Julio Urías shone during a seven-inning job, with a one-hitter and 11 strikeouts, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Mariners 1-0 on Tuesday night. from Seattle.
The meeting between two teams that march as divisional leaders at the start of the season it turned out to be a great pitching duel.
The Mexican Urías had the most strikeouts in his career and beat Marco Gonzales (1-2). Corey Seager produced the only run with a two-out single in the third inning, opened by AJ Pollock with a double.
Those were Los Angeles’ only hits in the game.
Chris Taylor was retired at the plate as he was about to extend the Dodgers’ lead. in the ninth chapter. He tried to score on a Justin Turner grounder and it was an easy out on a throw from third baseman Kyle Seager.
Urías (3-0) did an outstanding job. He found the corners with a 95 mph fastball that confused the Seattle hitters. The Mariners’ only hit was an infield single by Mitch Haniger with two outs in the third act.
It seemed that the Culiacán southpaw would cover one more inning, as he made only 88 pitches, of which 68 were strikes. However, manager Daver Roberts turned to fellow Mexican Victor Gonzalez in the eighth episode.
Kenley Jansen flawlessly solved the ninth inning to reach four saves and complete the work of a hit.