SURPRISE, Ariz. — Dodgers pitcher Scott Kazmir and manager Dave Roberts spoke after Friday’s 3-3 tie against the Texas Rangers at Surprise Field. Kazmir allowed two runs on six hits in his two innings of work:
Jimmy Rollins points to Rangers pitcher Keone Kela, and umpire Marvin Hudson points to home plate, after Kela committed a balk in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending Kiké Hernandez home from third on Thursday. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)
The Dodgers won a game in their final at-bat Thursday. Although, that isn’t quite accurate because Jimmy Rollins was not credited with an at-bat when Kiké Hernandez got Keone Kelato commit a balk. The box score is one of the most interesting you’ll see all year, and it’s here. The photo gallery is here.
Yasiel Puig snaps his bat in frustration after striking out in the eighth inning of the Dodgers’ 4-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. (Associated Press photo)
ARLINGTON, Texas — A pairing of the second-highest scoring team in the National League and one of the American League’s premier hitter’s parks was not as advertised. Yasiel Puig‘s bat-breaking demonstration summed up the Dodgers’ frustration in a 4-1 loss to the Texas Rangers.