A.J. Pollock drove in eight runs and Matt Beatty drove in seven, with each avid gamers hitting early great slams in a startling energy demonstrate that despatched the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 16-4 on Sunday.
Pollock homered twice and doubled while Beaty went 4 of 6 and scored thrice. heir slams came against Alec Bettinger, who gave up 11 runs in his broad league debut after by no procedure pitching above Double-A.
This became as soon as the main time in franchise ancient previous that the Dodgers had two avid gamers and not utilizing a no longer up to seven RBIs within the same recreation. The closing time it took put of living for any MLB crew became as soon as on Aug. 22, 2007, when Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ramon Vazquez every had seven RBIs for the Texas Rangers in a 30-3 blowout of the Baltimore Orioles.
The closing time two Dodgers hit great slams within the same recreation came when Adrian Beltre and Shawn Inexperienced did it in a 12-3 victory over the Florida Marlins on Might maybe well unprejudiced 21, 2000.
Pollock’s eight RBIs matched the highest single-recreation complete by any participant within the ancient previous of American Family Topic, which opened in April 2001 as Miller Park. He shares the epic with Josh Willingham (2009) and Yasmani Grandal (2015). All three did it as visiting avid gamers.
Chris Taylor scored 5 runs, going 3 for 3 for the Dodgers.
Jacob Nottingham hit two homers for the Brewers, who reacquired him from Seattle earlier within the day. The Mariners had claimed Nottingham off waivers from the Brewers closing week.
Julio Urias (4-0), who allowed one slump and four hits in seven innings. He struck out 10 and walked none.
The Brewers were searching for to sweep a four-recreation series from the Dodgers for handiest the 2nd time. Milwaukee recorded a four-recreation sweep at Dodger Stadium in Might maybe well unprejudiced 2012.
Nevertheless in a matchup featuring two decimated rosters – these two groups enjoy a mixed 27 avid gamers on the injured checklist – the Brewers ran out of healthy confirmed pitchers.
Pollock hit a slam within the main inning, a 3-slump homer off Jordan Zimmermann within the sixth and an RBI double within the eighth. Beaty had an RBI infield hit within the main, a slam within the 2nd and a two-slump single within the fourth.
Bettinger (0-1) allowed 11 runs on 11 hits and two walks in four innings. He hit a batter and struck out none — he did, nonetheless, retire Dodgers broad name Mookie Betts in all three at-bats.
The 25-365 days-veteran righty nearly escaped with a scoreless first. Nevertheless with two on and two outs, he hit Taylor with a pitch to load the bases and Beatty followed with an infield hit that scored a slump and Pollock’s great slam over the guts-enviornment wall put the Dodgers forward 5-0.
Bettinger again and two on and two outs within the 2nd when Taylor reached on an infield hit and Beaty produced the Dodgers’ 2nd great slam by sending a power over the outstretched arm of a leaping Avisaíl García in apt enviornment.
Dodgers: RHP Dustin Might maybe well unprejudiced went on the 10-day injured checklist with an injured apt arm and may per chance maybe endure an MRI on Monday. Might maybe well unprejudiced threw factual 27 pitches Saturday earlier than leaving in glaring discomfort within the 2nd inning.
Brewers: OF Christian Yelich and OF Lorenzo Cain are anticipated to approach abet to action for the length of the Brewers’ upcoming series in Philadelphia. President of baseball operations David Stearns acknowledged it’s that that that probabilities are you’ll maybe maybe also accept as true with they may per chance maybe be ready Monday. Yelich hasn’t played since April 11 because of a lower abet stress. Cain is recovering from a left quad stress and closing played on April 13.
Dodgers: At Chicago on Monday to commence a 3-recreation series with the Cubs. Walker Buehler (1-0, 3.16 ERA) will pitch for the Dodgers. Kyle Hendricks (1-3, 7.54) begins for the Cubs.
Brewers: At Philadelphia on Monday to commence a four-recreation series that opens a seven-recreation day out. Scheduled starters are Adrian Houser (2-2, 3.65) for the Brewers and Vince Velasquez (0-0, 6.57) for the Phillies.