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Dodgers' Brandon Beachy struggles in his start against Arizona

Dodgers' Brandon Beachy struggles in his start against Arizona

Brandon Beachy, one of three candidates for the final spot in the Dodgers rotation, sounded disgusted with himself after surrendering six runs and failing to record an out in the third inning of an 11-8 loss to Arizona on Friday. Beachy flashed only occasional command of his changeup and curveball, and his fastball could not handle the rest of the load.

"I felt like I did a better job of getting ahead today, but I just couldn't make the quality pitch," Beachy said. "I just threw non-competitive pitch after non-competitive pitch."

After a 10-pitch first inning, Beachy required 40 in the second. Throwing errors by Justin...

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