Victorino is starting to look pretty good at the top of the order. Yesterday evening, he went 2 for 4, and blasted his first homer as a Dodger. His home run was a deep line drive that easily climbed over the tall right field fence. Click this link to see a video of his homer. In all, Victorino drove in 3 runs and scored two himself.
The pitching was also solid. Aaron Harang went 6 innings and gave up 5 hits and 2 earned runs. The bullpen held their own, but had several scares as Belisario coughed up 2 runs in his 1 inning of work. Of special note was an exception defensive play by Randy Choate. See the video below.
Javy Guerra got in trouble in the 7th inning, so Randy Choate came in to get the final out. As you can see above, he gave up a hard liner towards his face that could have easily scored a run. Fortunately, he was able to make a stab at it.
Overall, it was a nice 5 to 4 victory that keeps the Dodgers in the hunt for first place in the Western Division.
Photo Credit Above: Jon SooHoo/ LA Dodgers 2012:
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