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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, hugs starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, in the dugout before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Mike Bolsinger got out of the first inning on five pitches and three ground balls in his first big league start.
It was understandable that the Arizona Diamondbacks would go through a bit of a lull during the early portion of the 2014 MLB season after losing starting pitcher Patrick Corbin for the season due to Tommy John surgery, but it is hard to believe it has gone this sour, this quickly.
Apr 18, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres right fielder Chris Denorfia dives in to third base for a triple during the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park.
The San Francisco Giants are off to a confusing 10-6 start. Their bats have stalled after an explosive 66-run spurt in their first 12 games, averaging 5.5 runs per contest.
Feb 19, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Cody Ross poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Field.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are off to a 10-6 start, including a stellar 8-3 road record, and are tied atop the NL West along with the San Francisco Giants .
Since the Los Angeles Dodgers have lost some games in the late innings, many of their fans have concerns about the bullpen.
Arizona snapped a six-game losing streak and improved to 5-14, the worst record in the majors.
Despite a horrid start to the 2014 season for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who are off to a 4-14 start which is the worst in franchise history, Managing Partner Ken Kendrick and Team President Derrick Hall have given both General Manager Kevin Towers and Manager Kirk Gibson a vote of confidence.
Second baseman Jedd Gyorko will try to get his bat going as the Padres battle the San Francisco Giants this weekend.
The Diamondbacks disaster story goes to Hollywood for the first time this year. This time, the Snakes try to end their seven-game losing streak to Puig and Co.
After being no-hit over the first five innings, the Colorado Rockies broke through for three runs in the seventh inning against San Diego right-hander Ian Kennedy on Thursday afternoon to defeat the Padres 3-1 and gain a split of their four-game National League West series at Petco Park.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Washington.
There's no arguing the San Francisco Giants are giving themselves ample opportunities to win: They have played seven straight one-run games.
These might be three words no GM or manager ever want to hear, at least through a public arena.