Before the game, the Giants/Dodgers went to the middle of the field to honor Brian Stow, who was attacked on March 31st by two men dressed in Dodgers gear.
Jeremy Affeldt & Jamey Carroll addressed the crowd:
“When that last out is made, the rivalry ends on the field.” – Affeldt
Clayton Kershaw pitched another excellent game against the San Francisco Giants.
He went 6 2/3 innings with 7 Ks, earning his 2nd win of the season (both against San Francisco). Kershaw also extended his consecutive scoreless innings to 23 2/3 against the Giants.
Matt Kemp reached based in 3 of his 4 at-bats, and stole another base to make him 7-for-7 on the season.
Rod Barajas hit his 2nd home run of the season in the top of the 5th inning to give the Dodgers a 2-0 lead. Andre Ethier added RBI singles in the 5th & 7th inning.
Box Score: Dodgers 6 Giants 1
Dylan Hernandez reports:
Furcal has a broken finger. Said he’s pondering retirement. #Dodgers
Rafael Furcal injured his left thumb sliding into third base in the 5th inning. Aaron Miles replaced him the following inning.