Outman homers in initially MLB at-bat, Dodgers top rated Rockies 7-3

DENVER (AP) — James Outman homered on the first swing of his initially massive-league at-bat and concluded with a few hits and 3 RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday and shut out July with 21 victories.

Freddie Freeman added a few hits and an RBI, passing teammate Trea Turner for the MLB guide in hits. Tony Gonsolin (12-1) bounced back from his very first reduction of the time as the Dodgers concluded the thirty day period 21-5, tying the franchise report for most wins in July. They scored 147 operates in the thirty day period.

Outman grew to become the eighth Dodgers participant in franchise history — the fourth due to the fact the transfer to Los Angeles — to homer in his very first occupation plate physical appearance, joining Jose Offerman (1990), Garey Ingram (1994) and Keibert Ruiz (2020). Outman had 21 homers in 90 video games concerning Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma this year right before becoming promoted Saturday.

The 25-yr-aged Outman, with a 1-1 depend, homered on a 95 mph fastball from German Marquez (6-9) to give the Dodgers a 2- lead just after Cody Bellinger singled to open the 3rd inning. The homer landed in the Dodgers’ bullpen, generating it easy to retrieve the memento.

Outman singled and scored in the seventh inning and drove in a run with a double to the wall in right-centre in the eighth, serving to thrust the Dodgers guide to 7-3. Outman was the Dodgers’ seventh-round select in the 2018 draft.

Gonsolin gave up three operates — all in the 3rd inning — and 5 hits when striking out 6 and going for walks a single. He has offered up at minimum 3 acquired operates in every of his previous 3 starts, immediately after providing up two or much less in his very first 15.

Brian Serven homered for Colorado to open the three-run third off Gonsolin, and the Rockies loaded the bases with out receiving the ball out of the infield on a strike batter, a walk, and dribbler on the chalk down the third-foundation line. Grichuk lined a two-run solitary to proper for a 3-2 direct.

Grichuk had his 3rd straight multi-strike activity and was 7 for 16 in the 4-match sequence.

Tale continues

The Dodgers scored two in the fourth inning for a 4-3 lead, having benefit of the Rockies’ sloppy defense. With a runner on 1st and a single out, 2nd baseman Brendan Rodgers bobbled a likely inning-ending double perform grounder before settling for an out at to start with. After a stroll put runners on to start with and 2nd, Bellinger doubled in one operate, and the next scored when Grichuk misplayed the ball in appropriate.


Freddie Freeman (128) and Trea Turner (127) are 1-2 in the key leagues in hits, Freeman overtaking his teammate with a 3-strike sport Sunday right after Turner prolonged his hitting streak to 18 with a very first-inning single. The two are making an attempt to become the sixth pair of teammates to end 1-2 in the league in hits in the are living ball period.

Turner led the NL in hits in 2020 and 2021 and would be the 2nd player in key league history to direct the league in a few straight seasons. Ichiro led the majors in five straight seasons with Seattle, 2006-2010.

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Rodgers extended his home hitting streak to 12 game titles Sunday and was 9 for 16 in the 4-recreation collection in opposition to the Dodgers. Amid main league second basemen, Rodgers ranked in the prime two in four offensive classes — 100 hits (initial), 23 doubles (tied for to start with), 154 total bases (second) and 49 RBIs (tied for next).


RHP Chris Martin joined the Dodgers on Sunday, a working day right after staying obtained from the Chicago Cubs for OF Zach McKinstry. Manager Dave Roberts outlined Martin’s roles as “reliever.”

“Wherever we see in good shape to just take down some outs, that’s when he is going to pitch,” Roberts claimed.

Martin was 1- with a 4.31 in 31 1/3 innings with the Cubs this season, with 40 strikeouts and four walks. The Dodgers optioned RHP Jake Reed to Triple-A Albuquerque to make place on the roster.


Dodgers: 3B Justin Turner (belly pressure) missed his fourth straight match Sunday. A the latest MRI was unfavorable, but “there is still some feeling,” Roberts reported. “We don’t need to force him.” Turner is to participate in catch and run Monday, and the earliest he could be back again in the lineup is Thursday versus San Francisco, Roberts said. … IF/OF Chris Taylor (foot) is to start a rehab assignment Monday. “I seriously just cannot see it becoming considerably less than seven game titles,” Roberts mentioned. Taylor has not performed considering that July 4. … RHP Blake Treinen (shoulder) is scheduled to throw a simulated recreation Wednesday in San Francisco. He has created 3 appearances this time, the previous April 14.

Rockies: LF Kris Bryant (remaining foot soreness) was eradicated in the top rated of the sixth inning. Right after scoring on a solitary in the 3rd inning, Bryant ran into the clubhouse just before returning to the discipline, only to be eradicated 3 innings later. … 1B C.J. Cron experienced a day off. Cron, who was hit by a pitch in the left wrist July 8 in Arizona, is 3 for 36 with a single homer and two RBIs considering that the All-Star crack.

UP Upcoming

Dodgers: LHP Andrew Heaney (1-, .47 Period) is to oppose RHP Logan Webb (9-4, 2.91) in the opener of a four-match sequence in San Francisco. Heaney struck out four in four scoreless innings of a no-decision towards Washington in his first visual appearance given that being activated from the injured checklist on Wednesday. The Dodgers are 6- at residence and -3 on the road from the Giants this season.

Rockies: RHP Antonio Senzatela (3-5. 4.90) is to oppose RHP Mike Clevinger (2-3, 3.38) in the initially match of a four-game series in San Diego. Senzatela is -3 with a 6.57 Period in 5 highway begins this season, and the Rockies have dropped all five. The Rockies are 8-3 from the Padres this period.


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