Diamondbacks 6, Dodgers 1

This one was over from the moment Loaiza walked the first two batters in the second inning, then gave up a three-run bomb to Chris Snyder. Loaiza wound up walking seven (one intentional) and lasted just 4 2/3 innings despite giving up one hit. Oh, and the Dodgers went 0 for 4 w/RISP. Dodgers had what under any other circumstances would have been a successful homestand, going 4-2. But this loss was devastating on a day when the Padres, Phillies and Rockies all won. The boys fall to 79-70 and are now 4 1/2 out in the division and 2 1/2 out in the wild card, and the schedule doesn’t play in their favor much the rest of the way. They have three more with the D-backs at their place, but they might be too far out now for that to matter. They don’t play the Padres at all. Other than that, they have seven with the Rockies and three with the Giants. Dodgers could win all 10 of those and still not gain an inch in the standings.

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