Buehler dominates and flirts over LA
LOS ANGELES – Walker Fuller conceded just two runs in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night to record their eighth consecutive victory.
Fueller (13-2) was out for eight, allowing six wins in two of the seven innings. The Los Angeles have been 5-0 against the Mets in the last eight days, including a three-game sweep last week in New York.
Treya Turner finished her fourth game with two wins and two runs with more than one win as a starter in her last five games.
Pete Alonso scored his 27th home run and made an infield single in the eighth, but the Mets lost for the seventh time in their last eight games.
The loss series for the Mets comes at the start of a 13-game shootout against the San Francisco Giants and Dodgers, the teams with the first two records of the season.
Venezuelan Mets opener Carlos Carrasco (0-2) gave up three runs and five wins in five innings, during which time he walked away and scored 7 runs.
Carrasco greatly improved his performance compared to Sunday’s start against the Darkers, in which he allowed six touchdowns and three home runs in two innings.
The Dodgers have won 12 of their last 13 games, keeping the Giants at the top of the NL West.
For the Mets, Jonathan Villar was 4-0. Venezuela Carlos Carrasco 2-0.