Turner, Muncy power Dodgers to 8-2 win over Giants

by | Aug 2, 2022 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Trea Turner homered to extend his hitting streak to 19 games, Max Muncy also went deep, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 Monday night.Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs as the Dodgers won for the fifth time in six games to improve to 23-5 since June 30.Wilmer Flores hit his team-leading 16th homer for the Giants, who are 3-9 since the All-Star break after winning five of their previous six.Turner had a sacrifice fly, Freeman hit an RBI single and Will Smith added a run-scoring double off Giants starter Logan Webb (9-5) in a three-run third in which Los Angeles broke open a 2-1 game. Smith had another RBI double in the sixth to push Los Angeles’ lead to 6-1.Andrew Heaney gave up one run and four hits in four innings in his second start since coming of the injured list (left shoulder inflammation). He struck out seven and walked two.Caleb Ferguson (1-0) worked a scoreless sixth for the win.Webb gave up six earned runs and eight hits in five innings. …

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