As Vin Scully’s Death Announced, Dodgers Defeat Giants 9-5 – Los Angeles

Los Angeles defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-5 in a game that was played after Vin Scully’s death had been announced by the Dodgers. Mookie Betts’ home run, and three RBIs led to Los Angeles defeating the San Francisco Giants 9-5.

After the final out of Oracle Park, the Giants held a tribute video on their video board. This was the same stadium from which Scully broadcast in October 2016, the last game of his 67-year tenure with the Dodgers. At 94 years old, he died Tuesday.

“It was first-class by the Giants,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “It’s sort of an ëmotional roller-coaster and it was kind of a little subdued.”

Los Angeles beat the Giants six times in a row and improved their record to 70-33.

Tyler Anderson (12-1), won his fourth straight decision. Betts was a three-run shy of the cycle’s finish. Gavin Lux, Cody Bellinger and Gavin Lux each drove in two runs. Los Angeles won six of its seven previous games with RBIs from Trea Turner, Austin Barnes, and Cody Bellinger.

Turner’s hitting streak has been extended to 20 games.

Anderson (12-1) allowed six runs and five hits in five innings, with four walks and three strikes.

Joey Bart hit a home run for San Francisco. The team is now 3-10 since the All Star break. David Villar and Luis González also drove in runs for the Giants.

Alex Wood (9-9) led the Dodgers to a 6-0 win. Wood, who was with the Dodgers in 2015-18 and 2020, had two stints. In just 5 1/3 innings, he allowed six runs and nine hits.

San Francisco ended the season with a fifth-place finish of five runs.

Los Angeles extended its lead to the eighth inning with three runs scored on four consecutive extra base hits by Bellinger (Lux), Barnes (Bellar) and Betts.

The Dodgers’ relievers Alex Vesia and Chris Martin, along with David Price, pitched the four final scoreless innings. They allowed just one hit.

Dodgers relief pitchers Alex Vesia (Dodgers), Chris Martin, and David Price combined to pitch four scoreless innings that allowed only one hit.


Ahead of Tuesday’s trade deadline, the Dodgers acquired OF Joey Gallo from the New York Yankees for minor league RHP Clayton Beeter.

Los Angeles also traded Jake Lamb, IF/OF, to the Seattle Mariners for cash. RHP Mitch White and minor-league IF Alex De Jesus were sent to Toronto by RHP Mitch White for minor-league pitchers Moises Brito and Nick Frasso.


Giants traded Darin Ruf, IF/OF, to the New York Mets for INF/OF J.D. Davis, minor league pitchers Carson Seymour and Nick Zwack, and Thomas Szapucki.

San Francisco also traded RHP Trevor Rosenthal, minor league OF Tristan Peters to the Milwaukee Brewers and C Curt casali to LHP Matthew Boyd and LHP Michael Stryffeler to the Mariners.

The Giants assigned RHP Angel Rondón outright to Triple-A Sacramento and recalled LHP Alex Young, while RHP Tobias Myers was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox and RHP Kervin Castro was claimed by the Cubs.


Dodgers. 3B Justin Turner (abdominal tension) was placed onto the 10-day injured waiting list. This is backdated from July 30. Los Angeles selected Miguel Vargas, IF/OF from Triple-A Oklahoma City. … Chris Taylor (left ankle fracture) started a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Oklahoma City. Taylor started in left-field and went 0 for 3.

Giants: SS Brandon Crawford (left Knee Inflammation) began a Triple-A Sacramento rehab assignment. He went 0 for 1, with a walk. … OF Joc Peper and SS Thairo Estrada are both in good health and will return when they are first eligible to be removed from the 7-day concussion injury list on Saturday and Monday.


Dodgers LHP Julio Urías (10-6, 2.71 ERA) looks for his eighth straight win Wednesday night. Urías has allowed two runs or fewer in eight of his last 10 starts.

Alex Cobb (3-5; 4.06), Giants’ RHP, attempts to break a four-game losing streak. Cobb’s last win came May 17 at Colorado.


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