Dodgers beat Padres in extras after power outage at Dodger Stadium
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner blooped an RBI double to drive in Matt Kemp from second base on the first pitch after a 20-minute power outage in the 12th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Manny Machado and Max Muncy each hit their 30th home run of the season for the Dodgers as they overcame another blown save from closer Kenley Jansen.
Robert Stock (0-1) walked Kemp in the bottom of the 12th. He advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Enrique Hernandez before the power went out. When it was restored, Turner delivered the game-winner.
Rookie Caleb Ferguson (4-2) earned the win two innings of scoreless relief.
Jansen surrendered the lead in for the third straight time since coming off the disabled list with an irregular heart when he allowed a solo home run to Austin Hedges in the ninth. In blowing three consecutive saves, Jansen has allowed four home runs.
Clayton Kershaw started and went eight strong innings for the Dodgers. He allowed seven hits and struck out nine with no walks.
San Diego picked up a solo home from outfielder Franmil Reyes, an RBI single from shortstop Freddy Galvis and an unearned run on Eric Hosmer‘s groundout, before Hedges delivered his 11th home of the season in the ninth.
The Padres lost their fourth straight.
Rookie Brett Kennedy went five innings for the Padres in his fourth career start. He allowed three runs on five hits and two walks, striking out five.
Machado hit a three-run homer in the first to give Kershaw the early lead. The shortstop entered the game hitless in his last nine at-bats and hitting .263 in his 33 games as a Dodger.
After Galvis’ single in the third put the Padres on the board, Muncy delivered his solo home run in the seventh against reliever Matt Strahm.
Reyes’ solo homer in the seventh and the unearned run in the eighth pulled the Padres within one.
Padres: LHP Eric Lauer (strained forearm) threw 61 pitches in a rehab start for Triple-A El Paso Friday and is moving closer to rejoining the team. Padres manager Andy Green said Lauer’s fastball got up to 95 mph. “And it had some jump on it,” Green said. “All the secondary (pitches) had sharpness. We’re moving closer to activating him.”
Dodgers: RHP Ross Stripling (back) threw to hitters Saturday and is expected to be activated on Tuesday. OF Joc Pederson was out of the lineup with a bruised and strained left knee after fouling off a pitch on Friday. He did pinch-hit in the ninth and manager Dave Roberts said he is scheduled to start Tuesday. … LHP Julio Urias, scheduled to be a Sept. 1 call-up, was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Class A Rancho Cucamonga. To make room for him, RHP Josh Fields (shoulder inflammation) was moved to the 60-day DL.
Padres: LHP Robbie Erlin (2-3, 3.46 ERA) is scheduled to make his fifth consecutive start after spending most of the season as a reliever. He was 1-1 with a 2.05 ERA as a reliever. In his last four starts, he’s gone 3-1 with a 3.43 ERA.
Dodgers: LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (3-1, 2.27) will make his third start since coming off the DL with a torn groin. In the 10 innings of his first two starts back, he has allowed three runs on seven hits in 10 innings, with 10 strikeouts and a walk.
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