ANDmound ficacy and enough batting they put the Los Angeles Dodgers back on the winning track.
The Mexican Julio Urías worked seven blank entries and achieved his 17th victory that makes him a leader in the Major Leagues; Max Muncy hit a two-run homer and the Dodgers snapped their two-game losing streak after shutting out 3-0 on Friday. to the San Diego Padres.
“It was very important to get ahead in this series,” declared Urías. “On a personal level, great to get those victories.”
Urías (17-3) has conceded three hits and one walk, accumulates seven strikeouts and unbeaten in his last 13 starts in which he is 8-0. The southpaw hasn’t lost since June 21 in San Diego.
“He’s a front-row starter and when he gets on the mound we hope to win,” manager Dave Roberts said. “Working a long way tonight shows his development and maturity.”
Parents shortstop Jake Cronenworth was hit with a left hand pitch in the third inning and then left the game. Pilot Jayce Tingler said that Cronenworth suffered a small fracture to his left ring finger and will be re-evaluated in the next few days.
Kenley Janseon worked the ninth inning and scored his 31st save.
The Dodgers were two and a half games behind San Francisco, Leaders of the West Division of the National League, and improved their home record to 47-23, the best in the majors, after their 15th shutout.