Tony Gonsolin did not allow a hit until the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers strung together their 11th victory, beating the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Friday.
Gonsolin (14-1) tied Atlanta’s Kyle Wright for the most wins this season in the National League.
Los Angeles, which has the best record in the majors, settled the duel with a home run by Trayce Thompson, which drove in three runs in the eighth inning.
Gonsolin didn’t allow a single opponent to get on base until he walked Kyle Isbel with one out in the sixth inning and the game tied 0-0.
The first hit came with one out in the seventh when Vinnie Pasquantino singled. In all, Gonsolin allowed just two hits in 6 2/3 innings.
Josh Staumont (3-2) suffered the loss in relief, giving up five runs on four hits. He didn’t get a single out and gave away a walk.
For the Dodgers, the Dominican Hanser Alberto 2-0.
For the Royals, Venezuelan Salvador Pérez 4-1 with a run scored and two RBIs.
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