The LA Dodgers, the strongest player in the western part of the National League, suffered a lethargic defeat by the Cincinnati Reds.
The LA Dodgers lost 0-9 in Game 메이저놀이터 3 of the 2023 Major League Baseball’s three consecutive home games against the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on the 31st (Korea Standard Time).
The Dodgers, the No. 1 player in the National League West, failed to win consecutive games and recorded 59 wins and 45 losses this season. He finished three consecutive weekends with one win and two losses. On the other hand, Cincinnati, which achieved the winning series with a revenge on its defeat the previous day, overtook the Milwaukee Blueers to take the lead in the Central Division. 58 wins and 49 losses.
Dodgers starter Michael Grove was shaken from the first inning. After sending out leader Elidera Cruz with a right-handed hit, he lost his first run with an RBI double by TJ Friedle. Later, with Matt McLane on base with a walk, Jake Fraley was allowed a timely RBI hit, and center fielder James Outman’s home throw error continued, leading to a crisis of second and third base with no outs. Grove gave up one more run on Spencer Steyer’s one-run infield grounder.
In the second inning, De La Cruz hit a solo home run in the absence of a runner with two outs. The cutter thrown from the 1B-1S was formed high and led to a 411-foot (125-meter) home run.
Grove was seldom at rest. After meeting the leadoff McLane in the third inning and dedicating a solo home run over the left wall, he was hit by a two-run shot against Joy Votto in the crisis of scoring due to Frawley’s infield hit and second base steal.
Grove, who was in a lull in the fourth and fifth innings, allowed Friedle to hit a timely RBI with two outs and a runner on second with Will Benson’s double in the sixth inning, trailing 0-7.
The Dodgers completely gave up the victory in the last ninth inning when Miguel Rojas hit an RBI double by Votto.
The Dodgers’ batters remained silent on the Cincinnati mound with six hits and no runs. In the first and fourth innings, one out, first and second bases, and in the sixth and ninth innings, the chances of first base with no outs were all canceled due to the failure of follow-up hits.
Dodgers starter Grove suffered his third loss (two wins) of the season due to 10 hits (three home runs), one walk, 10 strikeouts, and eight runs in six innings. Freddie Freeman’s two hits faded from a complete defeat.
On the other hand, Cincinnati starter Graham Ashcraft won his sixth win (7 losses) of the season with five hits, one out, two strikeouts and no runs in six innings. In the batting lineup, De La Cruz led the team to a complete victory with four hits (one home run) and two RBIs and two runs scored by Votto with two hits (one home run) and three RBIs in five at-bats.