The Dodgers, short-handed without three of their best hitters, continued their struggles against left-handed starting pitching Friday night in their series opener against the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
Caleb Smith, owner of a career 4.40 earned-run average entering the night, limited them to one hit over six scoreless innings. The zeroes extended the Dodgers’ scoreless streak to 15 innings, going back to the eighth inning Tuesday.
The drought reached 16 innings before Steven Souza Jr., playing in his second game as a Dodger, smashed a home run against his former club to snap a scoreless tie in the eighth inning.
The Dodgers then tacked on two more…