Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw outpitched by Arizona rookie Archie Bradley

Archie Bradley
Arizona’s Archie Bradley pitched six innings and limited the Dodgers to one hit in his major league debut Saturday night.
(Matt York / Associated Press)

KEY MOMENT: The Diamondbacks put the game out of the Dodgers’ reach in the fourth inning, when their first three hitters reached base against Clayton Kershaw, including two of them on walks. The Diamondbacks scored twice in the inning to extend their lead to 4-0 and went on to win, 6-0.

AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers looked helpless against Archie Bradley, a former first-round draft pick making his major league debut. Bradley pitched six innings and limited the Dodgers to one hit, a fourth-inning double to right-center field by Howie Kendrick. The Dodgers didn’t get another hit until the ninth inning, when Adrian Gonzalez singled.

ON THE MOUND: Kershaw was charged with six runs (five earned) and 10 hits in 6 1/3 innings. Juan Nicasio pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief of Kershaw and didn’t give up any hits or walks.

THE LINEUP CARD: Andre Ethier, who started in place of Yasiel Puig in right field, will start again in the series finale. This time, Ethier is expected to start in left field instead of Carl Crawford.


UP NEXT: Zack Greinke (0-0, 1.50 ERA) will face Arizona right-hander and Josh Collmenter (0-1, 9.64) on Sunday at Chase Field at 1 p.m. On the air: TV: SportsNet LA. Radio: 570, 1020 (Spanish).

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