By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports activities Author
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and AJ Pollock singled dwelling the tying and go-ahead runs by the identical infield gap within the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night time and full a three-game sweep.
The Dodgers staked Max Scherzer to an early 2-0 lead and he was dominating the NL East-leading Braves when he left after 76 pitches. The suitable-hander struck out 9 and walked none in six innings.
Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking solo dwelling run — his twenty sixth — within the eighth, giving Atlanta a 3-2 lead.
The Dodgers tied it at 3 on Turner’s single within the gap between third and shortstop, scoring Trea Turner, who doubled and took third on Max Muncy’s groundout.
Corey Seager adopted with a stroll towards Chris Martin (2-4), placing Justin Turner on second with two outs. Pollock singled by the identical gap as Justin Turner, who scored for a 4-3 lead.
Phil Bickford (3-1) bought one out for the win. Joe Kelly pitched the ninth to earn his fifth profession save.
Mookie Betts struck out 4 instances for the second time this season.
The Braves misplaced their third in a row for the primary time since a four-game skid from June 9-12. Additionally they dropped their first street sequence since July 5-7 at Pittsburgh, and have misplaced seven in a row and 10 of 11 at Dodger Stadium.
Brusdar Graterol adopted Scherzer and gave up three straight hits, together with a single by Travis d’Arnaud, who scored on Eddie Rosario’s dwelling run that tied it at 2 within the seventh.
Muncy slugged his thirtieth dwelling run within the first off Max Fried. It is the third time the primary baseman has had 30 or extra homers in a season. He tripled within the third.
Austin Barnes homered main off the third to make it 2-0.
Scherzer retired 11 in a row after giving up a single to Freddie Freeman within the first.
The Braves put the potential tying runs on base within the fifth with singles by Rosario and Ehire Adrianza, however in a Max vs. Max matchup, Fried struck out swinging to finish the inning.
Fried retired seven straight earlier than strolling Trea Turner main off the sixth. He moved up on Fried’s wild pitch however Justin Turner lined out to second to finish the inning.
Braves: 2B Ozzie Albies felt higher than anticipated a day after fouling a pitch off his left knee and being carried off the sphere. He’ll be re-evaluated Thursday.
The Dodgers added right-hander Ryan Meisinger and infielder/outfielder Zach McKinstry to the lively roster. Meisinger was claimed Tuesday from the Chicago Cubs. He went 0-0 with a 12.27 ERA and 6 strikeouts in seven video games for them. McKinstry returns for his third stint with the staff. He is batting .217 with seven homers and 29 RBIs in 59 video games for the Dodgers.
Braves: RHP Touki Toussaint (3-2, 3.60 ERA) begins Thursday’s opener of a four-game set at Colorado.
Dodgers: LHP David Value (4-2, 3.88) begins Friday at San Francisco in a showdown with the NL West chief. He’s 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA as a starter this season and 0-3 in six profession video games towards the Giants.
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