SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Trea Turner and Corey Seager homerated, Julio Urías won his seventh in a row decision, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved to a tie for first place with San Francisco on top of the NL West Division with a 6-1 victory over the Giants on Saturday night.
A day after his throwing error from the second allowed the winning race to score in Friday’s 3-2, 11-inning loss to San Francisco, Turner paid tribute to leaders from the match to set the tone for the Dodgers’ fourth win in five competitions.
Buster Posey was 3 on 4 with an RBI double for San Francisco, losing for the fifth time in seven games.
The Dodgers have won 21 of their last 26 games.
Turner’s 21st home run cleared the fence in midfield and avoided the glove of a leaping Austin Slater. The Homer extended Turner’s streak to 11 games,
Urías (16-3) extended his lead as the winning pitcher in the majors with another solid outing. The left-hander struck out eight, went nowhere and gave up a run of eight hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Jay Jackson (2-1) started and took the loss. He gave up three runs in a third of an inning in a bullpen game where the Giants used eight pitchers.
Jackson left a 1-0 match with two runners aboard consecutive one-out walks for Mookie Betts and Justin Turner. Both scored Jarlin García.
After both runners advanced on a double-steal, Corey Seager’s victim fly scored Betts, and Turner scored on a double by AJ Pollack.
Turner also scored on a bar at the top of the sixth and extended the Dodgers’ lead to 4-1. Turner reached on a one-out single and went to second on shortstop Mauricio Dubón’s throwing error. Turner took third place on reliever Quintana’s wild pitch and scored when third-base referee Adam Hamari called a beam on his left hand.
San Francisco’s only run came on a double by Posey at the bottom of the first inning.
Seager homed leading from the ninth to start a two-run inning.
Giants right-footed LaMonte Wade Jr. Justin Turner deprived of extra bases with great running over the shoulder to finish top of the eighth.
The announced crowd of 41,146 was San Francisco’s first sale since 2019.
Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw (inflamed pitching elbow) will start a rehab with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday, manager Dave Roberts said. He is expected to play three innings. H RHP Max Scherzer, who experienced tightness in right hamstring during his last start Wednesday against Atlanta, felt good after throwing a bullpen session on Saturday and is expected to make his next scheduled start Monday in St. Louis. Louis, said Roberts. … LHP David Price, scratched from Friday’s start with an unspecified arm injury, felt better after playing catch Saturday and remains on the active list, Roberts said. … OF AJ Pollock left the match with a right hoarding load after being caught trying to steal the third to finish the top of the first.
Giants: OF Alex Dickerson (right hoarding tribe) was placed on the list of wounded. … OF / INF Mauricio Dubón was activated and in the shortstop lineup one day was selected for Triple-A Sacramento. … LHP Alex Wood, on the list of wounded with COVID-19, is still experiencing fever and chills. His vaccination status has not yet been revealed. “I did not think it was appropriate” to ask, manager Gabe Kapler said. “Today he’s sick, so I just left him alone.” … INF Donovan Solano (COVID-19) is expected to fly back from New York on Sunday, but is not expected to be activated immediately, Kapler said.
Los Angeles right-handed Walker Buehler (13-2., 2.05 ERA) is 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA in five starts against the Giants this year. He is undefeated in 12 career games (10 starts) against San Francisco (7-0, 1.83). The Giants have not named a starter for Sunday.