Los Angeles Dodgers: Hunter Greene, Cincinnati Reds, sets velocity volume record for loss

LOS ANGELES — On a cool Southern California evening, Cincinnati RedsFor the rookie Hunter GreeneRecord-breaking heat brought about some remarkable changes.

Five innings of intense pitching later, the Los Angeles DodgersFinally caught up.

Trea TurnerTo snap a scoreless tie at sixth, the Dodgers launched a two-run homer and won 5-2 over the Reds. This was their fifth consecutive victory.

Greene's highly anticipated homecoming was a success. He threw 39 pitches at 100 mph or more – the most ever in one game since 2008 pitch tracking began. 33 was the previous record. New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom last June.

The right-hander of the 22-year-old, who was raised in Sherman Oaks, made his second major-league debut. He also pitched 13 pitches that were at least 101 mph — another record as a starter.

Greene finally felt the moment in the third innings, but not emotionally. He claimed that he was emotional after the event and became teary eyed on the bench.

Greene said, “I wish that we could have won, but it wasn't. It was a great time.” It was an incredible feeling and experience to play against that lineup. Freddie [Freeman]It was a small token of appreciation, but it was nice. I was glad to be able give that and to have family.

Greene's velocity dropping slightly during his outing, Turner was hit with a fastball at 99 mph that ended up in the left field seats.

Turner stated that “We had to be ready for 99 with an excellent slider and decent changeup.” “He's tough no mater how hard he throws, 99 or 101. But I think we did an excellent job of battling.”

Turner was able to score three hits, including an outfield single in the first. This shortstop is quick and has hit in every eight games. He also had hits in 27 of his previous seasons. This streak is the longest in Los Angeles' history.

Dodgers starter Julio UríasHis velocity was down in the spring, but he managed to beat Greene through his first season by giving up just one hit in five innings.

The Reds did not get their first hit until after the All-Star Game. Tyler StephensonHe ripped a single past the second baseman Max MuncyIn the fifth. The Dodgers won the fifth inning.

Austin BarnesThe sixth game against Greene was started by Turner with a single. Turner then hit a 1-1 fastball halfway to the bleachers in left-field for his first home run of this season.

Freeman then followed up with a strikeout, but reached first base when Stephenson passed it to him. Justin TurnerGreene was promoted to right-hander and Reds manager David Bell was appointed. Buck Farmer.

Two runs were added by The Dodgers to their total, one for Greene. Chris TaylorHit a 2-run single with 2 outs.

Turner stated that he wasn't going to give anything to us, and we had to work for it. “He was a stumbling block for us the first 5 1/2 inning, and then we got to him. He's really good, and I'm happy we won.

Greene (1-1) gave up three runs, two earned, on five hits over 5 1/3 innings. He also had six strikeouts and no walks. He threw 81 pitches.

Reds lost their fifth consecutive match – their last victory was last Sunday in Atlanta, when Greene made a major league debut.

Greene initially said that he wept on the bench during the third inning.

He said, “I didn’t cry, that’s just a poor choice in words,” with a smile. “I just cried a little.

“I was sitting on a bench and the idea just happened to me. It was a loud roar that I heard and felt. It's quite a different atmosphere up here. All of these factors contributed to my childhood experience at Dodger Stadium.

Turner didn't feel shaken by the large stage. Turner's home run was on a pitch near the plate.

Bell explained that it can take a while for young players to find the right (comfort) level. While he will have his moments, the benefits of the experience he's gained are speeding up his growth.

Freeman also added a sacrifice fly to the seventh, making it 5-0.

Urías walked one and struck out five. After sitting at 91 in Urias' season debut, he was now in the 92-mph range with his fastball. He's still not at his 94 mph speed average during his 20-win seasons of 2021.

With a Taylor Naquin RBI groundout and an RBI single, the Reds were able to get on the scoreboard in ninth. Tommy PhamReliever Mitch White.

Daniel HudsonHe got two outs in his first save of the season.

Evan Phillips(1-1) won the game with a scoreless sixth.

DEAL MAKERS

Reds sent Riley O'Brien, right-hander, to Seattle to receive cash or a player to be identified. O'Brien was designated to assignment Wednesday to make space on the 40 man roster for left-hander. Nick Lodolo.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Reds: INF/OF Nick SenzelBell confirmed that Senzel had not been positive, and Senzel was placed on COVID-19's injured list Friday. Senzel felt ill shortly before Friday's match. RHP Daniel Duartewas recalled by Triple-A Louisville. … While the hamstring strain in 2B Jonathan IndiaThe Reds expect to continue to improve and will decide if an IL transfer is necessary on Sunday.

Dodgers RHP Tommy KahnleAfter having Tommy John surgery in 2019, he has only one major league appearance. He made his third consecutive rehab outing at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, where he scored zero points, on Friday.

UP NEXT

Reds – RHP Tyler MahleHe makes his third appearance of the season, with a 1-0 record and a 1.05 ERA. He has a 2.05 ERA and is now 2-1 in four games against the Dodgers.

Dodgers LHP Andrew HeaneyAfter pitching 4/3 scoreless innings against Minnesota on Tuesday, (0-0, 0.00), he will be pitching at home with his team.

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