LOS ANGELES — — Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off nearer Kenley Jansen within the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied previous the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Wednesday night time.
Mike Yastrzemski homered early to assist the Giants regain a two-game lead within the NL West over the defending World Sequence champions. San Francisco has gained two of three in a four-game collection between the longtime rivals that wraps up Thursday night time.
The Giants had simply 4 hits earlier than Flores’ drive, which quieted the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium. Buster Posey delivered a pinch-hit single to begin the ninth, and Flores adopted with a two-run shot to left area that put San Francisco in entrance 3-2.
“Wilmer Flores is as clutch as anybody during the last two seasons,” Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler stated. “That was his MO in New York. He’s at all times been clutch and thrived within the greatest moments.”
It was the eleventh homer of the season for Flores. Jansen (1-3) fell to 21 for 25 in save alternatives.
“It’s only a dangerous one,” Jansen stated. “I don’t wish to overthink it. I work my butt off too laborious to let one second like this attempt to mess your season up. Ain’t no time to consider it. … I’ve bought to do higher. Get these final three outs.”
Rogers and Kapler shared an enthusiastic hug afterward.
“That was big to get proper again on the market and never need to attempt to overlook about it one other day,” Rogers stated. “Man, it’s simply so cool to see all the blokes within the clubhouse joyful for me, and I’m joyful for all them. Kapler displaying the belief in me was big for my confidence.”
Jose Alvarez (3-1) labored a scoreless inning for the win.
Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts was ejected within the ninth.
Los Angeles starter Julio Urías pitched a gem, permitting simply three hits in seven innings. He struck out 5 and walked one.
Urías gave up Yastrzemski’s house run however in any other case silenced the Giants. He was making an attempt to turn out to be the primary 13-game winner within the majors.
Yastrzemski hit his sixteenth house run within the first inning and second in two days.
Chris Taylor responded with a solo homer of his personal within the backside of the primary. Taylor is having a terrific July and has three house runs in his final two video games. He’s hit safely in 14 of the final 17 video games.
Webb allowed two runs and three hits in 5 innings.
Jansen was booed by Dodgers followers after blowing the lead. He has 333 saves with Los Angeles, the place he’s spent his whole profession.
“The followers actually have a proper to voice their frustrations, completely. I get that,” Roberts stated. “This man is born and raised as a Dodger. He cares in regards to the Dodgers fan base. He’s proven that on the sector, off the sector. Nobody hurts greater than he does, to be fairly trustworthy. … I’m disenchanted to listen to that, actually. He’s not going to say that, however I’m.”
HOME RUN CITY
The groups have mixed for 37 house runs in 9 video games at Dodger Stadium this season. They’ve hit 14 within the collection, tied for the second-most in a four-game set on this rivalry.
Dodgers: OF Mookie Betts (hip pointer) was not within the beginning lineup for the fourth consecutive recreation and will land on the injured record, Roberts stated. … Justin Turner (shoulder) was not within the beginning lineup after getting hit by a pitch from Alex Wood on Tuesday. Roberts stated the third baseman was going to get the night time off anyway. Turner pinch hit within the ninth.
Giants: RHP Anthony DeSclafani (10-4, 2.78 ERA) gave up 5 hits and three runs (all solo homers) in 5 innings throughout his final begin towards the Dodgers on June 28.
Dodgers: RHP Walker Buehler (10-1, 2.37) has been dominant towards the Giants this season, going 2-0 with a 0.92 ERA in three begins. He’s 6-0 with a 2.17 ERA in 10 profession video games versus San Francisco.