PHOENIX — The dream that James McDonald was living on Friday night quickly turned into the nightmare.
Runs were scoring. Fans in red shirts were screaming.
The sound and fury could be stopped only by Manager Joe Torre, who strolled to the mound and removed the ball from his hand.
McDonald, the 24-year-old rookie who grew up in Long Beach, lasted a mere 2 1/3 innings in his first major league start. The Dodgers' two-time minor league pitcher of the year was pou...