June 22, 2017
The Dodgers hit three more home runs on Thursday night, defeating the Mets 6-3 at Chavez Ravine. The win completed a four-game sweep over New York.
Justin Turner, Kike Hernandez, and Joc Pederson all hit homers. Pederson’s homer was the go-ahead blow in the 7th inning.
The Dodgers hit a club-record 15 homers in the series. It was also the most the Mets have allowed in a four-game series.
Curtis Granderson and Travis d’Arnaud homered for the Mets, who have lost seven of their last eight games.
The Dodgers have won seven consecutive games and 13 of their last 14. Kenley Jansen pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth and got the final four outs for his 16th save. It was his sixth four-out save of the season.
Pedro Baez (1-0) got credit for the win. He had just his third career plate appearance, and drew a bases-loaded walk that gave LA a 5-3 lead.
LA improved to 48-26 on the season, the best record in the NL, and 1.5 games ahead of Arizona and Colorado in the NL West.
The Dodgers will now host the Rockies for a big 3-game series at the Ravine beginning Friday night. Alex Wood (7-0, 1.90 ERA) will be on the mound for LA. Kyle Freeland (8-4, 3.42 ERA) is scheduled to go for Colorado.