Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager fields a ball hit by Cincinnati Reds’ Curt Casali through the first inning of a baseball recreation, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. Casali was thrown out at first on the play.
Yasiel Puig’s homer stole the show early towards his former Los Angeles teammates. But Joc Pederson had the last phrase for the Dodgers.
Pederson hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, pointing into the Dodger dugout and thumping his chest as he left the box, triggering an enormous celebration.
His huge blow rallied the Dodgers to a 4-three victory over the Cincinnati Reds Monday night time in Clayton Kershaw’s season debut.
“It was a pleasant end result,” Pederson stated. “I received it fairly good.”
Raisel Iglesias (zero-3) walked pinch-hitter David Freese main off earlier than Pederson homered over the suitable subject wall. The Reds had taken a 3-2 lead within the prime of the inning on former teammate Matt Kemp’s RBI single with two outs.
“In relation to in between the strains and profitable a ballgame, it does not matter who’s on the opposite aspect,” Pederson stated of dealing with his ex-teammates.
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