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Padres Beat Dodgers 5-3 for 1st Sweep of Rivals in 8 Seasons – NBC 7 San Diego

Trent Grisham drew a go-ahead, bases-loaded stroll with one out in the eighth and the San Diego Padres, who hit three solo homers off Trevor Bauer, beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Wednesday night time for their first three-game sweep of the NL West rivals in eight seasons.

The sport ended in entrance of a sellout crowd of 43,961 when pinch-hitter Albert Pujols lined out to 3rd baseman Manny Machado, who doubled Will Smith off second. That earned Mark Melancon his twenty third save, most in the majors.

San Diego is 7-3 this season in opposition to the Dodgers, together with successful 4 straight, and has gained two of the three collection in opposition to the eight-time defending division champions. The Dodgers swept the Padres in the NL Division Series in October en path to successful the World Series.

San Diego has gained seven straight video games total, together with a four-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds, after shedding 13 of their earlier 17 video games.

This was San Diego’s first sweep of the Dodgers since April 15-17, 2013, at Dodger Stadium. It was their first dwelling sweep of the Dodgers since Sept. 6-8, 2010.

With the rating tied at 3, Jake Cronenworth, who homered in the primary, began the successful rally with a leadoff double off Blake Treinen (1-3) that went off the glove of leaping proper fielder Matt Beaty. Manny Machado singled and Victor Gonzalez got here on and allowed Eric Hosmer’s sacrifice bunt. Wil Myers was deliberately walked to load the bases earlier than Gonzalez walked Grisham to carry in Cronenworth. Victor Caratini added a sacrifice fly.

Cronenworth and Machado linked back-to-back with two outs in the primary in opposition to Bauer, who gained the 2020 NL Cy Young Award whereas with Cincinnati. Caratini gave the Padres a 3-2 lead with a leadoff homer in the seventh.

The Dodgers tied it in the eighth when Max Muncy doubled and scored on Justin Turner’s opposite-field single to proper.

Bauer allowed thee runs and 5 hits in six-plus innings, struck out 10 and walked 4.

After permitting the consecutive homers in the primary, Bauer settled down and retired 9 of the subsequent 10 batters earlier than entering into and out of a jam in the fourth. After Bauer struck out Machado and Eric Hosmer, he walked Myers and allowed a ground-rule double to Grisham. Caratini was deliberately walked to get to starter Joe Musgrove, who struck out trying.

Musgrove retired 9 of the primary 10 Dodgers batters earlier than Los Angeles broke by means of in the fourth. Muncy hit a leadoff double, Cody Bellinger, activated earlier in the day, walked with one out and Smith hit an RBI single. First baseman Hosmer went for a reverse double play on Beaty’s grounder and compelled Smith at second however shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr.’s return throw skipped previous Musgrove for an error and Bellinger scored.

Musgrove, who threw the Padres’ first no-hitter on April 9, allowed two runs, one earned, on two hits in six innings. He struck out 5 and walked two.

Tim Hill (4-3) bought the win.

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Dodgers: Activated Bellinger from the 10-day injured record after he missed seven video games with tightness in his left hamstring. To make room, INF Andy Burns was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.


Dodgers: RHP Walker Buehler (7-0, 2.48 ERA) is scheduled to start out Thursday night time in the opener of a house four-game collection in opposition to the Chicago Cubs, who will counter with RHP Zach Davies (4-4, 4.66.

Padres: RHP Chris Paddack (4-5, 4.10) is scheduled to start out Friday night time in the opener of a three-game dwelling collection in opposition to the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, who will counter with RHP Corbin Martin (0-2, 8.62).

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