Dodgers’ Sheehan pitches six no-hit innings in debut, but Giants win in extras


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Crawford singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Friday night after getting no-hit for six innings by Emmet Sheehan in his major-league debut.

The Dodgers’ bullpen imploded once again, giving up five runs after Sheehan departed.

But they rallied to tie it at 5 in the ninth on Freddie Freeman’s infield single to second off Camilo Doval. They had the potential winning run at third in the 10th but pinch-hitter Austin Barnes took a called third strike to end the inning.

Designated runner Patrick Bailey began the 11th at second and took third on Mike Yastrzemski’s sacrifice fly to center off Alex Vesia (0-4). James Outman fired to third in an attempt to get Bailey, whose left foot came over the bag. But the tag didn’t stay on his right knee and he was called safe in a play that was reviewed.

Crawford, who was hitless in his first four at-bats, singled to right, scoring Bailey for a 6-5 lead. Austin Slater’s RBI single added an insurance run.

The Giants have won five in a row and eight of 11. They are 20-9 since May 15.

Tyler Rogers (3-2) got the win with one hit in one inning of relief. Jakob Junis got the last three outs for his first save.

Joc Pederson’s RBI single pulled the Giants to 4-3 in the eighth. They tied it on Thairo Estrada’s sacrifice fly. Casey Schmitt reached on a single to shortstop off Tayler Scott that scored Pederson for a 5-4 lead.

Wilmer Flores went deep for a two-run shot to left field in the seventh, leaving the Giants trailing 4-2. He fouled a ball off his foot during the at-bat and later left the game.

Sheehan dazzled after being called up directly from Double-A Tulsa. The 23-year-old, in his third season with the Dodgers organization, is the sixth rookie and fourth pitcher to play for the team this season.

Sheehan threw 51 of 89 pitches for strikes, with his fastball averaging 95.6 mph. He struck out three and walked two.

He was greeted with high-fives and hugs in the dugout after retiring the side in the sixth, leaving with a 4-0 lead. Sheehan is a graduate of Fordham Prep, the same high school in the Bronx attended by the late Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully.

The Dodgers led 4-0 in the fifth. Will Smith had a two-out RBI bloop single and J.D. Martinez had a RBI double. James Outman singled, and left fielder Michael Conforto dropped the ball twice in his haste to make the throw. Smith and Martinez scored on the error.

Sheehan was backed by sparkling defense from Miguel Rojas, Freeman and Mookie Betts.

In the fourth, shortstop Rojas backhanded a ball hit by Estrada and as he slid, he turned and thew to second base to nab Pederson.

Wilmer Flores sent a pop foul to the first-base warning track and Freeman went into the protective netting, caught the ball and landed in the first-row seats to end the fourth.

Betts had two highlight-reel plays in the sixth. He made a long run to his left to rob LaMonte Wade Jr. for the second out. Then Betts made a diving catch on his belly of a line drive by Pederson to end Sheehan’s 1-2-3 inning.

The Dodgers had five rookies on the field in the fifth after losing left fielder David Peralta and third baseman Chris Taylor. Peralta left with a left hamstring strain, while Taylor had right knee pain.


Giants: OF Mitch Haniger underwent surgery to repair a fractured ulna in his right arm. He went on the IL and is expected to be out 10 weeks.

Dodgers: 3B Max Muncy went on the IL with a strained hamstring. He could return in time for a home series against Houston starting on June 23. … 3B Chris Taylor left in the fourth with right knee pain and LF David Peralta departed in the third with a left hamstring strain.


Giants: They had yet to announce a starter.

Dodgers: RHP Bobby Miller (3-0, 0.78) is the second straight rookie to start for the Dodgers.


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