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Before his start on Thursday in Milwaukee, Dodgers right-hander Carlos Frias — celebrated on multiple occasions by the present author in these same pages — Dodgers right-hander Carlos Frias had thrown 110 pitches over three appearances, including a 70-pitch start on May 1st against Arizona. Over the course of those three appearances, Frias’s fastball sat […]
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Carlos Frias delivers against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Mandatory Credit: Danny Moloshok/AP)
With their pitching rotation decaying, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned to Carlos Frias to start their three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night; and...
Because none of us might be around for a game recap, I figure something should go up, right? Right.
Well, here’s Joc Pederson‘s grand slam, because it’s awesome.
And here’s Carlos Frias being a hero.
His plate appearances entertained Vin Scully, which is good enough for me.
Dodgers lead 5-0 after 5 1/2 innings.
Raise your hand if you thought Carlos Frias would be starting a game for the Dodgers on May 1. You’re lying. Raise your hand if you thought it was possible Frias would start a game for the first-place Dodgers on May 1. Still lying.
Carlos Frias made an impressive debut in relief of Zack Greinke, striking out two while working a pair of scoreless innings, allowing only a Albert Pujols single. Frias sat 94-96 mph with his fastball and looked like a quality reliever is supposed to.
And that was about it for the Dodgers highlights.
The ‘The The Angels Angels‘ leaped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning...