both strikeouts -- to earn his first save of the season.