Dodgers fans will hate Brock Purdy even more after snub at Giants game

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To kick off the second matchup in a three-game set for the Dodgers and Giants, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl LVIII-losing quarterback Brock Purdy threw out the first pitch to Kyle Harrison. It was a wild one that Harrison reached up to try to snag, but to no avail; it tipped off his glove and landed well behind home plate.

And that summed up the night the Giants were about to have pretty well. After some slow-going in the first three innings, Dodgers went on to put up 10 runs against the Giants, with LA's pitching keeping opposing batters to just two. Four Dodgers hitters had multi-hit games, and Shohei Ohtani finished the evening just a triple shy of the cycle, with a home run that very nearly ended up in McCovey Cove.

Either Purdy got bored before all of the run-scoring or he was just getting up to grab a beer, but he was caught leaving his seat during the third inning. He stopped to take a quick picture with a fan in a Giants jersey, headed up a few more rows, and blew right by a Dodgers fan also requesting a picture (follow that link!).

Brock Purdy skirted a Dodgers fan right before LA went on to pummel the Giants, 10-2

Keaton Winn was the pitcher on the bump for the Giants, and he was looking pretty good until the fourth, when Ohtani hit his 446-foot home run to spark the Dodgers offense. Teoscar Hernández followed to drive in Freddie Freeman, Max Muncy hit a sac fly to score Will Smith, then Gavin Lux tripled to score Hernández.

Winn was pulled after giving up two singles in the top of the fifth, but then Smith came up to drive in a run, making Winn responsible for five earned runs on the night. It didn't end there; Ohtani doubled to make it six for LA against reliever Randy Rodríguez, then the Dodgers rained four more runs on Nick Avila in the ninth. All told, the Dodgers got eight extra base hits (three triples!) and hit .350 with RISP versus the Giants' .143.

Maybe Purdy cursed the Giants by skirting that Dodgers fan or with his pretty awful first pitch; either way, the Dodgers took the series and made it look easy.

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