Dodgers continue hot August, extend winning streak to season-high 9 with win over Brewers

Dodgers second baseman Mookie Betts capped a five-run rally with an RBI single within the sixth inning. (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports activities)

The Los Angeles Dodgers appear poised to run away with the NL West, particularly in the event that they keep scorching via the remainder of August.

The Dodgers didn’t want the lengthy ball Tuesday of their 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. As an alternative, the Dodgers pelted the Brewers with a collection of singles in a five-run sixth inning that broke open what was a good ballgame at Dodger Stadium.

The win improved the Dodgers to 13-1 in August and prolonged their successful streak to a season-high 9 video games. It’s the membership’s longest successful streak since they gained 12 in a row final summer season. The Dodgers at the moment are a season-best 26 video games over .500, and so they maintain a nine-game lead over the San Francisco Giants within the NL West.

After taking a 1-1 tie into the sixth inning Tuesday, the Dodgers lastly took off on the plate. J.D. Martinez bought issues began with a deep double to left discipline, which scored Will Smith and superior Max Muncy to 3rd.

Kiké Hernández adopted with a two-RBI single to attain each Muncy and Martinez, which put the Dodgers up 4-1. Miguel Rojas and Mookie Betts every RBI singles within the inning, too. After 10 batters on the plate, the Dodgers had a five-run lead.

From there, they merely held on to take the win. The Brewers picked up their closing run within the seventh off a Carlos Santana solo dwelling run.

Rookie Bobby Miller bought the beginning for the Dodgers and allowed only one run and one hit in six innings on the mound in what was his first win since July 22. He had 4 strikeouts and a stroll.

The Brewers had gained 4 straight video games coming into Tuesday’s contest, together with a collection sweep of the Chicago White Sox. They lead the NL Central by 3.5 video games over the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds.

After this three-game collection with the Brewers, the Dodgers will host the Miami Marlins earlier than touring to Cleveland and Boston to shut out the month. Whereas it’s simply the midway level of August, the Dodgers are seemingly unstoppable. With the Giants having misplaced seven of their previous 10 video games and the remainder of the division struggling at or beneath .500, the NL West seems prefer it’s Dodgers’ to lose.

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