Austin Barnes hit a house run within the eighth inning to interrupt a scoreless tie and the Los Angeles Dodgers posted a 1-0 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday to increase their profitable streak to a season-best 11 video games.
Barnes had two of the Dodgers‘ 4 hits, with considered one of them his first dwelling run of the season. Barnes, a gradual defensive backup catcher, entered the sport with a .123 batting common and a .345 on-base-plus-slugging proportion. It was additionally his first multi-hit sport of the season.
After seven scoreless innings from Lance Lynn, Dodgers left-hander Caleb Ferguson (7-3) pitched a scoreless eighth inning. Evan Phillips pitched the ninth inning to earn his 18th save.
Brewers starter Corbin Burnes gave up two hits over seven scoreless innings whereas strolling two and placing out 9. Nearly as good because the outing was, it couldn’t stop Milwaukee from getting swept within the three-game sequence.
Tyrone Taylor had two of the 5 hits produced by the Brewers, who noticed their Nationwide League Central lead fall to 2 video games over each the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds.
Lynn allowed 4 hits and one stroll whereas fanning three. It was his fourth consecutive profitable begin since becoming a member of the Dodgers on the commerce deadline, delivering a 1.44 ERA in 25 innings together with his new membership. He had a 6.47 ERA in 21 begins with the Chicago White Sox earlier than he was dealt.
The Brewers practically broke via within the sixth inning in opposition to Lynn, placing runners on the corners with no outs after singles from Taylor and Christian Yelich. Nonetheless, Taylor was minimize down making an attempt to attain on a comebacker by William Contreras, and Lynn retired Carlos Santana on a lineout and Sal Frelick on a popup to finish the menace.
Mookie Betts led off the underside of the primary inning with a single for the Dodgers, however Los Angeles subsequently acquired only a Barnes single within the third inning till the catcher hit his go-ahead dwelling run within the eighth in opposition to Brewers right-hander Joel Payamps (4-3).
—Subject Degree Media