LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tied in additional innings at house, the Los Angeles Dodgers at all times be expecting to win.
“Who it’ll be is at all times a query,” supervisor Dave Roberts mentioned.
It was once Max Muncy’s flip.
Pissed off after hanging out in his first two at-bats, Muncy homered within the backside of the 10th to raise the Dodgers over the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Wednesday evening for his or her 50th house victory of the season.
It was once the Dodgers’ 11th walk-off win this 12 months. Muncy has homered in a career-high 5 instantly video games.
“Were given just a little little bit of a rhythm going,” he mentioned, having drawn walks in two different plate appearances. “The largest signal is that if I am getting walks. That implies I am not chasing.”
Muncy despatched his 33rd homer to middle box off Tim Mayza (1-Three) with one out. The slugger picked up the Dodgers after nearer Kenley Jansen gave up a tying homer to Rowdy Tellez with one out within the 9th. Fanatics booed Jansen after he were given two extra outs to finish the inning.
“I used to be looking that pitch,” Tellez mentioned of Jansen’s cutter. “I sought after to get the pitch prior to it were given to me. At this stage, with how excellent those guys are, you have to pick out one spot, one pitch and more or less throw up prayers hoping that he throws it there.”
Will Smith additionally went deep and Walker Buehler threw seven shutout innings for the foremost league-leading Dodgers, who’ve baseball’s highest house file as neatly at 50-16.
Buehler allowed 5 hits, struck out 8 and walked none. Pedro Baez (7-2) were given the win with one inning of aid.
The Dodgers struggled to eke out some offense one evening after pounding out 15 hits in a 16-Three victory highlighted via 5 house runs.
Joe Kelly retired the facet within the 8th towards a trio of second-generation main leaguers: pinch-hitter Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette and Cavan Biggio.
That arrange Jansen, who could not get the activity accomplished.
Nonetheless, Roberts continues to again Jansen, who has 26 saves however none since Aug. 6.
“I do know Kenley feels dangerous,” Roberts mentioned. “If a save scenario arises, he’s going to be again available in the market. At the moment, Kenley is our nearer. I nonetheless assume Kenley is monitoring in a good path irrespective of the result.”
Jansen did not seem within the clubhouse prior to it was once closed to media.
Smith slugged his 12th homer at the first pitch from Zack Godley within the fourth. It was once Smith’s 6th homer in 8 video games.
“It is the first pitch of an day out and man ambushes you and takes you deep,” Godley mentioned. “You’ll’t even assist however tip your cap and transfer directly to the following man.”
Chris Taylor adopted with a triple, however he were given thrown out on the plate after outfielders Randal Grichuk and Teoscar Hernandez collided looking to box the ball.
It was once a bullpen recreation for Toronto, which used six pitchers and misplaced its fourth in a row. Wilmer Font began and went two innings prior to Friend Boshers lasted 1 0.33 innings.
Dodgers: RHP Ross Stripling (proper biceps tendinitis) tossed his complete combine in a 25-pitch bullpen with out soreness. He will throw any other ‘pen in a couple of days and face hitters subsequent week. … RHP Dylan Floro went at the IL with a left intercostal pressure an afternoon after being recalled from the minors.
Guerrero was once out of Toronto’s beginning lineup however entered as a pinch-hitter within the 9th. Blue Jays supervisor Charlie Montoyo mentioned he did not need to play the rookie infielder on back-to-back days so quickly after Guerrero sat out with left knee irritation.
FOLEY GOES DOWN
RHP Sean Reid-Foley was once optioned to Triple-A Buffalo to paintings on his command once you have tagged with the loss in Toronto’s 16-Three defeat Tuesday. He lasted simply 1 2/Three innings. Reid-Foley has issued 21 walks in 31 2/Three innings this season. LHP Thomas Pannone was once optioned to Triple-A on Monday, leaving the Blue Jays with simply two starters on their 25-man roster.
Blue Jays: RHP Jacob Waguespack (Four-1, Four.20 ERA) begins the collection finale Thursday. He is allowed six earned runs over 21 innings in his remaining 4 outings.
Dodgers: Kenta Maeda (Eight-Eight, Four.18) yielded 3 runs within the first 1 2/Three innings of his remaining get started at Atlanta and struck out seven in a row at one level however did not get out of the 5th.
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