And nights like this.
One night after the
Puig's blast, his third home run in four big-league games, was measured at 408 feet -- to the opposite (right) field.
A stadium camera man caught
He wasn't alone.
The homer came on the first pitch Puig saw from Braves relief pitcher
And it overshadowed a sterling pitching performance by
Greinke pitched a strong seven innings, giving up only four hits in what was by far his most impressive outing since returning from a broken left collarbone. In his three previous starts since coming off the disabled list, the right-hander had a 8.78 earned-run average.
Greinke worked hard for his success. He threw 117 pitches and had to work out of a jam in his final inning when
The shutout was preserved when Greinke stuck out
The hard-luck loser was
Reliever Gearrin didn't experience anything close to that kind of success.
With one out, he gave up back-to-back singles to
Then came Puig, who wasted no time sending
The Dodgers are now one game over .500.
Well, at home at least.