Pitcher Kenta Maeda was forced to leave the Dodgers’ game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday when he was struck on the right leg by a batted ball.
Update (9:24 p.m.): X-rays on Maeda’s right leg were negative, according to the Dodgers. He has a lower leg contusion.
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke allowed two runs in seven innings in his first game against the Dodgers on Monday night. (Getty Images)
It took 119 pitches out of his right arm, but Zack Greinke
got the better of his former team in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-2 win over the Dodgers
The box score is here.
Andre Ethier‘s recovery from a fractured right fibia remains stalled.
Ross Stripling allowed two runs in six innings in his second major league start Thursday. (Associated Press photo)
Ross Stripling’s two starts have elicited a burning question about the young pitcher. Namely, who is he: the guy who nearly no-hit the Giants, the guy who induced a bunch of ground balls against the Diamondbacks, or something in between? The box score is here.
Justin Turner is not in the Dodgers’ lineup Thursday, one day after he was hit by two pitches in the Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Adrian Gonzalez hit his first home run of the season in the Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Associated Press photo)
Alex Wood couldn’t get through the eighth inning, so Kenley Jansen did. The closer recorded first five-out save of his career in the Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. The box score is here.
There’s an exit velocity tracker on the right field scoreboard for the first time, and the players have taken notice.