In a game that coincided with the announcement of the death of longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday, fueled by a homer and three RBIs by Mookie Betts .
The Giants honored the commentator after the last out at Oracle Park, the stadium where Scully called the last game of his 67 seasons with the Dodgers in October 2016. He died Tuesday at age 94.
“It was a great touch from the Giants,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.
The Angels posted their sixth victory over the Giants and improved their record, which is the best in the majors, to 70-33.
Tyler Anderson (12-1) won his fourth straight decision, Betts fell a triple short of hitting for the cycle and Gavin Lux and Cody Bellinger each drove in two runs. Trea Turner and Austin Barnes also produced touchdowns for the Dodgers, who posted their sixth win in seven games.
Anderson (12-1) allowed five runs on six hits in five innings, walking four and striking out three.
Alex Wood (7-9) took the loss after allowing six runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings.
For the Dodgers, the Dominican Hanser Alberto 5-2, with a run scored.
For the Giants, the Dominican Yermín Mercedes 4-0. Venezuelans Wilmer Flores 3-1, with one scored; Dixon Machado 3-1. The Mexican Luis González 3-1, with a run scored and an RBI.
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