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June 6, Dodger Stadium, Dodgers 8, Mets 5: Derek Lowe was off his game somewhat, but not as much as Martinez, who flirted with danger for five innings and got away with it.
In the dugout between innings, the pitcher should stay off his feet, wear a coat if necessary, towel off, and replace lost fluids.
The right-hander was rocked by the Rangers for five runs and seven hits in just 1 2/3 innings of work.
Greg Maddux, who has struggled of late, rose to the occasion with 6 1/3 no-hit innings and the offense contributed just enough as the Dodgers beat the Padres 3-1 in front of 52,911 at Dodger Stadium.
Maddux threw 6 1/3 no-hit innings and the Dodgers opened a crucial series with a 3-1 victory over the Padres in front of 52,911 at Dodger Stadium.
But plate umpire Ed Rapuano instead called the pitch ball four, putting Ramirez on first base and giving former Dodgers shortstop Cesar Izturis a chance to win the game for the Cubs, which he did with a single up the middle to score Juan Mateo to give Chicago a 9-8 victory in 11 innings in front of 35,618 on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.
The former Long Beach State star pitched seven scoreless innings to win his 10th game, and Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth to extend his scoreless streak to 25 1/3 innings as the Angels blanked the Orioles 1-0 in front of 38,217 at Angel Stadium.
Hendrickson failed to go more than six-plus innings for the 10th time in his 11 starts for the Dodgers.
Maddux had skated through eight innings on an unheard-of 68 pitches in Sunday night's nationally televised duel at Dodger Stadium - a game when Schmidt countered with eight shutout innings of his own but got nothing to show for it when Dodgers catcher Russell Martin won the game with a walkoff homer off Vinnie Chulk in the 10th.
Now it seems that the Dodgers are turning the late innings into something special again.
Weaver was not horrible, as he gave up three runs in six innings, but he got no help from a bullpen that gave up three runs in the seventh inning as the Rangers took a seemingly comfortable 6-2 lead.
The two teams were tied 6-6 after nine innings at Angel Stadium.