Dodgers Beat Giants 6-1, Move Into Tie For First In N West

3 weeks ago 25
PR Distribution

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trea Turner and Corey Seager homered, Julio Urías won his seventh consecutive decision, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved into a necktie for archetypal spot with San Francisco atop the NL West Division with a 6-1 triumph implicit the Giants connected Saturday night.

A time aft his throwing mistake from 2nd allowed the winning tally to people successful Friday’s 3-2, 11-inning nonaccomplishment to San Francisco, Turner homered starring disconnected the crippled to acceptable the code for the Dodgers’ 4th triumph successful 5 contests.

READ MORE: Dixie Fire Nears 900K Acres Burned; 56% Contained

“It’s over, it don’t matter,” Turner said. “It doesn’t substance if I made 5 errors yesterday, I had 5 strikeouts oregon if I deed 5 location runs. It doesn’t matter. For me, I effort to determination connected arsenic speedy arsenic imaginable whether it’s bully oregon bad.”

Buster Posey was 3 for 4 with an RBI treble for San Francisco, which mislaid for the 5th clip successful 7 games.

The Dodgers person won 21 of their past 26 games. But Los Angeles suffered a cardinal injury.

Left fielder A.J. Pollock near the crippled with a close hamstring strain aft getting caught trying to stealing 3rd to extremity the apical of the first.

“I don’t privation to speculate. I cognize it’s not good,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.

“From what I’m proceeding early, it’s a Grade 2 strain. This is simply a mates 2-3 weeks astatine the minimum. We conscionable person to spot wherever helium feels tomorrow.”

Turner’s 21st location tally conscionable cleared the obstruction successful halfway field, eluding the mitt of a leaping Austin Slater. The homer extended Turner’s hitting streak to 11 games.

Urías (16-3) extended his pb arsenic the winningest pitcher successful the majors with different coagulated outing. The left-hander struck retired eight, walked none, and gave up 1 tally connected 8 hits successful 5 2/3 innings.

“The barroom has been raised for Julio,” Roberts said. “The mode helium goes heavy successful the games the anticipation to triumph each clip helium takes the mound, being capable to navigate and minimize harm … contiguous helium did that.

“When you don’t person everything working, to spell retired determination and punch retired 8 and locomotion nary is beauteous impressive. This is wherever Julio has raised the barroom for himself, and this is what we expect of him.”

Jay Jackson (2-1) started and took the loss. He gave up 3 runs successful a 3rd of an inning successful a bullpen crippled successful which the Giants utilized 8 pitchers.

Jackson near a 1-0 crippled with 2 runners aboard connected consecutive one-out walks to Mookie Betts and Justin Turner.

Both scored disconnected Jarlin García.

After some runners precocious connected a treble steal, Corey Seager’s sacrifice alert scored Betts, and Turner scored connected a treble by A.J. Pollack.

READ MORE: Apple Hill Farms Open For Season After Evacuation Ordered Lifted In Some Caldor Fire Areas

Turner besides scored connected a balk successful the apical of the sixth, extending the Dodgers’ pb to 4-1. Turner reached connected a one-out azygous and went to 2nd connected shortstop Mauricio Dubón’s throwing error. Turner took 3rd connected reliever Quintana’s chaotic transportation and scored erstwhile 3rd basal umpire Adam Hamari called a balk connected the left-hander.

San Francisco’s lone tally came connected a treble by Posey successful the bottommost of the archetypal inning.

Seager homered starring disconnected the ninth to commencement a two-run inning.

A Giants squad that’s delivered successful clutch situations passim the play was 1 for 8 with runners successful scoring presumption and stranded 9 baserunners.

“What I volition accidental is the metallic lining astir not hitting with runners successful scoring presumption … is it tends to alteration beauteous quickly,” Giants manager Gabe Kapler said.

“You get 1 large deed and 1 large moment, and it tends to beryllium reasonably contagious. And we’ve seen that from our radical passim the season, but close present we’re conscionable not, we’re not getting it done successful the biggest moments.”


Giants right-fielder LaMonte Wade Jr. robbed Justin Turner of other bases with large moving over-the-shoulder drawback to extremity the apical of the eighth.


The announced assemblage of 41,146 was San Francisco’s archetypal sellout since 2019.


Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw (inflamed pitching elbow) volition marque a rehab commencement with Triple-A Oklahoma City connected Tuesday, manager Dave Roberts said. He’s expected to transportation 3 innings. … RHP Max Scherzer, who experienced close hamstring tightness during his past commencement Wednesday against Atlanta, felt good aft throwing a bullpen league Saturday and is expected to marque his adjacent scheduled commencement Monday successful St. Louis, Roberts said. … LHP David Price, scratched from Friday’s commencement with an unspecified limb injury, felt amended aft playing drawback Saturday and remains connected the progressive list, Roberts said.

Giants: OF Alex Dickerson (right hamstring strain) was placed connected the injured list. … OF/INF Mauricio Dubón was activated and successful the lineup astatine shortstop a time being optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. … LHP Alex Wood, connected the injured database with COVID-19, is inactive experiencing fever and chills. His vaccination presumption has not yet been revealed. “I didn’t deliberation it was appropriate” to ask, manager Gabe Kapler said. “Today he’s sick, truthful I conscionable benignant of near him alone.” … INF Donovan Solano (COVID-19) is expected to alert backmost from New York connected Sunday but isn’t expected to beryllium instantly activated, Kapler said.


MORE NEWS: Fundraiser Held For Galt Officers Involved In Crash

Los Angeles right-hander Walker Buehler (13-2., 2.05 ERA) is 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA successful 5 starts against the Giants this year. He’s unbeaten successful 12 vocation games (10 starts) against San Francisco (7-0, 1.83). The Giants person not named a starter for Sunday.

Read Entire Article