Mar 10

The knocks on Brox


Christopher Hanewinckel/US PressiwreCasey Blake made no errors in this fan’s eyes.

Padres 8, Dodgers 2

Highlights:

  • Clayton Kershaw maintained his 0.00 ERA, pitching 4 1/3 innings and allowing an unearned run on four hits and two walks.
  • Scott Elbert faced four batters in a shutout inning, walking one and striking out one.
  • Juan Uribe and Marcus Thames had doubles.

Lowlights:

  • Jonathan Broxton had a terrible, no-good, horrible, very bad day: homer by Jarrett Hoffpauir, single, single, hit batter, walk, exit. Tony Jackson of ESPNLosAngeles.com has details.
  • Casey Blake made errors on consecutive batters in the first inning and went 0 for 2, dropping to 1 for 13 this spring.
  • Carlos Monasterios gave up two runs pitching the ninth inning.
  • Dodger batters had five hits and no walks.
  • Dodger pitchers allowed 18 baserunners.

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