Max Muncy Hits a Homer Into the Cove, Dodgers Beat Giants For seventh Straight Win – NBC Los Angeles
Max Muncy hit one other memorable residence run into McCovey Cove, connecting off Scott Kazmir within the lefty’s first huge league sport since 2016, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 Saturday for his or her seventh straight win.
Walker Buehler (3-0) pitched seven innings and Austin Barnes additionally homered for the Dodgers.
The 37-year-old Kazmir (0-1) allowed only one run — on Muncy’s homer — and two hits in 4 innings. Now sporting shoulder-length shaggy hair, the three-time All-Star struck out two, walked none and threw 55 pitches,
Muncy stood at residence plate and watched as his towering drive off Kazmir within the first inning simply cleared the touchdown past the right-field brick wall and landed within the water.
It was harking back to Muncy’s splash shot off former Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in 2019 when he lingered close to residence plate for a number of moments watching because the ball went out. That show angered Bumgarner, who yelled as Muncy rounded the bases.
Afterward, Muncy quipped, “In case you don’t need me to look at the ball you’ll be able to go within the ocean and get it.”
Buster Posey homered for San Francisco. The Giants have misplaced two straight to their division rivals after a season-best five-game successful streak.
Buehler allowed one run and 6 hits with 5 strikeouts. He acquired assist from the Dodgers protection with double performs within the first and fourth, then struck out Mauricio Dubon and pinch-hitter Darin Ruff with two on within the seventh.
Alex Vesia retired three batters and gave up Posey’s residence run within the eighth. Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth for his eleventh save.
Barnes homered off Jarlin Garcia within the fifth.
Matt Beaty and DJ Peters drove in runs within the seventh to make it 4-0.
Albert Pujols had an RBI single within the eighth and has had successful or an RBI in all six video games since making his Dodgers debut on Monday.
Buehler improved to 5-0 in eight profession appearances in opposition to the Giants. All 5 wins have come at Oracle Park.
The Giants optioned LHP Sam Selman to Triple-A Sacramento. OF Braden Bishop was designated for task.
Dodgers: RHP Tony Gonsolin will make a rehab begin with Triple-A Oklahoma Metropolis on Sunday. Gonsolin has not pitched within the majors this seasons resulting from proper shoulder irritation. … Cody Bellinger was rested in the future after starting a rehab task with Oklahoma Metropolis as he works his approach again from a fractured left fibula.
Dodgers LHP Julio Urias (6-1, 3.04 ERA) pitches Sunday and has by no means defeated the Giants in 9 earlier profession begins. San Francisco counters with RHP Anthony DeSclafani (4-1, 2.03). DeSclafani has every of his previous two begins.