Monday, August 27, 2012

Post-Game 129 Thread: New Pitcher, Same Old Bats

ROCKIES 10, DODGERS 0

Josh Beckett burst out in his Dodger debut with a resounding...meh. After allowing a leadoff home run to Tyler Colvin, he settled down, allowing additional runs in the fourth and sixth. Final line: 5.2 IP, 3 ER, 3 BB, 6 K.

Unfortunately, the Dodger offense didn't make the trip, as soft-tossing Jeff Francis (he of the 5.79 ERA) kept them off-balance for the first five innings. The bats barely put up a murmur of protest (four hits); the Rockies bullpen did the rest.

Oh, and Kenley Jansen made an appearance. Gave up four earned. New call-up Josh Wall gave up another three.

Rockies get their first home shutout of the season. Guggenheim boys are in "win now" mode. Too bad the players didn't get the memo.

photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images

12 comments:

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

Let us never speak of this again.

Orel said...

That was brutal.

Ñeeebs said...

Fine time for Kemp and Han to be slumping.

NicJ said...

Kershaw says he is open to an extension!

Loss forgotten.

NicJ said...

Kemp is still hitting, just not for power.

Hanley is all messed up.

Ñeeebs said...

We pretty much need Kemp's power.

NicJ said...

BTW, has anyone heard from Spank? If I'm not mistaken he lives in Brawley.

Ñeeebs said...

Spank fell out of bed the other day. Cause and effect.

Hideo Nomo said...

I think Spank said he was out of town and missed the swarm.

Dusty Baker said...

I disagree that Beckett was meh. It was a quality start. He only allowed two runs and had six Ks. Was it dominating? Not necessarily. But to go this distance in his first start at Coors Field in seven years, it wasn't meh.

Our noffense was meh. That was the problem. We let Jeff fucking Francis dominate us.

Dusty Baker said...

Indeed, Spank is up north and missed the Brawley bumps.

Orel said...

It may have been a quality start, but it was not a QualityStart™.