I slept right through the best parts of this game, including the vital four-run first inning. I don't have that much to add to it except that Chad Billingsley managed to squeak out enough outs for the win; he leaked baserunners constantly and was forever working his way out of trouble. Joe Torre somehow avoided using Scott Proctor, and therefore got a win out of it, but that's still a ways from getting the Dodgers where they need to be; 4-6 over their last ten, they still need five wins to get to .500.
The one good thing I did see was Luis Maza's incredible backwards catch of Grady Sizemore's bloop to right, something Sizemore paid him back for later in the game with a fine catch of his own to rob Maza of a hit. Tit for tat I guess.
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