Two go in. One comes out.
Corey Seager hit one into the pavilion to crack the seal on the scoring. 1-0
Justin Turner followed with a double high off the left field wall.
With one out, Adrian Gonzalez singled Turner home. 2-0
With bases-loaded and one out, Joc Pederson hit a two-run double to the CF wall. Score two more. 4-0
Rob Segedin hit a sac fly to score Grandal. 5-0
2nd inning Dodgers 5-0
Two scoreless for Urias
Chase Utley went down low and hit a solo homer into the Phillies bullpen. 6-0
3rd inning Dodgers 6-0
The first threat of the night. The Phillies had bases loaded with one out.
Urias got a tailor-made come backer. He just needed to toss it to Grandal, waiting at home plate. Instead, he threw it away, to the backstop.
Two runs scored, two runners remained, and it was still only one out. 6-2
Base hit. 6-3
In a few minutes, the Dodgers went from cruise control, and leading 6-0, to an active bullpen; in just the third inning.
Pitch count: 68
As bad as that first half of the inning was, the Phillies managed to suck more.
Yasmani Grandal got one run back with a solo homer. That was the second one hit into the RF bullpen. 7-3
5th inning Dodgers 7-3
Urias had a quick inning, but his pitch count was 88. The skipper won’t let him continue .
A second easy inning for the Phils.
6th inning Dodgers 7-3
J.P. Howell in.
1,2,3 inning. Very sleepy bats for three innings in a row.
7th inning Dodgers 7-3
Josh Fields in. Easy inning. Job done.
Wow! Corey Seager with his second homer of the night! 8-3
8th inning Dodgers 8-3
Pedro Baez in.
He gave up a solo home run, and the boo birds let Baez know how they felt. 8-4
Yasmani Grandal hit a double.
Joc Pederson followed with his second double of the night to score Grandal. 9-4
9th inning Dodgers 9-4
Josh Ravin in.
Job done, but he gave up a two out triple.
Dodgers win! 9-4
Big bats: This was the second night in a row the Dodgers hit three -or more – home runs. Pile four doubles on top of those.
For the Corey Seager Marching and Chowder Society: Multiple home runs. His 20th homer tonight gave him the LA Dodgers HR record for rookie shortstops. Number 21 was blue icing on the cake.
A good win tonight, and a great job of killing off any momentum the Phillies might have gained after Urias’ ill-timed error in the third. That error also took a toll on Urias’ ERA.
On the bright side for Julio, he did not give up any runs in the first or second innings as he almost always does. That’s something to build on.
The Giants won, but they played a marathon 14 innings, and possibly lost Buster Posey after he racked himself up with an ugly slide into third base. First place for the Dodgers will have to wait one more night.
Julio Urias (W 2-2) went 5 innings with 5 hits, 3 runs (1 earned), 2 walks, 2 K’s. ERA 4.66
Home Runs: Seager (2), Grandal, Utley
Doubles: Pederson (2), Grandal, Turner
Team with RISP: 3 for 6 Great job!