J.D. Martinez

Fans let the Dodgers hear it in 3-1 loss to the Diamondbacks

Fans let the Dodgers hear it in 3-1 loss to the Diamondbacks

The jeers arrived in the seventh inning, but they sounded wan and jaded, a product of a Dodger Stadium crowd weary after such a steady diet of disappointment. The joy of the first five months of this season felt far away in Wednesday evening’s 3-1 loss to Arizona, the 11th in 12 games for the Dodgers.

The crowd booed when Luis Avilan grazed Arizona infielder Daniel Descalso with a pitch to drive in a run during a two-run stumble in the top of the seventh. They booed when Enrique Hernandez grounded into a double play in the bottom of the inning. They booed when the game ended, when the Diamondbacks completed their second sweep of the Dodgers in less than a fortnight and won for the...

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