09/02 00:03 CDT Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd win over rivals in same day
Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd win over rivals in same day
By BETH HARRIS
AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching
matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San
Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.
The Dodgers increased their division lead to 5 games after taking the series
opener 5-4 in 14 innings in a game that ended at 12:39 a.m. PST Tuesday. They
have won seven of their last eight.
Greinke (15-3) allowed one run and five hits in 7 1-3 innings. He struck out
five and walked one while improving to 7-0 in seven starts against the Giants
since joining the Dodgers in 2012.
Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth for his 28th save in 30 chances.
Bumgarner (16-7) gave up two runs and eight hits in seven innings, struck out
eight and walked one.