Dodgers Rally Previous Padres 5-4, Regardless of 2 Extra Homers by Fernando Tatis Jr. – NBC Los Angeles


Corey Seager’s two-run single within the sixth inning supplied the go-ahead runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame one other two-homer evening by Fernando Tatis Jr. to defeat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Saturday.

San Diego threatened within the ninth, placing the potential tying run in scoring place with one out, however Kenley Jansen retired Tatis on a grounder and struck out Trent Grisham for his fifth save.

The NL West rivals have break up six conferences this season, with the Padres profitable the earlier three.

San Diego took a 3-2 lead after Tatis led off the sixth with a shot to heart discipline off Trevor Bauer, ending a run of 11 straight batters set down by the right-hander. Tatis is the primary opposing participant to have multi-homer video games on consecutive nights at Dodger Stadium since San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds in 2002.

Los Angeles responded with a three-run burst within the backside of the sixth. The Dodgers tied it when Mookie Betts drew a stroll from Pierce Johnson (0-1) with the bases loaded and took their first lead when Seager laced a single to proper.

Bauer (3-0), the reigning NL Cy Younger Award winner, is 3-0 for the second straight season. He struck out 9 however struggled via the primary two innings. He allowed a leadoff residence run for the fourth time in his profession when Tatis drove his cutter over the wall in left-center.

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Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres reacts to his solo homerun, his second of the sport, to take a 3-2 lead, in entrance of Will Smith #16 of the Los Angeles Dodgers, throughout the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on April 24, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photograph by Harry How/Getty Pictures)

San Diego took a 2-0 lead within the second. Wil Myers started the inning with a single on the thirteenth pitch of his at-bat, stole second and scored on Jurickson Profar’s single.

Los Angeles tied it 2-all on RBI singles by Justin Turner within the third inning and Sheldon Neuse within the fourth.

San Diego pulled to 5-4 after Jake Cronenworth scored on Blake Treinen’s wild pitch within the seventh.

Padres starter Blake Snell allowed two runs and struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings.

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Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after a line drive single from Eric Hosmer #30 of the San Diego Padres throughout the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on April 24, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photograph by Harry How/Getty Pictures)


Tatis is the third-youngest participant with multi-homer video games on back-to-back nights at 22 years and 112 days, in response to the Elias Sports activities Bureau. Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger was the youngest at 21 years, 335 days when he did it within the 2017, surpassing George Scott (22 years, 44 days), who did it in 1966 with the Pink Sox.

Tatis prolonged his hitting streak to 5 video games two pitches into the sport when he took Bauer deep for the primary time. As Tatis rounded first after the ninth leadoff homer of his profession, he lined one among his eyes together with his proper hand to mock Bauer, who pitched with one eye closed throughout a spring coaching sport in opposition to the Padres.

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Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres celebrates hitting a house run within the first inning in opposition to the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 24, 2021 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photograph by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Pictures)

Tatis wasn’t finished having enjoyable at Bauer’s expense. As he crossed residence plate within the fifth inning, Tatis strutted like MMA fighter Connor McGregor, which Bauer has finished throughout video games on the way in which again to the dugout.

After beginning the season 4 for 34 with two residence runs, Tatis is 8 for 19 with 4 residence runs over the previous 5 video games and has raised his batting common 108 factors to .226.


Myers had three stolen bases for the second time in his profession. In addition to his theft within the second, he stole second and third throughout the eighth inning. It’s the first time since Tatis in 2019 {that a} San Diego participant had three stolen bases in a sport.


San Diego reliever Aaron Northcraft allowed just one hit and struck out two within the seventh and eighth in his large league debut. The 30-year-old right-hander had appeared in 225 video games over elements of 9 seasons within the minors. That is his second stint in San Diego’s group after additionally being with Atlanta, Seattle and Miami.


Padres: C Austin Nola might make his regular-season debut as early as Tuesday when San Diego begins a two-game collection at Arizona. Nola has been out with a damaged left center finger since he was struck by a foul tip throughout a spring coaching sport.

Dodgers: RHP Corey Knebel was positioned on the injured record after straining his proper lat throughout Friday’s sport. He’s anticipated to overlook no less than two months. … RHP Dennis Santana additionally went on the IL because of results from a coronavirus vaccine shot. … OF Matt Beaty and pitcher Garrett Cleavinger have been known as up. … INF Gavin Lux (proper wrist soreness) took batting apply for the second straight day. He’s eligible to come back off the injured record Monday.


The groups conclude their four-game collection Sunday. San Diego righty Joe Musgrove (2-2, 1.04 ERA) has misplaced his final two begins since throwing the primary no-hitter in crew historical past at Texas on April 9. Los Angeles right-hander Dustin Could (1-1, 2.93) is 1-3 with a 2.97 ERA in seven video games (4 begins) in opposition to the Padres.

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