Clayton Kershaw struggles and the offense can't keep up with the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 7-2 loss that puts the Dodgers two games behind of the Giants.
PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte and Carson Kelly homered early off Clayton Kershaw, Zac Gallen pitched one-run ball for six innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks kept the Los Angeles Dodgers from reaching 100 wins by beating them 7-2 on Saturday night. The Dodgers (99-56) remain behind first-place San Francisco in the NL West race. The second-place team will host the NL wild-card game on Oct. 6, likely against the St. Louis Cardinals, who have won a franchise-record 15 consecutive games. Gallen (3-10)
Carson Kelly mashes a solo home run to left field off of Clayton Kershaw, increasing the D-backs lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the 2nd inning