Ian Kennedy vs Chad Billingsley Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 5-4
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Los Angeles was handed a 5-4 defeat against Arizona on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.
Arizona won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Micah Owings earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Miguel Montero in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Chad Billingsley worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jerry Sands in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 8 hits, while Arizona only had 7.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.