LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 5-4.
The Dodgers remain 2 1/2 games behind NL West-leading San Francisco. Betts drove in four of the Dodgers' five runs.
He had a sacrifice fly in the third to make it 2-0. Walker Buehler improved to 14-3 for the Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a two-run homer, his 38th of the season which leads the National League.
It tied the game in the fourth. Chris Paddock took the loss for San Diego.