Dodgers club 5 home runs in rout of Blue Jays

  • Dodger starting bottle Clayton Kershaw # 22 throughout their game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Picture by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Dodger starting bottle Clayton Kershaw # 22 throughout their video game against heaven Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

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  • Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. grimaces after fouling a ball off his foot throughout the very first inning of the group’s baseball video game versus the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • Dodger starting bottle Clayton Kershaw # 22 during their video game against heaven Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Blue Jays’ Teoscar Hernandez # 37 throws sunflower at Bo Bichette # 11 after Bichette hit an initial inning homer throughout their game against the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Dodger starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw # 22 throughout their video game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Dodger beginning pitcher Clayton Kershaw # 22 during their game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Dodger beginning bottle Clayton Kershaw # 22 throughout their video game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Picture by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Enrique Hernandez # 14 throws to first base for a dual play as heaven Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero # 27 slides into second in the top of the initial inning throughout their game at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Enrique Hernandez, top, completes a double play over Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. on a ground round from Randal Grichuk during the initial inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • Blue Jays beginning bottle Pal Boshers # 67 throughout their video game versus the Dodgers at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Picture by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Enrique Hernandez # 14 throws to initial base for a double play as the Blue Jays’ Teoscar Hernandez # 37 slides into keystone in the top of the 2nd inning throughout their video game at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor # 3 is tagged out by the Blue Jays’ Justin Smoak # 14 in all-time low of the second inning throughout their game at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Picture by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw # 22 strolls around the mound as heaven Jays’ Derek Fisher # 20 rounds the bases after striking a residence run in the top of the 3rd inning throughout their video game at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – – AUGUST 20: A.J. Pollock # 11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a solo house run in the 3rd inning of the MLB video game versus the Toronto Blue Jays at Dodger Arena on August 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Image by Victor Decolongon/Getty Pictures).

  • The Dodgers’ A.J. Pollock # 11 hits a home run in all-time low of the 3rd inning during their video game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ A.J. Pollock # 11 go to residence after striking a residence run in the base of the 3rd inning throughout their video game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ A.J. Pollock # 11 is congratulated by manager Dave Roberts after striking a residence run in the bottom of the third inning during their game versus heaven Jays at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Will Smith sees his two-run residence run against the Toronto Blue Jays throughout the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • The Dodgers’ Will Smith # 16 strikes a crowning achievement in the base of the third inning throughout their video game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Will Certainly Smith # 16 hits a house run in the base of the 3rd inning throughout their game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Will Certainly Smith # 16 strikes a crowning achievement in all-time low of the third inning during their game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Will Smith, back, rounds the bases around Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Sean Reid-Foley, center, after Smith’s two-run crowning achievement during the 3rd inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • The Dodgers’ Will Smith, right, is praised by teammate Max Muncy after Smith hit a house run in all-time low of the 3rd inning of Tuesday’s video game versus the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium. Muncy added a crowning achievement of his own a couple of innings later on as the Dodgers had 10 extra-base hits in their 16-3 success. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager adheres to through on a two-run double versus the Toronto Blue Jays during the 3rd inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor # 3 scores on a Corey Seager # 5 dual in all-time low of the third inning during their game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Toronto Blue Jays reliever Sean Reid-Foley, center, is drawn from the baseball video game by supervisor Charlie Montoyo (25) throughout the 3rd inning versus the Los Angeles Dodgers on pTuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • The Dodgers ??? Joc Pederson # 31 catches a fly round hit by the Blue Jays’ Teoscar Hernandez # 37 in the top of the 4th inning throughout their game at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger sees his three-run dual against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 4th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger # 35 is marked out at third by the Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero # 27 in the base of the fourth inning throughout their game at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger # 35 is identified out at third by the Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero # 27 in the base of the 4th inning throughout their video game at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – – AUGUST 20: Pitcher Clayton Kershaw # 22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning of the MLB video game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium on August 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Image by Victor Decolongon/Getty Pictures).

  • Toronto Blue Jays’ Bo Bichette hits a solo residence run against the Los Angeles Dodgers throughout the sixth inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • The Dodgers’ Joc Pederson # 31 is congratulated by Enrique Hernandez # 14 after Pederson struck a 3 run homer in the base of the 8th inning during their game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Joc Pederson # 31 rounds the bases on a 3 run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning during their game against the Blue Jays at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • The Dodgers’ Joc Pederson # 31 is congratulated by colleagues after Pederson hit a 3 run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning throughout their video game versus heaven Jays at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Picture by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Beaty (45 ), A.J. Pollock (11) and Joc Pederson (31) celebrate after a 16-3 sway the Toronto Blue Jays during a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • Los Angeles Laker Anthony Davis tosses out the initial pitch prior to the Dodgers vs. Blue Jays game at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Laker Anthony Davis throws away the initial pitch before the Dodgers vs. Blue Jays video game at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Image by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Laker Anthony Davis responds after throwing away the initial pitch before the Dodgers vs. Blue Jays video game at Dodger Arena Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).

  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis gestures after tossing the ceremonial initial pitch prior to a baseball video game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis throws the ritualistic initial pitch before a baseball video game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis smiles prior to tossing the ritualistic first pitch before a baseball video game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and also the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez).

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LOS ANGELES– The Toronto Blue Jays are paying their 3rd visit ever before to Dodger Stadium this week. They brought their deep blue road jackets with gray trousers and also unblemished white piping. They brought Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and also Bo Bichette, and also Cavan Biggio– three newbies whose fame is just starting to compete with that of their popular dads.

They likewise brought Friend Boshers, a 31-year-old journeyman alleviation pitcher, charged with tossing the first inning Tuesday. They brought 3 starting placement gamers with below -.230 batting averages, amongst other pointers of why they brought a 52-75 record into the series.

Make that 52-76. The Dodgers clobbered their seldom interleague opponents 16-3 before an introduced group of 52,030.

10 of the Dodgers’ 15 hits opted for additional bases. Five cleared the fences. By the time Joc Pederson crushed a three-run home run in the 8th inning, the Blue Jays had a setting gamer, Richard Ureña, on the mound. Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts called that “a good indication, especially when you’ve got these people for 2 even more games.”

Rookie right-hander Sean Reid-Foley was arranged to pitch deep right into the game in relief of Boshers. Rather, he retired just 5 batters and enabled five runs, including residence runs by Will Smith as well as A.J. Pollock.

Smith’s 11th crowning achievement of the season– in simply his 27th major organization video game– took a trip an approximated 434 feet. Pollock also homered in the 3rd inning, when the Dodgers scored five runs with two bent on take a 5-2 lead.

The Dodgers scored thrice a lot more in the fourth inning, thanks to a two-out, bases-loaded dual by Cody Bellinger. At 24 years old, Bellinger came to be the youngest Dodgers gamer ever to hit 40 residence runs, drive in 100 runs and also have his pants go down below his waist while gliding right into third base.

” That was amusing,” Bellinger claimed. “The belt really did not even break. My trousers just fell. I have no idea exactly how. They simply fell down.”

The Dodgers (83-44) clubbed 2 more homers in the 6th inning against right-hander Justin Shafer. Max Muncy hit his 32nd of the season, 3 timid of his career-high overall from a year earlier. Chris Taylor hit his nine, his initial because June 23.

Taylor do with 3 hits and also 4 RBIs in his first game given that July 14, when he fractured his lower arm. Corey Seager went 3 for 4 with two increases and also two RBIs. The Dodgers’ 13-run margin of triumph fell one brief of their season-high.

It additionally allowed Manager Dave Roberts to rest Bellinger, Muncy as well as Seager in the late innings. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw (13-2) had just 89 pitches on his journal when he completed the 6th inning, but he was given the remainder of the evening off too. Caleb Ferguson, Dylan Floro as well as Yimi Garcia each threw a scoreless inning of relief.

Kershaw had an easy course to his 166th career triumph, passing Sandy Koufax for sole possession of 5th put on the franchise’s all-time listing. The left-hander enabled three runs in six innings– all on 3 solo home runs.

” What Sandy means to the organization, what he means to me directly, it’s an unbelievable thing, something I never believed was going to take place,” Kershaw claimed of the turning point. “Clearly not the most important thing on the planet, however will able to reflect on it when it’s all stated and done as well as be glad I obtained to do this.”

Bichette led off the first as well as 6th innings with homers. The shortstop became the 6th gamer ever to hit even more than one home run against Kershaw in the same video game.

Kershaw also gave up a solo crowning achievement to Derek Fisher. The Dodgers’ protection turned four double plays behind him, all on the infield. In six innings, Kershaw permitted 6 hits, walked 3 batters and set out six.

Afterward, Kershaw supplied a candid assessment of his performance.

” I had not been great,” he claimed. “I felt really poor tonight.”

” I believe that this is something that all great ones have– that ability to limit damage,” Roberts said. “It’s type of that short-term memory, when something does happen or you remain in a huge place, to concentrate on carrying out a pitch. Tonight he got a great deal of aid with the double play. Whether there’s anxiety, you do not feel great, to still find a method to browse your escape of a specific situation and go deep into a video game, he has that capacity.”

The win counted equally as high as the 165 that came before it. Kershaw matched Koufax’s job wins overall in his previous begin against the Miami Marlins; he likewise matched (as well as passed) Koufax’s job innings complete that day, consisting of both regular-season as well as postseason innings.

Peppered with concerns about history Tuesday evening, Kershaw passed the test. He recognized that outs in October are more crucial than the six months previously. He recognized that Koufax retired at age 30; that if Koufax pitched today, advancements in medicine could have preserved his joint for several even more than 165 victories.

” Possibly one day,” Kershaw said, “I’ll review it as well as assume it’s pretty remarkable.”

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