Dan Haren pitched seven scoreless innings in his best start of the year, allowing only one hit, and Clint Robinson drove home the winning run in the seventh inning with his first major league hit, giving the Dodgers a one-run victory.
Dan Haren allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings, and Clint Robinson drove in the game's only run with his first major league hit, guiding the Dodgers to a 1-0 win over the Indians on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers starter Josh Beckett has been dealing with general soreness and the Dodgers held back Red Patterson from making a minor league start as a precaution in case they might need him at the major league level.
Dan Haren has seen his strikeout rate plummet and his home run rate rise. He hopes to reverse that trend as the Dodgers face the Indians in the opener of a three-game series on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.