The deal that was rumored to be close with Minnesota ended up bringing other teams into the mix, halting the deal from being completed, according to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports. "I had a good feeling a fastball was coming and he threw it where I could hit".
Garcia pitched seven innings and hit a grand slam.
Atlanta increased its lead to 5-0 on Freddie Freeman's team-high 18th homer leading off the fifth.
The Braves struck first in the game.
Each implosion seemed a bit more stunning than the last.
Manager Dave Roberts said Kershaw felt something on his last warm-up pitch going into the second inning.
The 31-year-old Garcia is 3-7 this year in 17 starts with a 4.33 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. Scherzer is no doubt great, and he has now had a sustained level of success to warrant the praise he has gotten, but he hasn't surpassed King Kershaw. One of those kind of homers you tip your cap and move on. That's a good offensive club. But a Major League source said the two sides had not reached an agreement as of early Friday morning. Neither man has lost a game this month.
The Dodgers have been so relentlessly dominant these days - these weeks, really - that one East Coast writer compared them to the Golden State Warriors.
Stay tuned as we try to find out what happened with the Dodgers' star pitcher, hopefully, it's nothing serious and he'll be back on the mound dominating batters.
The left-hander was expected to see a doctor and undergo tests later Sunday.
"Every time a guy like that goes down, it makes you sick to your stomach", Jansen said.
However, the Dodgers would not score again.
"I don't want to compare because there's so many variables", Kershaw said. "I heard Yas yelling my name".
Brandon McCarthy will take the ball against the Braves Thursday night.
Atlanta starter Sean Newcomb gave up three runs and three hits in six innings. Both times, Wood has lost. He will undergo more testing, and his status will be updated Monday.
Dodgers center fielder Kiké Hernandez went 2 for 4 and scored twice.
Garcia has a 4.33 ERA this year, and a 3.65 career ERA. After all, a pitcher's duty is to allow the least amount of runs and Kershaw is winning that.
"They asked me if I was hurting". This part is unknown. "I'm just thinking, just put it in play". We didn't look great. Jon Heyman has confirmed that it is a one-for-one deal.