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.
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