San Francisco Downed 4-2 By Los Angeles - Tim Lincecum Takes Loss
San Francisco dropped a 4-2 decision at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Clayton Kershaw.
Los Angeles won as a -189 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Los Angeles got 8 innings from Clayton Kershaw, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 1 RBI from Hanley Ramirez in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Tim Lincecum worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Buster Posey in a losing cause.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.
Kenley Jansen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against Philadelphia. San Francisco, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.