Julio Urías earned his major league-main 15th victory and Los Angeles beat Atlanta 5-3 Monday evening, stopping the Braves‘ franchise-philosophize 13-sport avenue successful toddle.
Betts homered on his bobblehead evening after catching a ceremonial first pitch from his mom. He blew a kiss to her as he crossed the plate.
The Braves brought the possible dawdle-forward race to the plate within the ninth inning. With one out, Travis d’Arnaud singled and Dansby Swanson adopted with a broken-bat single off Blake Treinen.
Nevertheless Duvall took a third strike and pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt flied out to heart to total it, incomes Treinen his fifth assign.
Urías (15-3) retired his first 12 batters sooner than the Braves lastly broke thru within the fifth. Third baseman Justin Turner made a diving, backhand cease on Austin Riley’s shot, but Muncy couldn’t address the immediate-hop throw, giving Atlanta its first hit. Duvall later singled with two outs.
“All three pitches were working early on,” Urías stated thru a translator. “I felt honest appropriate your total system thru.”
In the sixth, Urías gave up reduction-to-reduction, two-out solo homers to Soler and Freeman. Duvall homered off Phil Bickford within the seventh, leaving the Braves trailing 5-3.
Urías allowed two runs and 4 hits in six innings. The left-hander struck out seven with out a sail. He’s unbeaten in his last 11 starts, and helped himself with a single main off the 2nd.
After managing correct three hits in a 5-0 loss to Colorado on Sunday, the Dodgers pounded out eight hits and scored five runs by the third inning in opposition to the Braves.
Muncy hit his 29th homer off Drew Smyly (9-4) within the first. Smith went deep for his 22nd homer with two outs within the 2nd, his fourth homer in five games.
“They correct came out if truth be told aggressive,” Smyly stated. “It correct seemed esteem on every occasion I threw a fastball, they were ready for it. I assume their plan became to swing early due to that’s what they were doing.”
The Dodgers extended their lead to 5-0 within the third. Betts led off alongside with his 18th homer and Seager added a two-race force hitting within the sixth field for the first time this season.
Smyly gave up five runs, including a season- excessive four homers, and nine hits, struck out five and walked none in 4 2/3 innings. The left-hander misplaced for the first time since Can also 26 at Boston, snapping a seven-sport successful toddle.
“It wasn’t a huge time out for him,” Braves manager Brian Snitker stated. “He wasn’t throwing that unfriendly, it’s correct the positioning wasn’t honest appropriate. He left some balls down the heart. We hung in there and gave ourselves a big gamble to rating, but it’s tough to come reduction ought to you get down that a ways.”
The three-sport function with Atlanta is a rematch of last 365 days’s NL Championship Sequence, received in seven games by the Dodgers. They went on to beat Tampa Bay in six games for his or her first World Sequence title in 32 years.
LIKE SON, LIKE MOM
Betts’ mom, Diana Collins, became readily on hand for her son’s bobblehead evening. After going thru a differ of humorous poses, she threw a strike from in entrance of the mound to her son leisurely the plate. Betts’ brother, Designate, gave the mature pregame weep of “It is time for Dodger baseball!” Collins later authorized of her son’s homer, pumping every fingers from her seat leisurely the plate.
Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw ( left elbow inflammation) tossed one inning in a simulated sport. “I’m enraged, he’s enraged,” Roberts stated. “The massive remark is how he feels tomorrow.” Kershaw will throw one other bullpen and two innings to hitters sooner than activation is discussed. … RHP Tony Gonsolin (correct shoulder inflammation) tossed two innings in a sim sport. Next up shall be a rehab assignment.
Braves: RHP Charlie Morton (12-5, 3.60 ERA) beat the Dodgers on June 5, allowing four runs and 4 hits in five innings.
Dodgers: RHP Walker Buehler (13-2, 2.02) leads the majors in ERA. He twice beat the Braves last season within the NLCS, allowing one race over a mixed 11 innings.
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