Thursday, June 30, 2016

MLB Recap: Los Angeles Dodgers (8) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (1) - 6/30/2016

MLB Recap: Los Angeles Dodgers (8) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (1) - Date: 6/30/2016 Trayce Thompson, Yasmani Grandal and Corey Seager hit home runs, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Kenta Maeda (7-5) held the Brewers to one run over six innings as the Dodgers won the season series from the Brewers, five games to two. NFL Handicappers. The strong start by Maeda was needed by the Dodgers, who announced before the game that they were placing ace Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury. Los Angeles also acquired veteran pitcher Bud Norris from the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. MLB Baseball Handicappers. Thompson put the Dodgers in front in the second with a two-run homer into the second deck in left field off Zach Davies (5-4). Gra ndal extended the Dodgers' lead to 3-1 in the fourth with a solo blast over the left-field bullpen. Seager's shot to straightaway center in the fifth accounted for two of the Dodgers' three runs in the inning. Los Angeles added a pair of runs in the sixth, including one on a run-scoring double by Adrian Gonzalez. Maeda gave up three hits, struck out six and walked two. He allowed one run in 6 1/3 innings against the Brewers in Los Angeles on June 19. Davies, who had been 5-0 with a 2.64 ERA over his last 10 starts, gave up a season-high six earned runs in 4 1/3 innings. He surrendered eight hits, walked two and struck out three. Free Guaranteed Sports Picks. The three home runs allowed were the most allowed by Davies in 20 career starts in the majors. Free MLB Baseball Picks. The Brewers grabbed the lead in the first on Aaron Hill 9;s sacrifice fly. Winning Sports Gambling. TRAINER'S ROOMDodgers: CF Joc Pederson was out of the lineup for the second consecutive day after suffering a bruised AC joint when he crashed into the outfield wall while making a spectacular catch in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game. ''I think we'll make a decision with what we do with Joc, as far as the roster, in the next day or two,'' manager Dave Roberts said. Brewers: RHP Taylor Jungmann, who began the season in the starting rotation before being demoted to Triple-A Colorado Springs after posting a 0-4 record and an ERA of 9.15 in five starts, has been reassigned to Double-A Biloxi after a period of mental rest. Jungmann also struggled at Colorado Springs, going 1-3 with a 9.87 ERA in eight starts. He was scheduled to start for Biloxi on Thursday at Birmingham. UP NEXTDodgers: Los Angeles begins as season-long, 10-game homestand on Fr iday against Colorado. Kershaw had been scheduled to start. Profitable MLB Baseball Handicappers. The newly acquired Norris, who last pitched on Sunday, could start in Kershaw's place. Brewers: Matt Garza (1-0, 2.81), who recorded his first win of the season on Saturday, will take the mound as Milwaukee opens a three-game series at St. Louis on Friday. Garza is 4-4 with a 4.07 ERA in 12 career starts against the Cardinals.