MLB: Julio Urías reaches 500 strikeouts and leads the Dodgers to victory

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Denver, Colorado / 30.06.2022 03:57:05

Receiving the offensive support that even a few weeks ago was conspicuous by its absence, the Mexican Julius Uriah fanned five to reach 500 strikeouts in his Major League Baseball career (MLB) and guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies to avoid his team’s sweep at Coors Field.

In the last three games that Urías has pitched, the offense has scored two or more runs in the first three innings, giving the pitcher from Culiacán, Sinaloa an advantage, which has led him to win those three games and finally get back on a par. his win-loss mark is 6-6.

The day was a milestone in the career of ‘Culichi’ because, after striking out Yonathan Daza in the first inning, he struck out Brendan Rodgers in the second inning to reach the mark of 500 strikeouts in his Major League career. .

Rodgers himself hit an RBI double in the fourth inning, while in the sixth they walked him and gave him two more singles that drove in the second run in the game for the Rockies. Dave Roberts, the pilot, asked him for the ball after the second hit and Brusdar Graterol entered the relief with some success because, despite the fact that he withdrew the entry, he allowed one of the runners that Urías left in inheritance to end up scoring.

Julio Cesar wound up pitching 5.1 three-run innings and five strikeouts in the same park that saw him have one of his worst starts of the season in April when he allowed six runs in just over 2.0 innings.

Fortunately for their cause, the Dodgers offense had already taken a significant lead with a solo homer by Freddie Freeman in the first inning, three RBIs between Trea Turner and Eddy Alvarez in the second roll, one more by Alvarez in the fourth and another Will Smith’s home run in the fifth.

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Cody Bellinger homered the Dodgers to seal the win in the eighth.

If nothing changes in the rotation, Urías would be facing the Rockies again at Dodger Stadium next Monday, July 4, an important date in the United States calendar for the commemoration of independence.