Alex Wood admitted two hits in five scoreless innings, Chase Utley and Adrián Gonzalez fired home runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers blew the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Friday in the first game of their series.
Wood extended his best personal streak without allowing runs to 25 episodes and a third, the best data in the majors so far this season. The left began the course in the bullpen, had a chance thanks to the injury of one of the Dodgers’ starters and since then he did not get off the rotation.
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Wood (6-0) struck out eight and walked two.
The Dodgers have won nine of their last 11 games at home and their 19-8 record at their home stadium is the second best in the competition.
Jake Arrieta (5-4) is still struggling with the current Major League champion, who cut a three-game winning streak. The right-hander gave up four runs and five hits in six innings, with nine strikeouts and a ticket.
For the Cubs, Willson Contreras 3-0. The Puerto Rican Javier Báez of 3-1.
By the Dodgers, Cubans Yasmani Grandal 3-1, with a powered; Yasiel Puig of 3-0. The Mexican Adrian Gonzalez of 4-1, with an annotated and two impelled. The Puerto Rican Enrique Hernandez 1-0.