Trea Turner doubled in the go-ahead run and Max Muncy added a three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally past the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday.
The NL West leaders reduced their magic number to six games.
Turner was hitless in his first four at-bats until his hit to deep left, scoring Austin Barnes, who reached on an infield single, for a 4-3 lead.
Get Southern California news, weather forecasts and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC LA newsletters.
Freddie Freeman walked and Turner took third on a wild pitch by Zack Littell (2-3) to set up Muncy, whose blast into the right-field pavilion made it 7-3. Muncy went 3 for 4 a day after hitting two homers in a 6-3 win.
The Dodgers took their first lead, 3-2, on Justin Turner's three-run homer in the fifth.
Get today's sports news out of Los Angeles. Here's the latest on the Dodgers, Lakers, Angels, Kings, Galaxy, LAFC, USC, UCLA and more LA teams.
Justin Turner has been as hot at the plate as the triple-digit temperatures that have gripped Southern California for over a week. He extended his hitting streak to 16 games, with 10 multi-hit games in his last 18.
David Villar homered twice and drove in all of the runs for the Giants, who led 2-0 in the fifth. Villar’s second homer — a solo shot off Justin Bruihl — tied it 3-all in the seventh of a game that began with a temperature of 99 degrees (37 Celsius).
After leaving eight runners on base through four innings, the Dodgers rallied in the fifth.
Freeman led off with a single, Muncy beat the shift with a bunt up the third-base line, and Justin Turner followed with his 11th homer of the season to center for a 3-2 lead. Lewis Brinson leapt at the wall, but couldn’t make the play.
Evan Phillips (6-3) got the win with 1 1/3 innings of relief.
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw allowed two runs and five hits in six innings and struck out eight in his third straight no-decision.
Giants starter Alex Cobb gave up three runs and seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. He struck out four and walked three.
Dodgers: OF Joey Gallo left the game in the top of the fourth with a right elbow contusion.
Giants: Haven't announced a starter Thursday for the series opener at Milwaukee.
Dodgers: After an off-day, RHP Dustin May (1-2, 3.94) starts Friday at San Diego in the opener of a three-game series.