Dodgers hold on to beat Reds 8-7

LOGAN FORSYTHE AND JUSTIN TURNER HOMERED, KENTA MAEDA PITCHED FIVE STRONG INNINGS AND DROVE IN TWO RUNS AND KIKE HERNANDEZ MADE A SPECTACULAR GAME-SAVING CATCH AS THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS HELD ON TO BEAT THE CINCINNATI REDS 8-7 SUNDAY.

MAEDA (5-3), IN HIS FIRST APPEARANCE SINCE JUNE 9 AND FIRST START SINCE JUNE 4, ALLOWED JUST THREE HITS AND ONE RUN IN FIVE INNINGS TO HELP THE DODGERS COMPLETE A THREE-GAME SWEEP.

SCOOTER GENNETT HIT A THREE-RUN HOME RUN, HIS FIRST SINCE HE HAD A MAJOR-LEAGUE RECORD-TYING FOUR ON JUNE 6, AND ADAM DUVALL AND EUGENIO SUAREZ EACH ADDED SOLO SHOTS FOR THE REDS. CINCINNATI TRIED TO RALLY FROM AN 8-1 DEFICIT IN THE SIXTH INNING. 

HOWEVER, HERNANDEZ WENT BACK TO THE LEFT-FIELD WALL AND MADE AN AWKWARD LEAPING GRAB OF JOEY VOTTO'S ATTEMPT AT A GO-AHEAD EXTRA-BASE HIT WITH RUNNERS ON FIRST AND THIRD IN THE EIGHTH.

KENLEY JANSEN GOT THE LAST THREE OUTS FOR HIS 15TH SAVE.

BRONSON ARROYO (3-6) LASTED ONLY THREE INNINGS, GIVING UP FIVE RUNS AND SEVEN HITS.

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