Justin Upton launches a solo homer in the third inning. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
By Jesse Sanchez / MLB.com
Max Scherzer turned in his longest outing of the season, surrendering just three hits and a walk in 7 2/3 scoreless innings. He was rewarded with the victory thanks to Justin Upton, who smacked a homer in the third inning and singled home another run in the seventh.
a-Grounded into a forceout for Pena, T in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Young, Ch 2 (14, Sanchez, J, Sanchez, J). HR: Upton, J (12, 3rd inning off Sanchez,
J, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Byrnes; Upton, J 5; Young, Ch 4; Ojeda. RBI: Upton, J 2 (37). Runners left
in scoring position, 2 out: Drew, S; Roberts, R 5; Young, Ch; Byrnes. Team RISP: 1-for-14. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Upton, J (9, 2nd base off Sanchez, J/Whiteside), Ojeda (2, 2nd base off Sanchez,
J/Whiteside), Young, Ch (9, 3rd base off Sanchez, J/Whiteside). CS: Upton, J (2, 3rd base by Medders/Whiteside). PO:
Reynolds, Ma (1st base by Whiteside).
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