Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Game 117 Recap - Dodgers 9 Pirates 3

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Losing Streak Continues, Bucs Lose 9-3

WP: Clayton Kershaw (11-6)
LP: Wandy Rodriguez (7-12)

Source: FanGraphs
  • Back to back singles by Mark Ellis and Shane Victorino put runners on the corners
  • Matt Kemp grounded into a fielder's choice after Ellis broke up the double play by sliding into Neil Walker. 1-0 Dodgers
  • Walker was injured on the play. Left the game. Dislocated finger. Shit.
  • Pedro Alvarez took his spot in the lineup, Josh Harrison went to second.
  • Garrett Jones hit a sac fly. Gaby Sanchez scored. 1-1
  • Juan Rivera hit a sac fly. 2-1 Dodgers
  • Kershaw and Victorino singled, Kemp and Hanley Ramirez doubled. 5-1 Dodgers.
  • Andrew McCutchen homered to the shrubbery in center. 5-2 Dodgers.
  • James Loney singled hoM. Ramirez in the seventh. 6-2.
  • Luis Cruz hit a ground rule double that Jones misplayed slightly. 7-2.
  • A.J. Ellis hit a sac fly. 8-2.
  • Kershaw hit a sac fly. 9-2, still in the seventh.
  • Clint Barmes singled in the bottom of the eighth. 9-3. Final.
  • Rodriguez's line: 5.2 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Kershaw's line: 8.0 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
  • Pirates have been outscored 20-2 in their last 2 games.
  • Juan Cruz had to be checked out by medical staff.
  • Players are dropping like flies. So is our record.
  • McCutchen went 1-3 (.358 average)
  • Last hope is A.J. Burnett tomorrow.
Three Stars
3) Hanley Ramirez (2-4, RBI)
2) Matt Kemp (1-5, 3 RBI)
1) Clayton Kershaw (8 solid innings, 2-3 with an RBI at the plate)

Yinzer Schultz Predictions
No Yinzer Schultz Predictions tonight.


  1. Too bad, I wasn't able to watch the play live. I'm always a dodgers fan, thanks to you, you provided a detailed summary of the game. My friend just happened to invite to play poker with him, I promise next time, I'll definitely watch the dodgers no matter what.