Dee Gordon, antsy as always on first base, took off for second. In a matter of a few steps and even fewer seconds, he not only swiped second but also moved to third when an errant throw sailed into center.
LOS ANGELES–Just past 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Hyun-Jin Ryu rose from his seat inside the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen and climbed atop a mound. A pitcher warming up should not sound an alarm. But these are strange times for the pitching staff of the Dodgers.
Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.081, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 for their ninth win in 10 games.
Portions of the Kings River will be closed for Memorial Day weekend and indefinitely after. Sheriff Margaret Mims made the safety announcement Wednesday and Jeff Nowlin, who's been coming to the river for 20 years, reiterated the dangers while pointing out how high and fast the river is moving these days.
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