Joey Gallo belts key three-run homer in Dodgers’ win over Twins

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Joey Gallo, who didn’t person galore large hits during his abbreviated New York Yankees tenure, had a large infinitesimal for the Dodgers successful their 8-5 triumph implicit the Minnesota Twins connected Wednesday nighttime successful Los Angeles.

With the Dodgers clinging to a 5-4 pb successful the seventh inning, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts called connected Gallo to pinch deed for Hanser Alberto with runners connected archetypal and 2nd and 2 outs.

The 28-year-old promptly belted a three-run location tally disconnected righty reliever Griffin Jax, driving successful Trea Turner, who doubled and Will Smith, who walked.

Joey Gallo belts a three-run homer disconnected  of Griffin Jax during the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 8-5 triumph   implicit    the Twins.Joey Gallo belts a three-run homer disconnected of Griffin Jax during the seventh inning of the Dodgers’ 8-5 triumph implicit the Twins.AP

It was Gallo’s archetypal homer arsenic a Dodger and his 13th of the season. Gallo, who has conscionable 27 RBIs this season, is inactive hitting conscionable .162, but has been a spot amended since coming to Los Angeles.

In 5 games with the Dodgers, Gallo is hitting .214 (3-for-14) with 8 strikeouts. Though he’s not tearing the screen disconnected the ball, he’s posting amended numbers than helium did with the Yankees this season.

Gallo, who played successful 82 games for the Bombers this season, deed conscionable .159 with 106 strikeouts successful 273 at-bats.