After Honoring Vin Scully, Dodgers Dominate New-Look Padres in 8-1 Win – Los Angeles

Tony Gonsolin tossed five scoreless innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pitched a four-hitter against the San Diego Padres supercharged lineup. They won 8-1 Friday night after Vin Scully’s tribute.

Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts Led the stadium in a unison call of Scully’s signature “It’s time for Dodgers baseball”Scully was honored at a ceremony before the game. Scully, 94, died Tuesday.

The NL West rivals met on Tuesday for the first-time since San Diego acquired superstar Juan Soto, Josh Bell, and Brandon Drury before Tuesday’s trade deadline. The Dodgers increased their lead in the division to 13 1/2 games ahead of the Padres, and they showed no signs that they were slowing down.

Gonsolin (13-1), struck out six and allowed three runs.

Soto was shower with “Future Dodger”When he was playing in the All-Star Game, chants were directed at Chavez Ravine. His name was on the trade block. Washington sent Soto to Los Angeles instead. Soto was booed at every at-bat on Friday.

Ex-Dodger Manny Machado, Soto, and Manny Soto had two of the Padres’ four hits.

On a Hanser Alberto two-run double and Will Smith’s single in the infield, four runs were scored by Dodgers. The Dodgers added another four runs in the third inning, on a two-run double by Chris Taylor — in his first game back from the IL — and Cody Bellinger’s two-run double.

Sean Manaea (6-6), had one of his worst starts in the season. He allowed eight earned runs and 10 hits in just four innings.

Joey Gallo scored a pinch hit in the ninth inning. This was his second hit since he was acquired from the New York Yankees by the Dodgers.

Drury’s ninth sacrifice fly scored the Padres.


Padres: SS Fernando Tatis Jr. (fractured hand) will start a rehabilitation assignment Saturday or Sunday in Double A San Antonio.

Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kerry (back) was put on the 15-day IL for a sore lower back. He had an X-ray and MRI, but results of the MRI weren’t yet known. He is not expected to return until the end of the year.


Padres: RHP Mike Clevinger (3-3; 3.13 ERA), earned his first win in over a month with a win against Colorado. He allowed just one run on five hits in seven innings.

Dodgers: LHP Andrew Heaney (1-0; 0.77 ERA), gave up just one earned run while allowing four hits in his four innings against Monday’s Giants. He made his second appearance since he suffered a left shoulder strain.


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