Trea Turner hit a home run to extend his hitting streak of 19 games. Max Muncy also made it deep and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 8-2 on Monday night.
Freddie Freeman recorded three hits, including a triple, and two RBIs for the Dodgers, who won their fifth game in six to improve their record to 23-5 since June 30.
Wilmer Flores scored his 16th homer as a Giants team leader, and the Giants are now 3-9 since the All Star break after having won five of their six previous six.
Mookie Betts, Will Smith had run-scoring doubles against Logan Webb (9-5) in an inning that saw Los Angeles break open a game at 2-1.
Andrew Heaney, who was returning from left shoulder inflammation, gave up one run (and four hits) in his second appearance. He struck out seven, and walked 2.
Caleb Ferguson (1-0), worked a scoreless sixth to win.
Webb allowed six earned runs and eight hits over five innings. He struck out two and was walked one. The Giants have lost eight of their staff ace’s last 12 starts.
Chris Martin scored against Flores for the Dodgers’ only run, the only one allowed by the new right-hander.
TOUGH OUT, MAN
James Outman, a Dodgers rookie was 2 for 2. He’s 5 for 6 through his first two career games after going 3 for 4 with a homer Sunday in his major league debut in Colorado.
WORST OF WEBB’S WORST
Webb’s six runs allowed was the most he’s ever given up in a home game. He hadn’t given up six earned runs since May 5, 2021, at Colorado. Six earned runs were also given up in Oakland, Sept. 18, 2021. Webb allowed seven earned runs that were the worst in his career on his fourth career start at St. Louis, Sept. 5, 2019.
In exchange for LHP Garrett Clleavinger, the Dodgers purchased OF German Tapia from Tampa Bay Ray.
In exchange for C/IF Ford Proctor and RHP Jeremy Walker, the Giants sent Walker to Tampa Bay. RHP Kervin Castro was designated by the Giants for assignment.
Dodgers: RHP Blake Treinen (shoulder), has joined the team. He is expected to throw a simulated match Wednesday, Dave Roberts stated.
Giants: Brandon Crawford, left knee inflammation, is expected to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento Tuesday. Manager Gabe Kapler confirmed this. Crawford could be joining the team as early as Thursday.
Joc Pererson and Thairo Estrada (concussion protocol), are both in good health. SS Brandon Crawford
Dodgers LHP Tyler Anderson (11-0, 2.61 ERA), is 1-3 with a. 3.91 ERA in games against Giants. LHP Alex Wood (8-8, 4.11) is 2-4 and has a 3.44 ERA over 10 appearances (eight starts).