Monday, July 07, 2008
One-Hit Wonder: Dodgers 3, Braves 0
With the Diamondbacks idle, the Dodgers end up tied for the division lead, and as Jon pointed out, it's the second time in three years that a Nomar home run has given the Dodgers a division lead (the 4+1 game).
Mandatory references: the last Dodger one-hitter was Derek Lowe's one-hit CG shutout of Chicago on August 31, 2005; and of course, the last perfecto was Randy Johnson's against the Braves on May 18, 2004, a 2-0 victory for the Snakes.
And congratulations to Hiroki Kuroda!
Update: It's worth mentioning that the Braves came off a marathon 17-inning game in which they beat the Astros 7-6. That might just have affected their ability to get things done offensively, but still, the box score is what it is.