Will Smith's Pinch-Hit, Walk-Off 3-run Homer Completes Dodgers Comeback Over Giants 8-6

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Pinch-hitter Will Smith connected for a three-run homer successful the bottommost of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from 5 runs down to decision the San Francisco Giants 8-6 connected Tuesday nighttime successful the 2nd crippled of a pivotal bid betwixt NL West rivals.

Chris Taylor and Matt Beaty drew walks from Tyler Rogers (1-1) earlier Smith deed an 0-1 slider into the stands successful left-center for the 3rd walk-off homer of his career. Los Angeles evened the four-game acceptable astatine 1 apiece and moved wrong 1 crippled of the first-place Giants.

In a crippled that featured 7 location runs, Los Angeles trailed 6-1 successful the 5th earlier coming back. Taylor powered the rally with the 3rd multi-homer crippled of his career. He deed a solo changeable disconnected Alex Wood successful the 5th and a two-run thrust against John Brebbia during a three-run sixth.

Alex Dickerson and Mike Yastrzemski each deed a two-run homer for San Francisco. LaMonte Wade Jr. and Thairo Estrada added solo shots for the Giants, who pb the majors successful location runs (142) and percent of runs scored via the agelong shot (52.9%).

Jimmie Sherfy (2-0) got the win.


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The Dodgers grabbed a 1-0 pb successful the archetypal connected an RBI azygous up the mediate by Max Muncy with the infield drawn in.

The Giants rapidly responded successful the second. After Wilmer Flores started the inning with a treble disconnected the center-field wall, Dickerson lofted a changeup from Darien Núñez into the right-field seats for a 2-1 lead.

San Francisco's different 3 homers came disconnected Josiah Gray, who was making his large league debut. Wade, the 2nd batter Gray faced, greeted him with a solo thrust to close successful the 3rd inning connected the eighth transportation of his large league career.

Estrada — taking the spot of injured All-Star shortstop Brandon Crawford — led disconnected the 5th with a homer to halfway connected the archetypal pitch. Yastrzemski past extended the Giants' pb to 6-1 with a two-run thrust to right.


Wood allowed 3 runs and six hits successful 5 innings, and was a spot erratic with 3 deed batters. Justin Turner (bruised near knee) and Muncy (bruised close shoulder) were 2 of them, and some ended up leaving the game.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts decided to usage Núñez arsenic an opener earlier going to Gray. Núñez allowed 2 runs and 2 hits successful 2 innings. Gray struck retired 7 successful 4 innings but was charged with 4 runs and 4 hits.


Dodgers close fielder Zach McKinstry made a diving drawback successful the 2nd to rob Donovan Solano of a hit.


Giants: 2B Tommy La Stella (left hamstring strain, close thumb) volition resume a rehab duty astatine Triple-A Sacramento connected Thursday. ... RHP Aaron Sanchez (right biceps tightness) threw a bullpen earlier the game.

Dodgers: CF Mookie Betts did not commencement for the 3rd consecutive crippled owed to a hep pointer. ... Roberts said SS Corey Seager (broken near hand) felt bully aft taking batting signifier Monday, but an activation day remains to beryllium determined.


Dodgers LHP Julio Urías (12-3, 3.78 ERA), tied for the large league pb successful wins, is 1-3 successful 11 vocation starts against the Giants. San Francisco RHP Logan Webb (4-3, 3.54) is 3-0 successful his past 5 starts.

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