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Three things about the Dodgers' LA-worst 11th straight loss

13 Setiembre 2017, 06:17 | Gerardo Tarin

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The team dropped five consecutive contests at the end of August, which included getting swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks out in the desert. They were setting records, like achieving the best 50-game stretch in MLB since 1912 by going 43-7. The injuries to the offensive line have left them in dire straits. "Co-dy!" for Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger were impressive enough in the enemy ballpark, even more impressive in that they were heard at midnight.

Kershaw (16-3, 2.15 ERA) will attempt to get the Dodgers back on a winning track against one of his long-time rivals, Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto (7-7, 4.43 ERA).

"It's disappointing every time you lose", shortstop Corey Seager told reporters after the game.

Los Angeles' pitching has been a large reason for the team's recent struggles. Even Clayton Kershaw could not escape the sinkhole, as the Rockies managed four runs on six hits in just 3.2 innings in Kershaw's last start. Please don't let the Dodgers be like the government. The longest regular losing streak by a team that went on to win the World Series was nine games by the 1953 New York Yankees.

In the Monday opener, lightning and rain pushed the game's start time back nearly four hours.

Left-handed hitters continued to tee off against Los Angeles starter Kenta Maeda as Jarrett Parker took the Japanese right-hander deep to start the second inning. And the best way to deal with it is through transparency, realness, the truth. Opposing lineups have torn apart Alex Wood (1.91 WHIP, 177 ERA- since September 1) and Yu Darvish (2.45, 296) recently.

In their last 17 games, not a single Dodgers starting pitcher has made it past the sixth inning and have lasted an average of 4.4 innings per game.

Over this span, Dodgers starters have a 6.54 ERA.

During their streak, the Indians have outscored opponents 132-32. Los Angeles came away with a 1-0 win in San Diego that night. But, when the teams could not agree on when to make up a rainout, they waited out the storm, so the Dodgers lost on Tuesday - at 2:11 a.m., to be exact. The bad thing, really, for the Cardinals is that the turnover bug that sometimes plagues 37-year-old quarterback Carson Palmer bit him again in a three-turnover loss at Detroit.

They've scored 3.7 runs per game in that span.

Another day (a couple of 'em, actually), another loss for the Dodgers. After the season-opening series in Los Angeles, the next four trips are three-city swings.

Holidays in Denver: Trips to Coors Field are always quirky, but the 2018 schedule includes an odd twist for those Denver visits. They had more than a few chances to win, especially given that they were tied with the Giants after five-and-a-half innings. They rallied once, twice and then a third time, but still lost their 16th in 17 games. The Rockies picked up a half-game over St. Louis and a full game over Milwaukee for the final Wild Card spot. They still have to lose five more in a row before they hit that one, and they need to lose 12 more games in a row before they approach the post-1900 record for losses, which was set by the 1961 Philadelphia Phillies at 23 losses. A reminder: This roster is 24-51 on the road this season.



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