By Sam Bush
Ross Stripling fanned nine Phillies, Matt Kemp homered and drove in four runs, and the Dodgers won 8-2.
Stripling (3-1), who gave up a run and four hits, has won each of his last three starts and lowered his ERA as a starter to 2.18, with a 1.68 mark overall.
Kemp had an RBI double in the first inning, a two-run home run in the third and a sacrifice fly in the eighth as he recorded his team-leading 16th multi-hit game and second in two nights. His two hits moved him into the National League lead with a .345 batting average.
Phillies starter Zach Eflin (1-2) lasted just four innings, giving up five runs and seven hits. Nick Williams homered for the Phils, his sixth of the season and second in two games.
“Eflin was good he was just having trouble locating and fell behind,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said. “They have some good hitters over there. Kemp is swinging the bat very well. It’s hard to sneak a fastball or a slider by him right now.”
Over his last three starts, Eflin has been unable to get through five innings.
“They took advantage of my bad pitches and they hit some good pitches,” Eflin said. “It was just one of those days where I got hit around.”
The Dodgers have won five of their last six games against the Phillies at Dodger Stadium, going back to April of last season. Since the start of 2015, the Dodgers have won 10 of 13 against the Phillies in Los Angeles.
Cody Bellinger had two hits for the Dodgers, his first multi-hit game since May 8.