Daily Archives: May 17, 2014

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Diamondbacks 18, Dodgers 7: At Least Butera Pitched

Tonight’s game was terrible. Then it wasn’t. Then it was even worse. Baseball, right? After the emotional roller coaster, the Dodgers fell to the Diamondbacks by a score of 18-7. Things started out well enough for Clayton Kershaw, who began the game by getting A.J. Pollock out on the first pitch, then striking out Chris Owings and Paul…

Dodgers @ D’backs May 17, 2014: Another New Starter To Face

The Diamondbacks are still in last place, and now they have to deal with Tony LaRussa, hired today as Arizona’s “Chief Baseball Officer,” in charge of all of baseball operations. Your thoughts on LaRussa aside — and I have many, few positive — there’s little question that this can’t be seen as good news for GM…