Jason Heyward and James Outman hit back-to-back house runs within the sixth inning because the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 7-4 victory over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday within the opener of a three-game sequence.
Freddie Freeman and Max Muncy hit first-inning house runs because the Dodgers improved to 22-4 in August whereas additionally opening a 13-game lead over the second-place Diamondbacks within the National League West.
Los Angeles rookie right-hander Bobby Miller rebounded from an uneven begin to retire the final seven batters he confronted after Corbin Carroll reached on a power play within the fourth. Miller (8-3) gave up 4 runs on seven hits over six innings with two walks and 4 strikeouts. Caleb Ferguson pitched the ninth for his third save.
Gabriel Moreno hit a house run and drove in three runs because the wild-card eligible Diamondbacks misplaced for simply the third time of their final 13 video games.
Arizona right-hander Zac Gallen (14-6) was tagged for six runs, all earned, on 9 hits over 5 1/3 innings after not giving up multiple run in every of his final three outings. It was probably the most earned runs the NL Cy Young Award candidate has given up in a begin this season.
Freeman stayed scorching with a solo house run within the first inning. It was his twenty fourth homer of the season and got here after he entered Monday with a .408 batting common and 23 RBIs in 37 video games since July 17.
After Will Smith adopted Freeman’s house run with a single, Muncy hit his thirty first homer to make it 3-0.
The Diamondbacks acquired a run again within the second inning on a Moreno RBI double to left discipline.
Arizona pulled inside 3-2 within the fourth inning when Alek Thomas walked and scored from first base on a Lourdes Gurriel Jr. double to left. Moreno’s two-run house run within the fourth put the Diamondbacks on high 4-3.
The Dodgers regained the lead within the sixth when Heyward crushed a two-run house run to proper, his twelfth blast of the season and first since Aug. 2. Outman adopted with a house run simply inside the suitable discipline foul pole for a 6-4 lead. It was Outman’s seventeenth homer.
Outman added an RBI single within the seventh whereas the Dodgers‘ Mookie Betts went 0-for-4 to finish his 15-game hitting streak.
—Field Level Media