Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers extend winning streak to seven in an old-fashioned pitching duel


Nonetheless, the Dodgers extended their winning streak to seven games and their edge atop the National League West to four, the largest margin of any division leader in baseball.


After advancing to second on a groundout, Barnes scored on a two-out single by Justin Turner, who extended his own hitting streak to 12 games and recorded his 17th RBI of the season, matching Seager for second most on the team.


The Mariners erased the lead in the next half-inning, pouncing on newly inserted reliever Jake McGee with a leadoff walk and double.


The run did spoil Gonsolin’s opportunity at earning his first win of the season, saddling the right-hander with a third consecutive no-decision even after he ran his season-opening scoreless streak to 14⅔ innings.


After the Dodgers retook the lead, Blake Treinen emerged from the bullpen in the ninth (closer Kenley Jansen had pitched in three of the previous four games) to collect his first save of the season.


The catcher, who homered in his big-league debut Sunday, said he was ill for a week, had a fever for three days, and experienced other symptoms when he contracted the virus.






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