Justin Turner’s 2 HRs just enough as Dodgers edge Pirates

Justin Turner homered twice Wednesday to lead the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1.

The Dodgers have won 12 straight games against Pittsburgh dating to 2018, including the first two of this three-game series.

All of the scoring came in the first 2 1/2 innings.

Los Angeles starter Tony Gonsolin, making his season debut after recovering from a shoulder injury, lasted just 1 2/3 innings, giving up one run and two hits, with five walks and four strikeouts. He threw 66 pitches.

Victor Gonzalez (3-0) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings following Gonsolin. Kenley Jansen recorded four outs to pick up his 14th save.

Gregory Polanco hit an RBI single for Pittsburgh.

Pirates starter Tyler Anderson (3-6) pitched six innings, allowing two runs and six hits, with two walks and two strikeouts.

Pittsburgh first baseman Colin Moran, in his third game off the injured list after a groin injury, left in the fifth inning nearly immediately after being hit by a pitch on the back of his right hand.

With two outs in the first, Turner hit his 10th homer, a shot to center field, for a 1-0 Dodgers lead.

Adam Frazier led off the bottom of the first with a single to left, his National League-leading 78th hit and one that extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

After Ke’Bryan Hayes struck out, Bryan Reynolds reached on a fielder’s choice. Moran walked. Polanco followed with a base hit to right off first baseman Albert Pujols’ glove, and Reynolds beat the throw home to tie it.

With two outs in the second, Gonsolin walked the bases loaded, ending his night. Gonzalez came in and got Moran to line out.

Turner, again with two outs, hit his second dinger of the game in the third for a 2-1 Los Angeles lead. This one went to left and barely cleared the wall, where left fielder Ka’ai Tom made a nicely timed leap but had the ball go off the webbing of his glove.

The game was delayed 70 minutes at the start by rain.


First Responder Fridays Presented by Kendall Ford – Web Contest!

First Responder Fridays Presented by Kendall Ford – Web Contest!

Kendall Ford salutes First Responders, teachers, and medical professional heroes in the Willamette Valley with First Responder Fridays! We can’t say thanks enough to these great men and women, but we would like to deliver free lunch from Coburg Pizza Company every Friday! Nominate First Responders below and our team could be delivering to them…

Special Offers Inside!

All around Eugene, local businesses are still open, and some are offering special deals and offers. We want to make sure you can help out a local business during these trying times.  Here are just a few: Looking for some fresh, local, beer, and some amazing food? Then head on down to 1865 W 6th…

Local Resources

These are some very trying times on our hands, and here at The Score, we are trying to give you as many local resources and information that we can to assist you. If you, or someone you know, has lost their job and needs more information regarding unemployment information you can click HERE or HERE for…

The Score’s Online Career Fair

The Score’s Online Career Fair

THESE LOCAL BUSINESSES ARE HIRING Click on the logo of the company below, and it will take you to that website. Eugene School District 4J Elwood Staffing Farwest Steel Lane Community College Northwest College Professional Credit Nova Healthcare Express Employment Northwest Community Credit Union Oregon Department of Transportation