Dodgers shell Tampa Bay in front of familiar faces

by Gary Shelton on May 4, 2016 · 0 comments

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Moore gave up seven iruns in 4 1/3 innings.

Moore gave up seven runs in 4 1/3 innings.

Wednesday, 6 a.m.

Ever gone to an old home to see that, really, it wasn't in very good shape.

Tropicana Field, and the Tampa Bay Rays, probably looked that way to the familiar faces of the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night. Scott Kazmir, J.P. Howell, Carl Crawford and Andrew Friedman probably wondered what had happened to the team that was.

The Rays, 25 games into their season, fell to 11-14 in a 10-5 loss to

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Scott Kazmir returned to the Trop for the win.

Scott Kazmir returned to the Trop for the win.

the Dodgers Tuesday night. Kazmir struck out nine and took his 100th victory, while Howell and Crawford made brief appearances.

Tampa Bay lost the game in the fifth inning when the Dodgers scored four runs. Howie Kendrick had four hits and Trayce Thompson had a single and a home run.

“I just threw the ball right over the plate,” Moore said. “It was a pretty poor job of keeping us in this game. I've got to be better than that. I've got to stop that way before it becomes a four-run inning.”

Desmond Jennings went 0-for-4, stretching his hitless streak to 24. Corey Dickerson is 0-for-19.

The Rays play the Dodgers again tonight when Matt Moore pitches against Alex Scott.

Casual's home run tied the game at 3-3.

Casual's home run tied the game at 3-3.

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