Game 108, 2022

Padres at Dodgers, 4:00 PM PDT, TV: ESPN

RHP Yu Darvish (10-4, 3.30 ERA) comes back to the Dodger Stadium mound for one of the few times since his calamitous 2017 World Series appearances for the Dodgers. He’s having one of the best seasons of his 10-year career, reaching double-digits in wins for only the fifth time. He’ll face Tyler Anderson (12-1, 2.89 ERA), who’s having by far the best season of his seven-year career. In his last start he had a horrible fifth inning against the Giants; in that game he gave up five runs on six hits and a wild pitch but still had a 6-5 lead when he was pulled from the game and got the win.

Today in Dodgers’ history:

  • 2003 Fireballer Eric Gagne ties the single-season record for consecutive saves to start a season, established in 1995 by Jose Mesa of the Indians. The Dodger closer strikes out the Reds’ side in the ninth inning for his 38th save this season and 46th consecutive regular-season save overall.

In other baseball history, in 1972 the Baseball Hall of Fame inducts pitchers Sandy Koufax (1st year of eligibility, 86.9% of the vote), the author of four no-hitters, and three hundred game winner Early Wynn (4th year, 76.0%). Yogi Berra (2nd year, 85.6%), who retired as the AL leader for catcher putouts with 8,723, is also enshrined in Cooperstown.

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66 thoughts on “Game 108, 2022

  1. Giants just beat the Padres, 1-0, Monday night. We now lead San Diego by 16 games.

  2. This is the last day of my free streaming week, in which I’ve been able to watch five games that would otherwise have been blackouts. It’s been years since I’ve seen a game on ESPN, to whom I will give credit for referring to Dodger Stadium as “Vin Scully’s Concert Hall.”

  3. Cumulative line score from the series:
    Padres – 4 runs 12 hits 2 errors
    Dodgers – 20 runs 33 hits 3 errors

    • Dodgers scored as many runs in the first inning of the first game as the Padres scored all series.

      It won’t always be this easy. But it was fun this weekend.

  4. Gonsolin and Anderson are the Dodger Energizer Bunnies that just keep on going and going.

  5. The Padres did not score an earned run off any of our three starting pitchers in this series.

  6. The more I see of Freddie, the more impressed I am. When he was with the Barves, I considered him to be “pretty good,” but he’s clearly better that.

  7. With two hits today, Muncy is now hitting.175. He has not ended a game with a higher batting average since Opening Day, when he went 1-for-5 (.200).

  8. I do wish the teams would tell their players not to talk to broadcasters when they’re in the field. It’s possible to affect the game.