Recap: Brett Anderson Tosses Gem As Dodgers Take Series Finale

Kelley L. Cox, USA Today Sports
Kelley L. Cox, USA Today Sports

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Kendrick doubled to left field with one out in the fifth and took third on the Gonzalez fly out to deep right-center field. The Dodgers were unable to add to their lead after Ethier struck out to end the inning. Anderson once again worked a 1-2-3 inning in the bottom half.

The offense went down in order in the top of the sixth to keep the score at 3-0. The Giants once again went down in order in the bottom half.

Vogelsong saw three Dodgers hitters in the top of the seventh and retired them all.

With two outs in the top of the eighth against left-hander Josh Osich, Ethier drew a walk that was followed by a Seager single put two on for Utley. The Dodgers lead remained at 3-0 after Utley grounded out to end the inning.

In the bottom of the eighth, Jarrett Parker hit an infield single and took second on Kendrick’s throwing error. A groundout moved Parker to third and he scored on Angel Pagan’s infield single, making it 3-1. After getting Brandon Crawford to ground out, Anderson’s day was over. With a runner on second and two outs, Chris Hatcher took over on the mound. Kelby Tomlinson was able to hit a sinking liner for a double to make it 3-2. Hatcher got the final out to keep it that way.

Sergio Romo was the Giants pitcher in the top of the 9th and worked around a two-out walk to pinch-hitter Joc Pederson to toss a scoreless inning.

Kenley Jansen came in and closed the door in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the lead and a series split.


Written by Vincent Samperio

Vince is currently the Associate Editor and Social Media Manager for Dodgers Nation. Hailing from San Pedro, CA and a student at Cal State Long Beach, Vince has previously written for the Daily 49er and LASF Magazine.


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