Friday, July 13, 2007

Game 90 Thread: July 13 @ Giants, 7.15p

Dodgers start Chad Billingsley, RHP (5-0, 3.62) vs. Matt Cain, RHP (3-9, 3.53).

Dodgers: 49-40 (2nd place NL West, 1.0 GB, W1)
Giants: 38-48 (5th place NL West, 10.5 GB, L1)

From, the scouting report on the starters:

Dodgers: Billingsley had a loss turned into a win his last time out when the offense erupted for five runs to beat the Marlins. Lights out as a middle reliever, he's still very much a work in progress as a starter. He allowed the leadoff hitter to reach base in four of his five innings against Florida, including Hanley Ramirez's home run to start the game in a hole. And three walks only served to run up his pitch count, which was his Achilles' heel as a starter last year. All reasons why manager Grady Little had him in the bullpen to start the season.

Giants: After a strong first half in which he was plagued by poor run support, Cain will try to get off on the right foot in the Giants' first game after the All-Star break.

From Inside the Dodgers, the lineup:

Furcal, SS
Pierre, CF
Martin, C
Kent, 2B
Gonzo, LF
Nomar, 1B
Loney, 1B
Ethier, RF
Billingsley, P


Orel said...

Hey, we're winning!

Alex Cora said...

On that single by martin, the giants annoucers first said that Bonds made an excellent play. How about Martin going from 0-2 to 3-2 then getting a ball to groove for an RBI!

Orel said...

But he's not an All-Star. Oh wait....

Alex Cora said...

Wow, Broxton gets out of that jam that he created with only one run.

Anonymous said...

Alex, You are up so late. You are such a great Dodger fan.

Steve Sax said...

I won a bet on this game! Sax up $20