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Dodgers Make Los Angeles History And Dave Roberts Comments On Pitching

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Alejandro Castrejon | Setiembre 13, 2017, 06:17

The Giants will have five three-city trips, including four in a row, starting with an April 12-22 journey to San Diego, Phoenix and Anaheim.

The 2018 season will mark just the sixth time that the Dodgers have opened the regular season in the month of March after previously doing so in 1998, 2003, 2008, 2011 and 2014, when they faced the Diamondbacks in the Opening Series in Sydney, Australia. Los Angeles is -145 on the -1.5 run line, while San Francisco is +125 on the +1.5 RL. He struck out Story before walking Carlos Gonzalez to load the bases.

McCutchen hit a two-run shot in the first, and Marte did likewise in the second. And it was only three weeks ago that the Dodgers were far and away the best team in baseball.

Rockies: RHP Tyler Chatwood (6-12, 4.88 ERA) is 0-2 in three starts against the Dodgers this season with a 10.57 ERA. He gave up three hits to the first five batters, the last hit a single by Hunter Pence that drove in what turned out to be the game-winning run.

The Rockies improved to 8-7 against Los Angeles this season and 4-4 at Dodger Stadium. Mike Dunn stopped the bleeding to preserve a one-run lead. The loss was charged to Pedro Baez, his third in five September appearances. Justin Turner (.332 to.291), Cody Bellinger (.274 to.216) and Yasiel Puig (.259 to.250) have also been unable to get things going.

By the time the final out was recorded at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday - 6 hours, 56 minutes after the scheduled start time - hearty fans on both sides who stuck it out saw a back-and-forth game that featured 15 pitchers and didn't have a 1-2-3 inning until the eighth. For him and the players, it creates the impression that they're treating it as just a job. Buster Posey stole home in the sixth, followed by a sac fly from Sandoval and a seventh-inning RBI double by Brandon Crawford. "A lot of days off are spent traveling".

"I've seen growth, especially the last few starts", Rockies manager Bud Black said of Gray, "especially with his poise on the mound". The Giants will be in Denver for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day.

"Sports fans are used to the nuance in hockey and football of the difference between a winning streak and an unbeaten streak or consecutive games streak without a loss". "That means being able to minimize damage, keep himself in the game and be more efficient". The dedicated ones will have some opportunities to explore different West Coast cities next season. They may win the World Series and let Darvish walk, or they might get swept in the NLDS and go into panic mode.

The Indians' streak, while extraordinary, isn't a shocker because of their talent.

The beginning of Monday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants has been delayed because of something uncommon in San Francisco - heavy lightning. That would be a nice little storm that would rattle the heavenly ambiance which this team had.

But he noted that MLB does not allow canceled games any longer, that all of them must be rescheduled.

Danny Heifetz, The Ringer: "The Rams opened the Sean McVay era about as well as possible on Sunday with a 46-9 thrashing of the Colts, the most points the franchise has scored since 2014".