Now that hurt. Forget all that dread mixed with hopefulness, Brett Anderson made it past the season’s halfway point as a healthy left-hander. The Dodgers held a mini-celebration.
Then came a hot, humid Tuesday night in Atlanta. And no more celebration.
Anderson left the game in the third inning with irritation in his left Achilles' tendon, the Dodgers ultimately going on to a 4-3 loss to the Braves at Turner Field.
Anderson has thrown 110 2/3 innings this season, which for the injury-prone starter was already newsworthy. It’s the most he’s thrown since going 112 1/3 innings in 2010.
So Anderson getting battered is nothing new, even if his latest...