Hill, Dodgers beat Phillies 8-0 to complete 3-game sweep

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Dodgers have a slew of good young players. Their nearly-40 trio can still come up big, too.

Rich Hill scattered three hits over seven innings, David Freese went 2 for 3 with a home run, and Russell Martin also went 2 for 3 in helping Los Angeles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep in a matchup of the National League's top two teams.

Hill is 39; Freese and Martin are 36.

''There's definitely a need for a veteran experience,'' Hill said. ''That veteran kind of mindset when you get into certain types of situations, it's good to have that kind of veteran leadership in the clubhouse.''

Hill (2-1) struck out nine and walked three, including a pair of intentional passes to Maikel Franco. He did not allow a hit until J.T. Realmuto singled starting the fifth.

''He was on the attack all day and had those guys guessing,'' Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.

The West-leading Dodgers extended their winning streak to five with their seventh series sweep, improving the best home record in the major leagues to 25-7.

East-leading Philadelphia lost four in a row for the first time this season and got swept for the first time.

''We bumped up against a red-hot team,'' Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said. ''They outplayed us.''

Andrew McCutchen singled leading off the sixth, and Cesar Hernandez doubled in the seventh for the Phillies' other hits off Hill.

Freese homered for the second straight game, connecting in the seventh against Vince Velasquez (2-3). Freese entered in the fifth as a defensive replacement at first base and made a leaping, left-handed grab on a sharply hit liner by Bryce Harper that ended the eighth.

''I'm 36 and just about done. I'm here for the ride,'' Freese said. ''I'm having a blast here and it's not really about the 40-plus wins. I really love this group here and they treat me well.''

Freese typically knows when he might enter a game but got pressed into action unexpectedly.

''When you get bum-rushed, you're not really ready,'' he said. ''My body was not ready.''

Harper was hitless in four at-bats and was 2 for 12 in the series, dropping his average to .248. Rhys Hoskins went 2 for 11 and McCutchen was 2 for 12 over the three games.

Los Angeles matched its highest-scoring inning this season when the Dodgers batted around in the eighth. Alex Verdugo and Freese had RBI singles. Chris Taylor drove in a run with a sacrifice bunt as Freese came home on a throwing error by pitcher Yacksel Rios, careening around third base and nearly falling down. Enrique Hernandez hit a sacrifice fly, and Joc Pederson had a two-run homer.

''I didn't fall?'' Freese said, laughing. ''I got 180 feet in me and after that I don't know what's going to happen.''

Phillies starter Nick Pivetta gave up three hits over a season-best six innings, striking out a season-high nine and walking none.

''They're a good team but we're a really good team, too,'' Pivetta said. ''When we face them again down the stretch I expect a close series again.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Dodgers: LHP Tony Cingrani (left shoulder impingement) will have arthroscopic surgery next week, likely ending his season. ... 1B Matt Beaty left the game because of left hip tightness after the fourth inning. ... 3B Justin Turner walked as a pinch hitter after missing three straight games with hamstring tightness.

PHILLIES TRADE FOR BRUCE

Philadelphia acquired former All-Star OF Jay Bruce from Seattle for minor league INF Jake Scheiner. The deal will cost Philadelphia just $2.75 million over the next 1 1/2 seasons. Bruce is hitting .212 with 14 homers and 28 RBIs with 53 strikeouts in 184 at-bats.

''Jay Bruce makes our bench stronger and I also think he makes our lineup stronger on days when we'll see a right-handed pitcher,'' Kapler said.

UP NEXT

Phillies: RHP Aaron Nola (6-0, 4.18 ERA) starts Monday in the opener of a three-game series at San Diego. He is 1-0 against the Padres, scattering four hits over six scoreless innings last season.

Dodgers: RHP Walker Buehler (5-1, 4.03) starts at Arizona on Monday. He has a 4.70 ERA in three career starts against the D-backs.

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  • W: R. Hill (2-1)L: V. Velasquez (2-3)
  • HR: LAD - D. Freese (6), J. Pederson (18)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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A. McCutchen LF40100010.256.375.457.8320.5
J. Segura SS30000000.291.341.447.7880.0
B. Harper RF40000011.248.360.486.847-0.5
R. Hoskins 1B30000111.273.396.531.9270.5
J. Realmuto C40100031.260.317.435.752-0.5
S. Kingery CF40000022.329.369.544.913-1.0
C. Hernandez 2B30100002.290.347.463.8102.0
M. Franco 3B10000200.209.284.383.6672.0
N. Pivetta P20000022.091.091.091.182-1.0
a- P. Gosselin PH10000012.244.261.311.572-0.5
V. Velasquez P0000-000.125.222.125.000-
E. Garcia P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
Y. Rios P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
  • a-struck out for Pivetta in the 7th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Pederson LF51121004.272.374.6671.0407.0
M. Muncy 3B51100010.279.367.523.8902.5
C. Seager SS31100110.246.340.424.7643.5
C. Bellinger RF40100023.376.462.7331.1950.0
J. Kelly P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
A. Verdugo CF41110012.310.362.494.8552.5
M. Beaty 1B10000000.286.286.310.5950.0
D. Freese 1B32221000.294.423.5761.0009.0
C. Taylor 2B21110110.233.302.404.7076.5
R. Martin C31200111.265.381.382.7633.5
R. Hill P20000022.100.182.100.282-1.0
a- J. Turner PH00000100.306.394.446.8411.0
K. Maeda PR0000-000.227.227.318.000-
P. Baez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- E. Hernandez PH-RF00010000.224.300.410.7091.0
  • a-walked for Hill in the 7th
  • b-hit a sacrifice fly for Baez in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Hernandez (15)
  • SH - J. Segura
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Hoskins, C. Hernandez, N. Pivetta 2 (2), P. Gosselin 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Muncy (10), C. Seager (15), C. Taylor (9)
  • HR - J. Pederson (18), D. Freese (6)
  • SF - E. Hernandez (3)
  • SH - C. Taylor (2)
  • RBI - J. Pederson 2 (33), A. Verdugo (28), D. Freese 2 (17), C. Taylor (20), E. Hernandez (30)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Pederson 2 (17), D. Freese (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Pederson 4 (4), A. Verdugo, R. Hill
BASERUNNING
  • SB - C. Taylor (4)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Segura-Hernandez-Hoskins)
  • E - Y. Rios
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
N. Pivetta6.03000906.141.6022.5
V. Velasquez (L, 2-3)0.22112014.671.59-10.0
E. Garcia0.23442005.931.83-9.0
Y. Rios0.22300010.002.40-2.0
PITCHERSIP
N. Pivetta6.0
V. Velasquez (L, 2-3)0.2
E. Garcia0.2
Y. Rios0.2
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
R. Hill (W, 2-1)7.03003902.251.0529.5
P. Baez (H, 12)1.00000003.080.873.0
J. Kelly1.00000207.911.814.0
PITCHERSIP
R. Hill (W, 2-1)7.0
P. Baez (H, 12)1.0
J. Kelly1.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - N. Pivetta 82-56, V. Velasquez 27-14, E. Garcia 25-11, Y. Rios 17-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - N. Pivetta 6-3, V. Velasquez 1-0, E. Garcia 1-1, Y. Rios 1-2
  • Batters Faced - N. Pivetta 21, V. Velasquez 5, E. Garcia 7, Y. Rios 5
  • Balks - N. Pivetta
PITCHING
  • IBB - R. Hill 2 (2)
  • Pitches-Strikes - R. Hill 103-75, P. Baez 10-6, J. Kelly 14-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Hill 8-4, P. Baez 2-1
  • Batters Faced - R. Hill 27, P. Baez 3, J. Kelly 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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A. McCutchen LF40100010.256.375.457.8320.5
J. Segura SS30000000.291.341.447.7880.0
B. Harper RF40000011.248.360.486.847-0.5
R. Hoskins 1B30000111.273.396.531.9270.5
J. Realmuto C40100031.260.317.435.752-0.5
S. Kingery CF40000022.329.369.544.913-1.0
C. Hernandez 2B30100002.290.347.463.8102.0
M. Franco 3B10000200.209.284.383.6672.0
N. Pivetta P20000022.091.091.091.182-1.0
a- P. Gosselin PH10000012.244.261.311.572-0.5
V. Velasquez P0000-000.125.222.125.000-
E. Garcia P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
Y. Rios P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
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  • a-struck out for Pivetta in the 7th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Pederson LF51121004.272.374.6671.0407.0
M. Muncy 3B51100010.279.367.523.8902.5
C. Seager SS31100110.246.340.424.7643.5
C. Bellinger RF40100023.376.462.7331.1950.0
J. Kelly P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
A. Verdugo CF41110012.310.362.494.8552.5
M. Beaty 1B10000000.286.286.310.5950.0
D. Freese 1B32221000.294.423.5761.0009.0
C. Taylor 2B21110110.233.302.404.7076.5
R. Martin C31200111.265.381.382.7633.5
R. Hill P20000022.100.182.100.282-1.0
a- J. Turner PH00000100.306.394.446.8411.0
K. Maeda PR0000-000.227.227.318.000-
P. Baez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- E. Hernandez PH-RF00010000.224.300.410.7091.0
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  • a-walked for Hill in the 7th
  • b-hit a sacrifice fly for Baez in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Hernandez (15)
  • SH - J. Segura
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Hoskins, C. Hernandez, N. Pivetta 2 (2), P. Gosselin 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - M. Muncy (10), C. Seager (15), C. Taylor (9)
  • HR - J. Pederson (18), D. Freese (6)
  • SF - E. Hernandez (3)
  • SH - C. Taylor (2)
  • RBI - J. Pederson 2 (33), A. Verdugo (28), D. Freese 2 (17), C. Taylor (20), E. Hernandez (30)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Pederson 2 (17), D. Freese (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Pederson 4 (4), A. Verdugo, R. Hill
BASERUNNING
  • SB - C. Taylor (4)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Segura-Hernandez-Hoskins)
  • E - Y. Rios
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
N. Pivetta6.03000906.141.6022.5
V. Velasquez (L, 2-3)0.22112014.671.59-10.0
E. Garcia0.23442005.931.83-9.0
Y. Rios0.22300010.002.40-2.0
Total8.01085492---
PITCHERSIP
N. Pivetta6.0
V. Velasquez (L, 2-3)0.2
E. Garcia0.2
Y. Rios0.2
Total8.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
R. Hill (W, 2-1)7.03003902.251.0529.5
P. Baez (H, 12)1.00000003.080.873.0
J. Kelly1.00000207.911.814.0
Total9.03003110---
PITCHERSIP
R. Hill (W, 2-1)7.0
P. Baez (H, 12)1.0
J. Kelly1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - N. Pivetta 82-56, V. Velasquez 27-14, E. Garcia 25-11, Y. Rios 17-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - N. Pivetta 6-3, V. Velasquez 1-0, E. Garcia 1-1, Y. Rios 1-2
  • Batters Faced - N. Pivetta 21, V. Velasquez 5, E. Garcia 7, Y. Rios 5
  • Balks - N. Pivetta
PITCHING
  • IBB - R. Hill 2 (2)
  • Pitches-Strikes - R. Hill 103-75, P. Baez 10-6, J. Kelly 14-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Hill 8-4, P. Baez 2-1
  • Batters Faced - R. Hill 27, P. Baez 3, J. Kelly 3
  • 8TH INNING
    Pederson homered to center, Martin scored08
    Hernandez hit sacrifice fly to center, Taylor scored06
    Taylor hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Verdugo and Freese scored on pitcher Rios throwing error05
    Freese singled to center, Seager scored, Verdugo to third03
    Verdugo singled to right, Muncy scored, Seager to third02
  • 7TH INNING
    Freese homered to right center01
  • 9TH INNING
    • Joe Kelly pitching
    • R. Hoskins: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hoskins struck out looking
    • J. Realmuto: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Realmuto struck out swinging
    • S. Kingery: Ball, Foul, Ball, Kingery flied out to right
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Pedro Baez pitching
    • A. McCutchen: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, McCutchen grounded out to third
    • J. Segura: Ball, Segura grounded out to shortstop
    • B. Harper: Harper lined out to first
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Ed. Garcia Pitching:
    • M. Muncy: Ball, Ball, Ball, Muncy doubled to deep right
    • C. Seager: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Seager walked
    • C. Bellinger: Strike swinging, Bellinger flied out to deep right, Muncy to third
    • A. Verdugo: Verdugo singled to right, Muncy scored, Seager to third
    • D. Freese: Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Freese singled to center, Seager scored, Verdugo to third
    • Yacksel Rios relieved Edgar Garcia
    • C. Taylor: Taylor hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Verdugo and Freese scored on pitcher Rios throwing error
    • R. Martin: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Martin singled to right, Taylor to third
    • Enrique Hernandez hit for Pedro Baez
    • E. Hernandez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hernandez hit sacrifice fly to center, Taylor scored
    • J. Pederson: Ball, Strike swinging, Pederson homered to center, Martin scored
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Ball, Muncy popped out to shortstop
    • End of the 8th (7 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)
  • 7TH INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • J. Realmuto: Strike (foul tip), Strike (foul tip), Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Realmuto struck out on foul tip
    • S. Kingery: Foul, Kingery grounded out to shortstop
    • C. Hernandez: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hernandez doubled to deep left
    • Ma. Franco: Franco intentionally walked
    • Phil Gosselin hit for Nick Pivetta
    • P. Gosselin: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Gosselin struck out looking
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Vince Velasquez pitching
    • C. Bellinger: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Bellinger singled to right
    • A. Verdugo: Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Verdugo grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bellinger out at second
    • D. Freese: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Freese homered to right center
    • C. Taylor: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Taylor walked
    • R. Martin: Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Taylor stole second, Ball, Martin walked
    • Justin Turner hit for Rich Hill
    • Edgar Garcia relieved Vince Velasquez
    • J. Turner: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Turner walked, Taylor to third, Martin to second
    • Kenta Maeda ran for Justin Turner
    • J. Pederson: Pederson grounded out to second
    • End of the 7th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • A. McCutchen: Foul, McCutchen singled to center
    • J. Segura: Strike swinging, Segura hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, McCutchen to second
    • B. Harper: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Harper struck out on foul tip
    • R. Hoskins: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Hoskins flied out to right
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • J. Pederson: Pederson grounded out to first
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Ball, Muncy flied out to shallow left
    • C. Seager: Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike looking, Seager struck out looking
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • David Freese at first base
    • J. Realmuto: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Realmuto singled to center
    • S. Kingery: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Kingery struck out swinging
    • C. Hernandez: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Hernandez grounded out to third, Realmuto to second
    • Ma. Franco: Franco intentionally walked
    • N. Pivetta: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Pivetta struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • D. Freese: Strike looking, Ball, Freese flied out to right
    • C. Taylor: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Taylor struck out swinging
    • R. Martin: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Martin reached on an infield single to pitcher
    • R. Hill: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Hill struck out swinging
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • J. Segura: Segura flied out to right
    • B. Harper: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Harper grounded out to shortstop
    • R. Hoskins: Ball, Ball, Hoskins flied out to deep center
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • M. Muncy: Muncy flied out to deep left
    • C. Seager: Ball, Seager doubled to left center
    • C. Bellinger: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Bellinger struck out swinging
    • A. Verdugo: Strike looking, Ball, Verdugo grounded out to pitcher
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • Ma. Franco: Foul, Foul, Ball, Franco grounded out to third
    • N. Pivetta: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Pivetta struck out looking
    • A. McCutchen: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, McCutchen grounded out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • C. Taylor: Strike swinging, Taylor doubled to shallow left
    • R. Martin: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Martin struck out swinging
    • R. Hill: Foul, Strike looking, Strike looking, Hill struck out looking
    • J. Pederson: Strike looking, Taylor to third on balk, Foul, Pederson grounded out to pitcher
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • R. Hoskins: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Hoskins walked
    • J. Realmuto: Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Realmuto struck out swinging
    • S. Kingery: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Kingery struck out swinging
    • C. Hernandez: Hernandez popped out to shortstop
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • C. Bellinger: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Bellinger struck out swinging
    • A. Verdugo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Verdugo struck out looking
    • M. Beaty: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Beaty grounded out to second
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • R. Hill Pitching:
    • A. McCutchen: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul tip, McCutchen struck out on foul tip
    • J. Segura: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Segura grounded out to third
    • B. Harper: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Harper grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • N. Pivetta Pitching:
    • J. Pederson: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pederson grounded out to first
    • M. Muncy: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Muncy struck out on foul tip
    • C. Seager: Strike looking, Ball, Seager grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)