At the least the 2001 Mariners received to the Championship Collection – Dodgers Digest

Hey, issues are going nice when this sums up the sport.

The Dodgers have been horrible but once more in any key plate look and the Padres did sufficient to get the lead in handing the Dodgers a 2-1 loss to place them down 2-1 within the collection.


The Dodgers made the cute choice to begin Tony Gonsolin in a pivotal Sport 3 and he labored by way of 42 pitches whereas getting simply 4 outs.

The Padres received on the board towards him within the 1st after a Juan Soto double, a Manny Machado stroll, and a two-out single by Jake Cronenworth for a 1-0 lead. After getting an out within the 2nd, he allowed back-to-back singles to nook the runners and that was the tip of his night time.

Andrew Heaney then entered and received a bunt out that may have been a security squeeze try from Jurickson Profar, then managed to flee the difficulty within the 2nd. He truly discovered bother once more within the third due to a stroll and a bizarre Trea Turner error the place he went all the way in which out into left calling for a fly ball and dropped it. Nevertheless, back-to-back strikeouts received him out of that jam.

Sadly, the Padres didn’t want a menace within the 4th, Trent Grisham simply ambushed Heaney and homered for a 2-0 recreation. Later, Heaney surrendered a single and a stroll however didn’t surrender additional harm. After beginning the fifth with a strikeout, Heaney gave method to the pen.

Dave Roberts went with Yency Almonte, who struck out each of the hitters he confronted to shut the fifth. Alex Vesia was subsequent, and whereas he received a pair of outs, he additionally walked a pair. Fortunately, Evan Phillips bailed him out within the sixth after which received a scoreless seventh for a four-out look. Tommy Kahnle closed the e book on the Padres within the eighth with a scoreless body of his personal.

All in all, the Dodgers pen did effectively behind Gonsolin.


Sadly, none of that mattered as a result of the Dodgers offense continued to wrestle. In opposition to Blake Snell they wasted probabilities early on a single and a wild pitch within the 1st and a stroll, single, and one other stroll within the third.

Within the fifth they received a golden likelihood with a Trayce Thompson single and an Austin Barnes double to steer the inning off. Nevertheless, they solely received a Mookie Betts sacrifice fly to chop the result in 2-1, as Trea Turner fouled out and Freddie Freeman grounded out.

Snell lastly received knocked out within the sixth after a one-out double from Max Muncy. Nevertheless, Nick Martinez relieved him and guess what? The Dodgers stranded him at second as effectively.

Luis Garcia adopted within the seventh with a 1-2-3 body that shouldn’t have been as he received a strikeout of Gavin Lux on a ball out of the zone on 3-2. Regardless, Robert Suarez received the eighth and Trea Turner began with an infield single, however he didn’t transfer and appeared to injure his hand when he nearly received picked off besides.

The ninth after all belonged to Josh Hader, who received a innocent foul pop, and a pair of strikeouts to finish it. What a pathetic exhibiting.


Nonetheless suppose they overthought this.


The Dodgers at the moment are on the verge of elimination, down 2-1 within the NLDS to the Padres.

The now flip to Tyler Anderson tomorrow at 3:37 PM HT/6:37 PM PT/9:37 PM ET, and he’ll face Joe Musgrove.

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