Marlins fall to Dodgers led by Dominican Hernández

THE ANGELS.- Dominican Teoscar Hernández hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers They won 3-1 on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins to achieve his sixth victory.

Gavin Stone (3-1) continued the streak of solid starts for the Dodgers, who completed their homestand undefeated.

Freddie Freeman pitched in with a two-out double, hitting the right field wall.

Then, Hernández found a changeup from Ryan Weather (2-4), with the count full, and sent the ball just over the wall between left and center field.

Left fielder Nick Gordon stretched out his arm, but missed the ball with his glove.

Hernández drove in the three runs for Los Angeles in a game that lasted just one hour and 55 minutes. His RBI single to right marked the fourth straight game the Dodgers have scored in the first inning.

Dominican Bryan de la Cruz hit a home run for the second consecutive game, for Miami's only run.

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The Californians remain one of the big favorites to represent the National League in this year's World Series, while the Marlins are increasingly moving away from the possibility of repeating in October, after they reached the playoffs in a surprising way. in 2023.

For the Marlins, the Dominicans De la Cruz 4-2 with one run scored and one RBI, Jesús Sánchez 4-0, Vidal Bruján 3-1, Otto López 3-1.

For the Dodgers, Dominican Teoscar Hernández was 2-for-3 with one run scored and three RBIs. Puerto Rican Kiké Hernández 2-0. Cuban Andy Pagés 3-1. Venezuelan Miguel Rojas 3-0.