It was the first game of the season for both teams, and it was a pitcher’s duel. The Dodgers’ Yu Darvish faced off against San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in a matchup between two former Cy Young Award winners.
The giants dodgers game last night is a baseball game that took place on the 22nd of April, 2018. The Giants beat the Dodgers 5-0.
(AP) SAN FRANCISCO — The major-league-leading San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 on Thursday in the last game of a three-game series after Brandon Crawford doubled home two runs in his first at-bat after returning from a left oblique strain.
In the top of the second inning at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, Donovan Solano #7 of the San Francisco Giants completes the double-play by throwing over the top of AJ Pollock #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images/Thearon W. Henderson)
San Francisco stretched its NL West lead over Los Angeles to three games with RBIs from Wilmer Flores, Austin Slater, and LaMonte Wade Jr. For the third time this season, the Dodgers were shut out.
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Johnny Cueto (7-4) was victorious for the first time since June 25. Over 5 2/3 innings, he struck out five batters while walking two and allowing four hits.
Jarlin Garcia, Dominic Leone, Tyler Rogers, and Jake McGee combined for three-thirds of an inning of perfect pitching and six strikeouts to complete the Giants’ 12th shutout.
In 4 1/3 innings, San Francisco pounced on David Price, scoring four runs (three earned). He’s 0-3 versus the Giants in his career.
Crawford’s first-inning double to left drove home the Giants’ first run since he was placed on the 10-day disabled list for nine games. Flores drove in a run with an RBI double in the second, and Slater drove in a run with a single in the fourth.
When the Dodgers loaded the bases with two outs in the sixth inning, they were down 4-0, but southpaw Garca struck out Cody Bellinger on three pitches to finish the inning.
Wade added an extra run for the Giants in the eighth inning with an RBI double, his first career hit against a left-handed pitcher. He had previously gone 31 games without a hit.
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ROOM FOR TRAINEES
SS, Los Angeles Dodgers Corey Seager has been sidelined with a broken right hand since May 15 and is scheduled to return this weekend. “I think he’ll be activated this weekend,” manager Dave Roberts said. “What day depends on the training staff.” … Mookie Betts (right hip irritation) is expected to return off the disabled list on Sunday, according to Roberts.
C for the Giants Buster Posey went out of the game when a foul ball bounced off his mask on Wednesday night, but manager Gabe Kapler claimed he didn’t have a concussion and might even pinch-hit. … Crawford was activated from the 10-day injured list earlier in the day on Thursday. … Aaron Sanchez was activated off the 60-day IL with right bicep tightness. San Francisco designated OF Mike Tauchman for assignment and optioned RHP John Brebbia to Triple-A Sacramento to create space on the roster.
RHP for the Dodgers On Friday night, Tony Gonsolin (2-1, 2.38 ERA) takes the mound in the first game of a three-game series in Arizona. This season, the Dodgers are 9-1 versus the Diamondbacks.
RHP for the Giants In the opening game of a three-game home series against Houston, Kevin Gausman (9-4, 2.21) seeks for his first victory since July 11.
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The sf giants game yesterday highlights is a video of the San Francisco Giants’ 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The video includes a two-run double by Crawford that gives the Giants a 3-1 lead in the top of the sixth inning.
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