Yangervis Solarte’s game-winning HR in 9th sinks Dodgers – Orange County Register


SAN DIEGO >> Justin Turner’s two-run pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning tied the game but Yangervis Solarte followed with a walkoff home run in the bottom of the inning, giving the San Diego Padres a 6-5 victory over the Dodgers in the first game of a doubleheader at Petco Park Saturday afternoon.

The loss is the Dodgers’ sixth in their past seven games. Right-hander Yu Darvish is scheduled to start the night game beginning at 7:10 p.m.

Cody Bellinger led off the fourth inning with a solo home run off Padres left-hander Clayton Richard. It was the first home run Richard has given up to a left-handed hitter since the 2013 season but it was the 10 of Bellinger’s 35 home runs to come off a left-handed hitter. That ties Anthony Rizzo and Joey Votto for the most home runs by a left-handed hitter off a left-handed pitcher this season.

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