The Giants hit a road block on Thursday's opening day at Dodger Stadium, kicking the ball around in the sixth inning.
Miguel Tejada botched a throw to second with a runner at first with one out, followed by a rare Posey throwing error with the bases loaded. Just nanoseconds before, Posey made a great save on a pitch by Lincecum in the dirt.
The Dodgers drew first blood in the game on the error.
As Posey threw the ball, the runner at third, Matt Kemp, appeared to already be back on the base.
"I thought he was off the base," Posey said after the game. "I would not have thrown it if I thought he wasn't."
To complicate matters further for the Giants, Clayton Kershaw was dominant for the Dodgers. In seven shutout innings of work, Kershaw held the Giants to four hits and one walk, including nine strikeouts.
Cleanup hitter Buster Posey was one ...
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