SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Nationwide League-main Dodgers misplaced their eleventh straight recreation for the longest skid because the membership moved to Los Angeles, ending their eight-6 defeat to the San Francisco Giants at 2:10 a.m. native time Tuesday morning after a pair of rain and lightning delays late Monday.
Hunter Pence hit a go-forward single within the sixth for San Francisco towards Pedro Baez (three-5).
Following a forty two-minute delay forward of first pitch, Curtis Granderson struck out towards Chris Stratton, then the sport instantly entered a good longer delay – this time for two hours, fifty two minutes, earlier than resuming at 10:50 p.m. native time.
The full delay time of three:34 was greater than the sport time of three:22.
Los Angeles, which has misplaced sixteen of 17 general, had its lead atop the NL over idle Washington trimmed to three half video games. The Dodgers journey to play the Nationals subsequent.
The skid topped a pair of 10-recreation dropping streaks in L.A. from 1961 and `ninety two. The 1944 Brooklyn staff misplaced sixteen straight video games. L.A. held a season-greatest 21-recreation division lead for 4 days and as just lately as Aug. 25, however that has dwindled to 9 video games over Arizona.
An announcement got here on the scoreboard throughout a fourth-inning pitching change: The ultimate BART trains would go away downtown places at 12:20 a.m. ”God Bless America” in the course of the seventh-inning stretch got here at 1:25 a.m.
And one devoted – or name it loopy – kayaker stayed out within the cove in his craft making an attempt to retrieve baseballs into the wee hours. A hardy group of loyal followers stayed till the ultimate out.
Ty Regulation (four-1) pitched the sixth inning for the win.
Yasiel Puig homered within the fifth and Los Angeles got here again from down four-zero however couldn’t maintain it.
Denard Span splashed a two-run homer into McCovey Cove within the backside of the primary inning towards Kenta Maeda. Span batted third for simply the fourth time in his profession and first this yr as supervisor Bruce Bochy shook up his lineup after San Francisco was outscored 21-2 the previous two video games on the White Sox. It was his fifth profession house run into McCovey Cove past the best-area wall.
Jarrett Parker homered main off the second for San Francisco.
As soon as the sport resumed, Ty Blach was on the mound and Stratton’s day was executed – the shortest begin of his profession.
Sam Dyson, San Francisco’s seventh reliever, pitched the ninth for his thirteenth save.
Proper-hander Ryan Vogelsong will retire as a Big on Sunday, when he’ll take the AT&T Park mound as soon as extra as San Francisco honors him.
The forty-yr-previous Vogelsong was drafted by the Giants within the fifth spherical of the 1998 novice draft and made his main league debut of their waterfront ballpark on Sept. 2, 2000, ending his 12-yr profession sixty one-seventy five with a four.eighty one ERA whereas pitching two stints every for San Francisco and Pittsburgh.
”He’s carried out some nice issues for us, for the Giants,” Bochy stated. ”We’re making an attempt to do one thing particular for him.”
Dodgers: With Hyun-Jin Ryu being skipped within the rotation in the course of the San Francisco collection for additional relaxation, he was set to throw a simulated recreation of 4 or 5 innings Tuesday.
Giants: 1B Brandon Belt is unlikely to play once more this season due to a concussion and continues to be unable to do baseball actions. ”I might be stunned at this level,” Bochy stated.
LHP Clayton Kershaw (sixteen-three, 2.15 ERA) makes his third begin for the Dodgers since coming off the disabled record with a decrease again pressure, having gone 20-9 with a 1.sixty two ERA in in 39 profession video games and 38 begins towards San Francisco. Kershaw lasted simply three 2/three innings in his final begin towards Colorado on Sept. 7. RHP Johnny Cueto (7-7, four.forty three) additionally makes his third begin since coming off the DL.
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