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Dodgers beat Padres 4-1, 6th inning sloppy, no sweeping

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Well the Padres failed to sweep the Dodgers and instead split the two game series.  They had their opportunities in the 4th and 5th inning but just couldn't bring in the runs. Left a total of 8 men on base in the game.

Buddy Black chose not to have David Eckstein bunt runners on 1st and 2nd over and instead let him fly out.  Adrian Gonzalez and Yorvit Torrealba struck out. Disappointing.

The wheels really came off in the 6th inning with the Dodgers scoring 3.  Errors, wild pitches, missed cutoffs and hits. It was sloppy like Drama at a Nationals' game.

Matt Stairs is playing like he's older than Enberg..

Padres lose.


Final - 5.20.2010 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
San Diego Padres 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Los Angeles Dodgers 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 4

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Things in the NL West are getting tighter than my jean shorts. The Dodgers move into second place 1 game behind the Padres and the Giants fall to 1.5 games back.


NL West Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
San Diego 24 17 .585 0 Lost 1
Los Angeles 23 18 .560 1 Won 1
San Francisco 22 18 .550 1.5 Lost 2
Colorado 20 21 .487 4 Won 1
Arizona 18 24 .428 6.5 Won 2

(updated 5.20.2010 at 9:57 PM PDT)


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