They only got one against Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati Reds and it was all they needed.
A.J.. Pollock scored a threefold home run in the sixth inning, and the Dodgers built the league's record with a homer in their 32nd home game in a row during a 3-2 win on Wednesday.
Pollock opened a goalless game when he finished Gray (0-3) and gave the Dodgers all their runs for the fourth time in a row. The Dodgers do not attach much importance to their series, except for the nine best home wins they have won.
"It's certainly cool statistics," said Pollock. "Honestly, there is a lot of power in this team. These people are really trying to cause harm. They try to beat the blows and we like to beat it at home.
Los Angeles has played in every regular game of the season at Dodger Stadium since August 21
Despite a fourth solid start, Gray stayed in the Reds without a win, scoring only two, beating nine over six innings. After the Reds deliberately went with Cody Bellinger, Pollock pushed his low curveball into the left stands.
"The Dodgers, they have a great lineup," said Gray, happy with the location of his fateful pitch. They will put pressure on you. "
The defending champion of the national league is second this season with 38 homers in 20 games, hitting 27 of the top majors in their 13 home games, starting with one Record of eight homers on the opening day, where they stopped in September when they finished second in the majors behind the New York Yankees with 235 homers.
Walker Buehler (2-0) beat the Dodgers with three goals in the seventh inning "Eight out and allowed for an undivided run."
"He's like a 19459007 sports car," Dodgers Dave Roberts said of his valued right-hander, who has given away five earned runs in two of his first three starts this season Right He got it worked, and we needed it. "
The Dodgers made two mistakes and allowed a run in the ninth, but Kenley Jansen insisted his fifth save.
Yasiel Puig scored both runs from Cincinnati against his former team, but the Reds lost four straight. Cincinnati is 0-7 on the way.
Both teams finished the lively game with just three hits, but Los Angeles closed a home game with six games with a Cincinnati game from three games.
Buehler looked keen from the early start in the Chavez Ravine, beating 99 miles an hour with his fastball, while retiring 17 of the 18 fighters after a leadoff walk. For the first time in his second career, he even made a runner who cheered Jose Iglesias first, after the shortstop had given the Reds the only goal in the first six innings.
BELL RUNG (UP)
Cincinnati manager David Bell was knocked out in the fifth inning after having words from the dugout with record referee Nick Mahrley. Bell, who was thrown for the second time in his first season with the Reds, said he was kicked out for telling Mahrley to "watch out for the game."
"I did not say a word about the strike zone throughout the game," Bell said. "Some of our hitter were upset over a few phone calls. It had never gone beyond the line or anything, but as the referee continued looking into our dugout – which I understand why he did that because the guys – I just said, "I'll take care of that Game."
LITTLE RED MACHINE
The Reds went 3:30 and their average is the worst. 200. "We believe in our offense and we have confidence that this will happen very soon," said Bell.
Joey Votto jumped to Bellinger in a lazy area in the eighth inning. Incredibly, this is the first time that left left Votto has become the first baseman in his career of 1,592 games, which began in 2007.
Dodgers: Justin Turner has not started for the second straight game after hamstring on Monday. In the eighth round he hit like a punch. … Bellinger returned to the lineup after Tuesday. He was hit by a 96mph fastball on Monday.
Reds: Tanner Roark (0-0, 4:30 ERA) takes the ball on Thursday and opens a weekend series in San Diego. He still has six full innings for Cincinnati.
Dodgers: Julio Urias (0-1, 5.27 ERA) arrives at the hill in Milwaukee on Thursday night. Urias faced the Brewers last week in L.A. and took the loss while allowing five earned runs in five innings.
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