One of the most promising baseball players in the world is the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Julio Urias, who many considered to be a top-3 player in the 2015 MLB Draft. Urias has a great first step, and a tremendous arm, which combined with his smooth swing, made him a potential ace. The Dodgers took him with the sixth overall pick, despite concerns over his delivery; he was frequently criticized for a slow delivery and his slowness was viewed as a serious concern.
As the tournament progressed, the Astros continued to struggle. In the top of the fourth inning, they could not convert a base hit into runs, and in the bottom of the fifth, they loaded the bases with nobody out. This is a perfect example of the kind of night it was for Ellsbury. That 14-pitch at bat included fouling off four straight pitches from the Rangers reliever, Sam Dyson. This is what made it a winning blow – in the 14th pitch of his at-bat, Ellsbury watched a high fastball to end a clean eighth inning from Rangers reliever Sam Dyson.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Chris Taylor gave up three runs on a crucial two-run homer in the sixth inning that ended 14 innings and gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 9-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. This was the first time the St. Louis squad ever won a game, ending a three-game winning streak on Monday night. Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after being hit by a bat during the eighth inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis at Dodger Stadium on the 31st. May 2021 in Los Angeles, California, hits a double. (Photo: Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images) Taylor turned nine pitches – four in a row with two outs – from Genesis Cabrera before doubling and loading the bases to take a 6-3 lead. Two batters earlier, Cabrera had struck out Will Smith to tie the game. In two-thirds of an inning, the left-hander threw 34 innings, including 20 strikeouts. READ MORE: David Steven Abbott arrested for killing Rahmatolah Davey Jagubi, 70, and wounding another man in Anaheim. Taylor also hit a home run in the second inning and a double in the eighth inning and went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored. Trevor Bauer (6-3) allowed four runs – three earned – and five hits in 6 2/3 innings. The right-hander struck out five batters and walked one. Gavin Lux hit two solo home runs for the Dodgers on the 49th pitch. Manager Dave Roberts’ birthday. Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty left the game after five innings with a sprained left leg. He matched his season record with nine strikeouts and one walk. The right-hander allowed two runs and two hits against his favorite team growing up in the Burbank area. Since Flaherty’s departure, the Dodgers have played their sixth game. Ryan Helsley (3-3) had a double for Max Muncy and an assist for Justin Turner. Cabrera came into the game and loaded the bases. He relieved Cody Bellinger and then drove Smith into the outfield, leading to a crucial run. All four of the Cardinals’ runs were scored by Bauer’s three home runs. In the top of the sixth, Justin Williams hit a deep shot that hit the bottom of the net in right field. Tommy Edman reached on an infield hit after second baseman Zach McKinstry misfired, then scored on Dylan Carlson’s hit, making it 3-2. Tyler O’Neal added a solo shot in the seventh to give the Cardinals a 6-4 defeat. READ MORE: Police arrest scooter rider for drink driving after fatal crash in Venice Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado and Yadier Molina went 0-for-11 for St. Louis. Louis. TRAINING ROOM Cardinals: SS Paul DeJong (non-displaced left rib fracture) will undergo further testing at St. John’s on Thursday. Louis. He moves forward, plays the ball, throws and makes light arm movements. Dodgers: Defenseman Tony Gonsolin (right shoulder inflammation) is expected to pitch five innings Tuesday for Triple-A Oklahoma City. If all goes well, he’ll be back with the Dodgers after that. … Senior linebacker Brusdar Graterol (sprained right forearm) was expected to play in a simulated game for Oklahoma City on Monday. … OR AJ Pollock (hamstring) would play for OKC on Monday and Tuesday before joining the Dodgers later in the week. … OR Mookie Betts returned to the lineup after being ruled out Sunday due to an allergic reaction to his eyes. He took his medication and was able to hit the cage during the match. CONTINUE Cardinals: RHP Jon Gant (4-3, 1.81 ERA) starts Tuesday against the Dodgers for only the second time in his career and the first since 2018. In three games in 2019, he hasn’t hit yet, and the Cardinals have won all three games. Dodgers: Tuesday’s game will be a bullpen contest. MORE NEWS : Firefighters extinguish fire in Huntington Park warehouse, one firefighter injured (© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, transcribed or distributed).