Clayton Kershaw vs Josh Collmenter Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 5-3
Arizona grabbed a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Friday, as Josh Collmenter was credited with a win at Chase Field.
Arizona won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Arizona got 6 innings from Josh Collmenter, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 2 RBIs from Justin Upton in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Bobby Abreu in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 13 hits, while Arizona only had 6.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.