Springer homered off Wood in the bottom of the sixth for the first run. McCarthy allowed two runs in seven innings and the Dodgers scored six runs in the fifth inning to avoid the sweep with a 6—2 win in the series finale. In the mix were veterans , and , all of whom were coming back from injuries as well as , , and. They only had one hit in 13 chances with runners in scoring position in the game. In the next game, he hit a grandslam homer to put the Dodgers ahead and Bellinger hit two homers of his own as the Dodgers won 9—7.
After an off day, the Dodgers would conclude the homestand with a three-game weekend series against the. With the win, the Dodgers clinched a spot in the post-season. The Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season high 10 games, making it three straight series sweep, and the five runs scored on wild pitches was the most by any team since 1920. Don't forget to share, discuss and vote for pictures! On July 23, Kershaw left the game after two innings because of lower back tightness and Kenley Jansen blew his first save of the season when hit a three-run homer off him in the ninth. The Dodgers won the game 8—5 with recording the last five outs to get the save. In the following game, Bellinger became the first Dodgers rookie to and Wood pitched six shutout innings to become the first pitcher in franchise history to win his first 11 decisions as the Dodgers won the game 7—1. On January 25, they acquired outfielder from the in exchange for minor league infielder Jordan Tarsovich.
It was the third home run to leadoff a game in Dodgers postseason history in and in. Kershaw allowed a career high four home runs, but the Dodgers offense picked up the slack, as they won 10—6. It was the 45th consecutive win for the Dodgers in a game in which they held a lead of any size, a major league record. Corey Seager homered three times as well as the Dodgers beat the Mets 12—0. In the opener, the Padres hit three home runs, two of which were by , and beat the Dodgers 4—3. On September 15, they traveled to for a three-game weekend series against the champion. Hill struck out seven in four innings but was replaced by in the fifth.
Seager doubled in a run in the top of the eighth inning, but McCann hit a home run in the bottom of the inning. He hit a grandslam in the next game as the Dodgers routed the Padres 10—2. They reached 50 home runs hit in the month, a new franchise record for a single month. With the teams combining to score 24 runs through the first nine innings, this was the highest scoring World Series game since the beat the 14—11 in Game 3 of the. The Dodgers 50 game stretch of 43—7 was the best mark in the majors since the. The streak came to an end the next day as the Dodgers dropped the opener of an series against the , 4—0.
The Dodgers next traveled to for a series against the. Cody Bellinger hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Dodgers to a 6—4 comeback victory. The series moved south to in for the following game. They hit six doubles, including two by Chris Taylor for an 8—5 win. Pitcher was designated for assignment on January 25 and traded to the on January 30. The Dodgers came back with a five run second inning the next day, leading to a 6—2 win as Kershaw allowed two runs and seven hits in seven innings for his sixth win of the season.
On December 9, infielder was outrighted to the minors and removed from the 40-man roster and on January 10, 2017, infielder was designated for assignment and then traded to the. It was the Dodgers 10th consecutive victory and they were in the midst of a 30—4 run, the franchise best since. Pederson hit a home run in the bottom of the seventh inning and Jansen pitched two scoreless innings for the save. However, a walk-off hit by in the 10th gave them a 5—4 win and a series split. He added two more home runs later in the game, including a grand slam.
On February 19, Nuño was traded to the in exchange for minor league pitcher Ryan Moseley. The Dodgers were unable to get much offense against and Rich Hill left his second start of the season with a flare up of his recurring blister problem as the team lost 3—1. This was the first time the Dodgers had lost two series in a row since early April. They finished with a 20—3 record in the month of July. Corey Seager hit his 44th career home run, the most by a in Los Angeles Dodger history.
It was the 60th victory for the Dodgers on the season, the first team in the majors to reach that mark in and joining the and teams as the only Dodgers teams to reach that mark before the all-star break. The Dodgers finished off the series with a 3—1 victory over the Giants. The next day it was the Dodgers chance to win 2—1 behind Kershaw's strong performance. They lost 3—2 when reached base on a fielding error in the bottom of the ninth, advanced to second on a wild pitch and then scored when Grandal committed a throwing error after a dropped third strike. The Dodgers scored one run in the top of the third inning as Seager grounded into a double play after McCullers loaded the bases with three consecutive walks. Springer then hit a two-run home run, tying and for most home runs in a single world series 5 and setting a new record with 29 total bases in any post-season series. He allowed one unearned run in seven innings, while striking out eight.