SF Giants Suffer 7-0 Defeat to Dominant Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers
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SF Giants Suffer 7-0 Defeat to Dominant Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers

24 September 2023
2 min.
SF Giants Suffer 7-0 Defeat to Dominant Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers

Bullpen Battle

The San Francisco Giants faced the Los Angeles Dodgers in a challenging match, ultimately losing 7-0. The Giants, at 77-78, remained just below .500 for the season, tied for third place in the National League West with the San Diego Padres. They now trail by four games for the final postseason spot.

Pitching Duel

In a strategic move, the Giants opted for a bullpen game against the formidable Clayton Kershaw, a long-time ace for the Dodgers. John Brebbia took the mound for the Giants and had a strong start, holding the Dodgers scoreless in the first inning. However, he couldn't maintain the momentum and surrendered a solo home run to J.D. Martinez in the second inning, putting the Giants at an early 1-0 disadvantage.

Kershaw, despite no longer being a perennial Cy Young contender, displayed his pitching prowess with a 2.52 ERA for the season. He continued to be effective against the Giants, pitching five shutout innings, striking out five, and allowing only two hits and two walks.

Rookies Shine

Notably, Giants rookies Marco Luciano and Luis Matos, both considered top prospects, showcased their skills against the future Hall of Famer. Luciano's impressive double in the fifth inning, with a blazing 107.5 mph exit velocity, was a standout moment. Matos also had a strong showing, earning his second walk of the day against Kershaw. Although the Giants couldn't capitalize on these opportunities, it was encouraging to see their young prospects challenging a top-tier pitcher.

Bullpen Struggles

The Giants' bullpen faced challenges, with Ross Stripling struggling. Despite their efforts, the Dodgers maintained their lead.

Looking Ahead

The San Francisco Giants aim to salvage a series split with the Dodgers in their next game. Lance Lynn, a trade deadline acquisition, is set to start for the Dodgers, while the Giants have yet to announce their starter. After using several pitchers in the past two days, Tristan Beck may be in line for an extended workload. The game is scheduled for 4:10 PM Pacific.

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