Mariners at Dodgers, 7:10PM PT, TV: SPNLA
David Huff is a 30-year-old veteran with a lifetime 25-28 record and a career ERA of 5.02 in the major leagues. He’s been called up from Oklahoma City and is filling the fifth starter role for the Dodgers this evening. I imagine his 2-0 record with a 1.32 ERA over 13 1/3 innings during spring training had a lot to do with his call-up for this start. Darwin Barney was sent down to OKC to make room for Huff.
He’ll be opposed by RHP Hisashi Iwakuma, whose first start didn’t go well. He’s 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA. He’s a good pitcher, though, as witnessed by his 38-21 record with an ERA of 3.11 in his four years in Seattle. That’s after eleven years in the Japanese league where he compiled a 107-69 record and had an ERA of 3.25.
Tonight’s #Dodgers lineup vs. the Mariners: Rollins SS Crawford LF Gonzalez 1B Kendrick 2B Grandal C Ethier RF Uribe 3B Pederson CF Huff P
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 14, 2015
Puig gets the night off. I wonder if this is just to keep Andre fresh.