Derek Lowe (5-6, 4.03) vs. Aaron Harang (3-9, 4.10).
COMMENTS: MLB.com says we're facing either Harang (one win in his last six starts), or possibly Bronson Arroyo (4-5, 5.31). Either way, we're taking our chances sending Lowe out there on three days' rest after Brad Penny and Hiroki Kuroda wreaked havoc on the rotation with separate injuries. Lowe, perennially a victim of poor run support, has to be on his game since the Dodgers' bats likely won't back him up. On the bright side,
[Hi everybody, Orel here. This is where Sax's Game Thread ended. I'll pick it up from here.]
On the bright side...um...the earth continued rotating on its axis today. Enjoy the game, everybody!