Bellinger homers, Hill fans 10 as Dodgers beat Reds 6-0

CINCINNATI (AP) The Dodgers' potent offense got rolling right away, leaving Rich Hill a chance to get a win. The left-hander dominated with a throwback effort.

Hill fanned 10 batters - one shy of his career high - while relying on his two best pitches, and Cody Bellinger hit the last of Los Angeles' four homers Friday night for a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the Dodgers' fourth in a row.

Hill (1-1) gave by far his best performance in four starts since returning from a sprained right knee. The left-hander allowed two hits and didn't walk a batter in six innings.

He fanned 10 for the first time since June 29 last year against Colorado.

''Richie had it going,'' manager Dave Roberts said. ''It was fun to watch. Complete control tonight.''

Hill had a couple extra days between starts this time and decided to go back to relying on his fastball and curve to get outs. It was an overwhelming combination against a Reds lineup that came in batting .219, second-worst in the NL behind Miami.

''I really went back to the drawing board and stuck to the fastball and curveball,'' said Hill, who threw 64 strikes in 84 pitches. ''I threw everything downhill.''

Hill also extended the Dodgers' stretch of solid starts. Since April 25, LA's rotation is 11-1 with a 2.19 ERA. The Dodgers have thrown five shutouts, second to the Cubs for the NL lead.

''Just continue to pass the torch, so to speak,'' Hill said.

Corey Seager, Joc Pederson and Max Muncy also homered at one of the Dodgers' most comfortable road stops. They're 34-22 at Great American Ball Park, the second-best mark by any NL team, trailing only the Mets' 32-19 record.

Bellinger also had a double, raising his batting average to .410.

The Reds couldn't overcome another subpar start by Anthony DeSclafani (2-2), who lasted only four innings for the second time in a row. He gave up four runs and six hits as the Dodgers repeatedly hit line drives. Only one of his outs came on a ground ball.

''Nothing was working,'' DeSclafani said. ''It's pretty embarrassing for myself, to say the least. I've got to be better. I was lucky. They were crushing line drives right at people.''

Cincinnati was blanked for the sixth time, second most in the majors. Only Miami is worse with nine shutouts.

Bellinger doubled and Seager homered in the second inning. Pederson hit his 14th homer leading off the third, and Muncy connected three pitches later for a 4-0 lead. Bellinger added his 16th homer, the second-most in the NL behind reigning MVP Christian Yelich.

DODGERS MOVES

Los Angeles recalled infielder Matt Beaty and selected the contract of outfielder Kyle Garlick from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Beaty went 2 for 3 with the Dodgers from April 30 to May 5. The 27-year-old Garlick would make his major league debut.

REDS MOVES

Infielder Josh VanMeter was optioned to Triple-A Louisville and reliever Cody Reed was recalled, giving the Reds another left-hander for the series.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Garlick, on learning he was getting his first promotion to the major leagues: ''I didn't know what to do. I was kind of in shock. ... I'm still kind of in disbelief.''

DeSCLAFANI'S STRUGGLES

In his last two starts, DeSclafani has given up eight runs, 14 hits and four homers in eight innings. He fell to 1-5 career in six starts against the Dodgers.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Dodgers: Kenta Maeda went on the 10-day injury list. He fouled a ball off his left thigh in his start Wednesday, a 2-0 win over the Padres . ... Justin Turner fouled a ball off his left shin in his second at-bat and left the game two innings later. X-rays were negative. He's expected to miss the second game in the series.

UP NEXT

Dodgers: Walker Bueheler (4-0) beat the Reds 3-2 on April 17 at Dodger Stadium, allowing one unearned run and three hits in 6 1/3 innings.

Reds: Tyler Mahle (0-5) gave up a career-high 11 hits and four runs in six innings of a 6-1 loss at Dodger Stadium on April 16.

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  • W: R. Hill (1-1)L: A. DeSclafani (2-2)
  • HR: LAD - J. Pederson (14), C. Seager (4), M. Muncy (9), C. Bellinger (16)
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C. Seager SS41121011.242.330.392.7226.5
A. Verdugo CF40100001.328.373.534.9072.0
E. Hernandez 2B40110021.226.303.418.7211.0
A. Barnes C30200101.212.320.375.6953.0
R. Hill P30000034.167.286.167.452-1.5
D. Floro P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
R. Stripling P0000-000.100.182.100.000-
c- M. Beaty PH-1B10000011.500.500.5001.000-0.5
  • a-walked for Pederson in the 7th
  • b-grounded into a double play for Turner in the 5th
  • c-struck out for Stripling in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
N. Senzel CF30000100.237.318.441.7591.0
J. Votto 1B40100011.216.326.353.6790.5
E. Suarez 3B40100020.270.348.571.9180.0
Y. Puig RF30000032.203.251.361.612-1.5
J. Iglesias SS30000022.288.322.424.746-1.0
K. Farmer 2B30000010.232.279.536.814-0.5
C. Casali C30100010.295.348.377.7260.5
J. Peraza LF30000001.203.255.305.5600.0
A. DeSclafani P10000010.200.200.200.400-0.5
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Z. Duke P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- D. Dietrich PH10000011.239.349.609.957-0.5
J. Hughes P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
  • a-struck out for Reed in the 6th
  • b-struck out for Duke in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Bellinger (10), A. Verdugo (8)
  • HR - J. Pederson (14), M. Muncy (9), C. Bellinger (16), C. Seager (4)
  • RBI - J. Pederson (23), M. Muncy (29), C. Bellinger (42), C. Seager 2 (19), E. Hernandez (21)
  • 2-Out RBI - E. Hernandez (12)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Muncy, R. Hill 4 (4)
BATTING
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Iglesias 2 (2), D. Dietrich
FIELDING
  • DP - (Hernandez-Seager-Beaty)
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Iglesias-Farmer-Votto; Suarez-Farmer-Votto)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
R. Hill (W, 1-1)6.020001003.001.0531.0
D. Floro1.00000100.470.793.5
R. Stripling1.01000103.131.102.5
J. Kelly1.00001108.271.782.5
PITCHERSIP
R. Hill (W, 1-1)6.0
D. Floro1.0
R. Stripling1.0
J. Kelly1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
A. DeSclafani (L, 2-2)4.06440434.601.24-1.0
C. Reed2.02111302.080.923.5
Z. Duke2.01111016.461.633.0
J. Hughes1.01000103.541.182.5
PITCHERSIP
A. DeSclafani (L, 2-2)4.0
C. Reed2.0
Z. Duke2.0
J. Hughes1.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - R. Hill 84-64, D. Floro 12-9, R. Stripling 19-13, J. Kelly 12-5
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Hill 6-2, D. Floro 2-0, R. Stripling 1-1, J. Kelly 1-0
  • Batters Faced - R. Hill 20, D. Floro 3, R. Stripling 4, J. Kelly 3
PITCHING
  • WP - C. Reed
  • IBB - C. Reed
  • Pitches-Strikes - A. DeSclafani 58-38, C. Reed 30-22, Z. Duke 20-13, J. Hughes 13-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. DeSclafani 1-7, C. Reed 3-0, Z. Duke 2-3, J. Hughes 2-0
  • Batters Faced - A. DeSclafani 18, C. Reed 9, Z. Duke 7, J. Hughes 4
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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J. Pederson LF31111000.223.331.612.9436.0
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M. Muncy 1B-3B51211002.262.354.496.8507.0
J. Kelly P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
J. Turner 3B20000000.285.382.437.8190.0
b- D. Freese PH-1B-3B20000002.222.380.429.8080.0
C. Bellinger RF43211010.404.481.7881.2709.5
C. Seager SS41121011.242.330.392.7226.5
A. Verdugo CF40100001.328.373.534.9072.0
E. Hernandez 2B40110021.226.303.418.7211.0
A. Barnes C30200101.212.320.375.6953.0
R. Hill P30000034.167.286.167.452-1.5
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HITTERSAB
J. Pederson LF3
a- C. Taylor PH-LF1
M. Muncy 1B-3B5
J. Kelly P0
J. Turner 3B2
b- D. Freese PH-1B-3B2
C. Bellinger RF4
C. Seager SS4
A. Verdugo CF4
E. Hernandez 2B4
A. Barnes C3
R. Hill P3
D. Floro P0
R. Stripling P0
c- M. Beaty PH-1B1
Total36
  • a-walked for Pederson in the 7th
  • b-grounded into a double play for Turner in the 5th
  • c-struck out for Stripling in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
N. Senzel CF30000100.237.318.441.7591.0
J. Votto 1B40100011.216.326.353.6790.5
E. Suarez 3B40100020.270.348.571.9180.0
Y. Puig RF30000032.203.251.361.612-1.5
J. Iglesias SS30000022.288.322.424.746-1.0
K. Farmer 2B30000010.232.279.536.814-0.5
C. Casali C30100010.295.348.377.7260.5
J. Peraza LF30000001.203.255.305.5600.0
A. DeSclafani P10000010.200.200.200.400-0.5
C. Reed P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
a- T. Barnhart PH10000010.158.280.267.547-0.5
Z. Duke P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- D. Dietrich PH10000011.239.349.609.957-0.5
J. Hughes P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
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  • a-struck out for Reed in the 6th
  • b-struck out for Duke in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Bellinger (10), A. Verdugo (8)
  • HR - J. Pederson (14), M. Muncy (9), C. Bellinger (16), C. Seager (4)
  • RBI - J. Pederson (23), M. Muncy (29), C. Bellinger (42), C. Seager 2 (19), E. Hernandez (21)
  • 2-Out RBI - E. Hernandez (12)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Muncy, R. Hill 4 (4)
BATTING
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Iglesias 2 (2), D. Dietrich
FIELDING
  • DP - (Hernandez-Seager-Beaty)
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Iglesias-Farmer-Votto; Suarez-Farmer-Votto)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
R. Hill (W, 1-1)6.020001003.001.0531.0
D. Floro1.00000100.470.793.5
R. Stripling1.01000103.131.102.5
J. Kelly1.00001108.271.782.5
Total9.03001130---
PITCHERSIP
R. Hill (W, 1-1)6.0
D. Floro1.0
R. Stripling1.0
J. Kelly1.0
Total9.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
A. DeSclafani (L, 2-2)4.06440434.601.24-1.0
C. Reed2.02111302.080.923.5
Z. Duke2.01111016.461.633.0
J. Hughes1.01000103.541.182.5
Total9.01066284---
PITCHERSIP
A. DeSclafani (L, 2-2)4.0
C. Reed2.0
Z. Duke2.0
J. Hughes1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - R. Hill 84-64, D. Floro 12-9, R. Stripling 19-13, J. Kelly 12-5
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Hill 6-2, D. Floro 2-0, R. Stripling 1-1, J. Kelly 1-0
  • Batters Faced - R. Hill 20, D. Floro 3, R. Stripling 4, J. Kelly 3
PITCHING
  • WP - C. Reed
  • IBB - C. Reed
  • Pitches-Strikes - A. DeSclafani 58-38, C. Reed 30-22, Z. Duke 20-13, J. Hughes 13-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. DeSclafani 1-7, C. Reed 3-0, Z. Duke 2-3, J. Hughes 2-0
  • Batters Faced - A. DeSclafani 18, C. Reed 9, Z. Duke 7, J. Hughes 4
  • 8TH INNING
    Bellinger homered to right center60
  • 6TH INNING
    Hernandez singled to left, Bellinger scored, Hernandez to second50
  • 3RD INNING
    Muncy homered to center40
    Pederson homered to left30
  • 2ND INNING
    Seager homered to right, Bellinger scored20
  • 9TH INNING
    • Jared Hughes pitching
    • A. Barnes: Barnes reached on an infield single to shortstop
    • Matt Beaty hit for Ross Stripling
    • M. Beaty: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Beaty struck out on foul tip
    • C. Taylor: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Taylor reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Barnes out at second
    • M. Muncy: Ball, Muncy reached on fielder's choice to second, Taylor out at second
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Joe Kelly pitching
    • N. Senzel: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Senzel walked
    • J. Votto: Ball, Foul, Votto grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Senzel out at second
    • E. Suarez: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Suarez struck out swinging
    • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Z. Duke Pitching:
    • C. Bellinger: Ball, Strike looking, Bellinger homered to right center
    • C. Seager: Seager popped out to shortstop
    • A. Verdugo: Verdugo lined out to right
    • E. Hernandez: Hernandez grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 8th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Ross Stripling relieved Dylan Floro
    • K. Farmer: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Farmer grounded out to third
    • C. Casali: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Casali singled to right center
    • J. Peraza: Foul, Peraza flied out to center
    • Derek Dietrich hit for Zach Duke
    • D. Dietrich: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Dietrich struck out swinging
    • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • Zach Duke pitching
    • Chris Taylor hit for Joc Pederson
    • C. Taylor: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Taylor walked
    • M. Muncy: Foul, Muncy flied out to deep center
    • D. Freese: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Freese grounded into double play third to second to first, Taylor out at second
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Dylan Floro relieved Rich Hill
    • E. Suarez: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Suarez grounded out to shortstop
    • Y. Puig: Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Puig struck out swinging
    • J. Iglesias: Strike swinging, Foul, Iglesias grounded out to second
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • C. Reed Pitching:
    • C. Bellinger: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Bellinger struck out, reached on wild pitch
    • C. Seager: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Seager struck out swinging
    • A. Verdugo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Verdugo grounded out to first, Bellinger to second
    • E. Hernandez: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Hernandez singled to left, Bellinger scored, Hernandez to second
    • A. Barnes: Barnes intentionally walked
    • R. Hill: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Hill struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Tucker Barnhart hit for Cody Reed
    • T. Barnhart: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Barnhart struck out swinging
    • N. Senzel: Ball, Foul, Ball, Senzel grounded out to shortstop
    • J. Votto: Ball, Votto flied out to deep left
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • Cody Reed relieved Anthony DeSclafani
    • J. Pederson: Strike looking, Pederson grounded out to shortstop
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Muncy singled to left
    • David Freese hit for Justin Turner
    • D. Freese: Freese grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Muncy out at second
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • K. Farmer: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Farmer struck out swinging
    • C. Casali: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Casali flied out to center
    • J. Peraza: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Peraza grounded out to third
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • A. DeSclafani Pitching:
    • A. Verdugo: Ball, Ball, Verdugo lined out to left
    • E. Hernandez: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hernandez struck out swinging
    • A. Barnes: Strike looking, Ball, Barnes singled to right
    • R. Hill: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Hill struck out looking
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • N. Senzel: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Senzel grounded out to third
    • J. Votto: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Votto singled to left
    • E. Suarez: Suarez singled to left, Votto to second
    • Y. Puig: Foul, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Puig struck out on foul tip
    • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Iglesias struck out on foul tip
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • A. DeSclafani Pitching:
    • J. Pederson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pederson homered to left
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Ball, Muncy homered to center
    • J. Turner: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Turner grounded out to second
    • C. Bellinger: Bellinger lined out to first
    • C. Seager: Ball, Strike swinging, Seager lined out to right
    • Middle of the 3rd (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • C. Casali: Foul, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Casali struck out swinging
    • J. Peraza: Foul, Peraza grounded out to third
    • A. DeSclafani: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, DeSclafani struck out looking
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • A. DeSclafani Pitching:
    • C. Bellinger: Strike looking, Bellinger doubled to deep right center
    • C. Seager: Seager homered to right, Bellinger scored
    • A. Verdugo: Strike looking, Verdugo doubled to deep center
    • E. Hernandez: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Hernandez struck out swinging
    • A. Barnes: Barnes flied out to right
    • R. Hill: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Hill struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 2nd (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • Y. Puig: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul tip, Puig struck out on foul tip
    • J. Iglesias: Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Iglesias struck out swinging
    • K. Farmer: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Farmer grounded out to pitcher
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • A. DeSclafani Pitching:
    • J. Pederson: Ball, Pederson flied out to deep left
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Strike looking, Muncy flied out to center
    • J. Turner: Ball, Turner flied out to deep left
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • N. Senzel: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Senzel grounded out to shortstop
    • J. Votto: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Votto struck out swinging
    • E. Suarez: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Suarez struck out swinging
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)