Tuesday they did.
And after Kennedy plunked
The Dodgers put a runner on second base in five of the first six innings, opening a 6-0 cushion. Through the first two games of the series, they've knocked 27 hits, 25 of them singles.
"A BYOB party," broadcaster Vin Scully called it. "Bring your own bat."
While the Dodgers' lineup beat up on Kennedy, the Diamondbacks struggled to crack Nolasco.
The 30-year-old right-hander, who was acquired from the
But Nolasco belted a 1-2 fastball into right field for an RBI single to help his cause and give the Dodgers an early lead.
Nolasco logged his second 1-2-3 frame in the fourth inning when he struck out
The Dodgers broke the game open in the fifth when Gonzalez lifted a bases-loaded fly ball to the center-field wall with no outs. Diamondbacks outfielder
Gonzalez lined a two-out, two-run single to left in the sixth to make it 6-0 and chase Kennedy, who gave up six runs (five earned) on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings.
The only sour spot for the Dodgers' lineup was Ramirez ending a career-best 19-game hitting streak. He went 0 for 4, his batting average slipping to .404 on the season.