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Dodgers Let One Slip Away
Posted Jul 3, 2012
Rookies Devin Mesoraco and Todd Frazier each drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds came back after Zack Cozart was beaned to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-2 Monday night.
each drove in three runs and the
came back after Zack Cozart was beaned to beat the
Los Angeles Dodgers
8-2 Monday night.
Cozart sustained a concussion after being hit in the helmet by a pitch from
in the fifth inning. The rookie shortstop held his head with both hands while lying on his stomach for several anxious moments before walking off under his own power.
and the NL Central leaders sent the Dodgers to their 12th loss in 14 games.
Cincinnati played with All-Star first baseman
, who has inflammation in his left knee, and third baseman
, who was scratched after leaving Sunday's game at San Francisco because of back spasms.
Bailey (6-6) allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings, striking out seven and walking one.
Billingsley (4-8) lost his fourth straight start, giving up three runs and six hits in six innings with eight strikeouts and no walks. The right-hander is 0-4 with a 4.70 ERA in his last eight outings at Dodger Stadium
Billingsley took a 2-0 lead into the fifth and retired his first two batters before hitting Cozart.
Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt came out to settle down Billingsley after the scary incident, and he retired the slumping
for the third out. But the first three Reds batters in the sixth got hits.
doubled and scored Cincinnati's first run on Frazier's broken-bat single. With two outs, Mesoraco delivered a two-run double down the left-field line to put the Reds ahead 3-2.
Cincinnati tacked on two more in the eighth against
with Frazier's RBI triple and Mesoraco's run-scoring single.
Jr. sent a drive into the Dodgers' bullpen in left field in the first inning - only the second home run by Los Angeles in its last 18 games.
, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday, made it 2-0 in the second with a sacrifice fly. Cruz started at shortstop and was 0 for 2 in his Dodgers debut after stints with Pittsburgh and Milwaukee. He signed with Los Angeles as a free agent in November.
Dodgers shortstop and leadoff hitter
, whose two throwing errors in back-to-back plays led to a pair of unearned runs in the Dodgers' 8-3 win over the
New York Mets
on Sunday night, was on the bench. He leads the majors with 28 stolen bases, but is batting only .228.
: Dodgers CF
, who hasn't played since May 30 because of a recurring hamstring problem, will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Class A Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday, hoping to return to the Dodgers' lineup on July 13. He also is planning on competing in the All-Star home run derby. ... Reds RHP
was picked Monday as the NL player of the week by virtue of his two complete-game victories over Milwaukee and San Francisco. ... Bailey has won his last four decisions on the road and lost his last three decisions at home. His next scheduled start is at San Diego on Saturday. ... LHP
, who has been sidelined since May 24 because of shoulder inflammation, was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Cruz on the 40-man roster. RHP Shawn Tolleson was optioned to Albuquerque. ... LHP Lenix Osuna, the 16-year-old son of former Dodgers reliever
, was signed by the organization on Monday in his native Mexico. ... Stubbs was 0 for 5 with three strikeouts and is hitless in his last 20 at-bats.
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