Posted September 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
This was not a good night to ask Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson what he thought of Juan Uribe's performance. Uribe homered in each of his first three trips to the plate, and the Los Angeles Dodgers connected six times Monday night in an 8-1 romp over the Diamondbacks that reduced their magic number for clinching the NL West title to eight. ''They swung the bats very well. You saw ... six home runs. They were on tonight,'' Gibson said. ''We've got scouting reports, but you've got to tip your hat a little bit to Uribe.'' Los Angeles' first four homers came off Randall Delgado (4-6), who threw 70 pitches over 2 2-3 innings. The Panamanian right-hander is 1-3 with a 5.40 ERA and 13 home runs allowed in eight starts since earning his first major league complete game and shutout on July 26. Andre Ethier drove Delgado's second pitch of the second inning to center field for his 12th homer, and Uribe sent a 2-0 pitch into the ...
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