Corey Seager hit two solo homers, Julio Urías posted his MLB-leading nineteenth victory and the Los Angeles Dodgers gained their one centesimal recreation of the season by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0 on Sunday.
The World Series champion Dodgers continued their stellar 12 months, however it nonetheless won’t be sufficient to match the San Francisco Giants, who stay two video games forward in the NL West.
Seager and Trea Turner each hit their one centesimal profession house runs.
Seager reached the mark together with his second homer, a drive estimated at 464 ft in the third inning that landed deep in the seats and gave the Dodgers a 3-0 lead.
The Dodgers gained 16 of 19 video games towards the D-backs this season. Kenley Jansen earned his thirty sixth save.
Urías (19-3) is the one pitcher in baseball with an opportunity to earn 20 wins this 12 months, offered he will get yet one more begin subsequent weekend towards the Milwaukee Brewers. The left-hander scattered 5 hits over 5 scoreless innings, placing out three and strolling one.
Seager and Trea Turner hit solo homers on back-to-back pitches in the primary inning for a 2-0 lead off Humberto Mejia. Turner’s was particularly well-struck, coming off the bat at 108.5 mph and touring 418 ft.
Mejia (0-3) gave up three runs, all on the three homers. He lasted simply 2 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits, strolling three and placing out one.
The Diamondbacks fell to 50-106. They want no less than two wins over their last six video games to keep away from matching or setting the report for worst season in franchise historical past. Arizona was 51-111 in 2004.
Seager and Turner grew to become the primary set of teammates to hit their one centesimal homer in the identical recreation since Jay Gibbons and Melvin Mora did it for Baltimore in 2005, based on baseball-reference.com.
It was Seager’s ninth profession multihomer recreation.
The Dodgers referred to as up LHP Andrew Vasquez to the massive leagues and despatched OF Luke Raley to the minors.
Diamondbacks: SS Nick Ahmed was positioned on the 10-day injured listing with proper shoulder irritation, which is able to finish his season. Arizona referred to as up SS Geraldo Perdomo to take his spot on the roster. Perdomo began on Sunday. The 31-year-old Ahmed had a disappointing 12 months — notably on the plate — batting .221 with 5 homers over 129 video games.
The Dodgers have Monday off earlier than host a three-game sequence towards the San Diego Padres. RHP Walker Buehler (14-4, 2.58) will begin Tuesday’s opener for Los Angeles.
The Diamondbacks have Monday off earlier than touring to San Francisco for a three-game sequence towards the Giants. Arizona will begin RHP Luke Weaver (3-6, 4.38) in the opener on Tuesday.
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