Pirates’ Hayes misses 1B on HR, LA’s Buehler shuts down Bucs

Ke’Bryan Hayes unexpectedly missed first base and was known as out after hitting a first-inning homer, sending Walker Buehler on his strategy to seven scoreless innings because the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3

PITTSBURGH — Ke’Bryan Hayes unexpectedly missed first base and was known as out after hitting a first-inning homer, sending Walker Buehler on his strategy to seven scoreless innings because the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Tuesday night time.

The Pirates star rookie stung an opposite-field line drive within the first inning in opposition to Buehler that narrowly cleared the right-field wall, simply contained in the foul pole. Operating onerous and together with his eyes on the ball, Hayes missed touching first base together with his left foot by two or three inches and stored on going.

Los Angeles supervisor Dave Roberts challenged, and umpires overturned the decision after a brief video assessment.

Buehler (5-0) retired his final 13 batters and had two hits to lift his profession batting common to .124. He allowed two hits, struck out two and walked one whereas throwing 93 pitches.

Hayes was additionally thrown out at second base attempting to tag up from first on a flyout to left discipline to finish the third inning, over sliding the bag.

The 24-year-old Hayes — son of 14-year massive leaguer Charlie Hayes — hit .376 with 5 homers in 24 video games final season and entered 2021 as a heavy favourite to win NL Rookie of the Yr. He sprained his left wrist in Pittsburgh’s second recreation and missed two months, lastly returning to motion final week.

Pirates rookie JT Brubaker (4-5) shut out the Dodgers by means of 4 innings however didn’t make it out of the fifth, when Los Angeles scored thrice.

AJ Pollock doubled house the primary run and got here in on Mookie Betts’ RBI triple to heart discipline previous a diving Bryan Reynolds. Chasen Shreve relieved and allowed Max Muncy’s run-scoring single.

Chris Taylor’s two-run homer to left-center discipline within the sixth inning off Chris Stratton raised the Dodgers’ result in 5-0.

Pittsburgh ruined the shutout within the eighth inning when Adam Frazier hit a run-scoring double off Joe Kelly to increase his hitting streak to 11 video games. Reynolds and pinch-hitter Michael Perez hit solo hone runs within the ninth inning off Nate Jones to chop the Pirates’ deficit to 5-3.

Kenley Jansen got here on to get the final out for his thirteenth save.

Brubaker gave up three runs and 5 hits in 4 2/3 innings whereas placing out six and strolling none. He was pitching for the primary time since Might 29 after spending time on the bereavement record following the demise of his grandmother.

Los Angeles had misplaced six of its earlier 9 video games.

The beginning of the sport was delayed half-hour by rain.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Dodgers: RHP Tony Gonsolin (proper shoulder irritation) is predicted to be activated from the injured record Wednesday and make his season debut by beginning in opposition to the Pirates. … Muncy went 2 for five in returning to the lineup after sitting out a recreation with proper ankle ache. … SS Corey Seager’s damaged proper hand is therapeutic quicker than anticipated, in keeping with Roberts, however there isn’t any timetable for the return of final yr’s World Collection MVP. … LHP Garrett Cleavinger (left forearm irritation) pitched one scoreless inning in his first recreation on a rehab project with Triple-A Oklahoma Metropolis.

Pirates: RHP Mitch Keller was activated from the COVID-19 injured record and INF/OF Phillip Evans from the IL. Keller is scheduled to start out Thursday in opposition to the Dodgers. … LHP Austin Davis was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis and INF Wilmer Difo was designated for project.

UP NEXT

Gonsolin was 6-4 with a 2.60 ERA in 20 video games, together with 14 begins, final season as a rookie. LHP Tyler Anderson (3-5, 4.67) will begin for the Pirates after dropping three of his final 4 selections.

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