Mike Winters called a game that seemed to disfavor the Dodgers. Kendrick's called strike 1 in the first:
Gonzalez's strike 1 in the first:
And even though he dialed back a bit after the first, many borderline pitches went against the Dodgers. It was far from being suspect, but the strike-zone didn't favor the blue today.
Close Calls & Reviews:
In the second inning the Rockies challenged a force play at second base where Kendrick failed to catch the throw from Justin Turner at third, but was able to control it with his bare hand before Stubbs got to the bag. After review it was fairly clear that the runner was out but it was challenged nonetheless. This was probably a result of an inexperienced Tom Reynolds making the decision as Walt Weiss was still recovering from an appendectomy.