Mookie Betts caps 9th inning comeback with well-off single – Dodgers Digest

The Dodgers had been on the verge of getting an precise three-game shedding streak and really shedding a sequence, however as an alternative they rallied late and walked the Diamondbacks off in a shocking 3-2 victory that additionally gave them the sequence win.

Looked sluggish this sequence and nonetheless made it six sequence wins in a row.

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After retiring the primary six hitters of the sport, Julio Urias was greeted by a single to guide off the third. That would not have been an enormous downside in itself, however a routine grounder from the following batter noticed Gavin Lux throw the ball away making an attempt to get the lead runner as an alternative of simply settling for the out.

That made it runners at second and third with no person out, and whereas Urias rebounded with one other groundout that superior no person. he then issued a stroll to load the bases. A sacrifice fly adopted to plate the sport’s first run on what may simply have been the third out.

On the opposite finish was Zac Gallen, who’s having a breakout 12 months and has been particularly sizzling of late. He began the sport by retiring the primary 11 Dodgers in a row, however Will Smith blooped a ball to left that dropped in and resulted in a triple after Stone Garrett tried to make a diving catch however missed fully. The Dodgers took benefit of the possibility when Max Muncy adopted by ripping a double down the road in proper to tie issues up at 1-1.

Gallen settled in and obtained via eight by retiring the final 13 Dodger batters he confronted.

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After permitting the run within the third, Julio did not enable anything, however he did get some assist. After surrendering a lead-off double within the sixth, he obtained a lineout and was then relieved.

5.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 5 Okay, 89 Pitches

Evan Phillips entered to maintain the sport tied and did precisely that, putting out back-to-back hitters with that nasty slider.

The seventh belonged to Alex Vesia, and he actually did personal it, putting out the aspect on simply 11 pitches. Fresh off the IL, Brusdar Graterol took the ball within the eighth and continued the run of pen dominance, getting a two grounders and a strikeout for his personal 1-2-3 body.

Craig Kimbrel then obtained the 9th and continued his current run of struggling a bit. He had a questionable HBP charged towards him that was then (accurately) erased on a stolen base try, however that aid was quick lived as Christian Walker bombed a homer to lifeless middle for a 2-1 lead.

Kimbrel additionally gave up a stroll and a stolen base however obtained out of the body with out additional mess.

To shut issues out was outdated pal Reyes Morontahowever he ran issues to 3-2 towards Cody Bellinger, who promptly doubled off the highest of the wall in the suitable to begin issues off. After a groundout, Moronta fell behind Freddie Freeman within the depend 2-0 after which issued an intentional stroll, however Will Smith grounded deep into the shortstop gap for an infield single to load issues up.

That led to Joe Mantiply being summoned, and he obtained forward within the depend 1-2, however Max Muncy tapped one to 3rd and obtained an infield single out of it that tied the sport at 2-2.

After a strikeout, issues seemed like they could head into extras, however Mookie Betts got here off the bench and drilled a single to left for a walk-off win.

Hit it, Randy!

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104-46 on the 12 months.

TEAM CHASE GAMES
Astros MLB 5.5 Up
mets NL 9.5 Up
Clinched NL West It does not matter

With that marathon of a sequence over, the Dodgers will now welcome within the Cardinals at 4:10 PM HT/7:10 PM PT/10:10 PM ET with Albert Pujols chasing 700 on Apple TV+. Andrew Heaney will take the ball seeking to make his case for postseason enjoying time towards Jose Quintana.

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