Dodgers turn tears to smiles, rout Padres after Vin Scully tribute

A bouquet hangs next to the retired Vic Scully mic as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin throws to the plate during their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The San Diego Padres’ Juan Soto follows through on a single during the first inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The San Diego Padres’ Manny Machado is jeered by fans after striking out during the first inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws to the plate during their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Mookie Betts is safe at second base with a double as the San Diego Padres’ Jake Cronenworth takes a late throw during the first inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman, is hit by a pitch from San Diego Padres starting pitcher Sean Manaea during the first inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Mookie Betts scores on an infield single by Will Smith during the first inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Dodgers’ Hanser Alberto is safe at second base after hitting a two-run double as the Padres’ Jake Cronenworth applies a late tag during the first inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers scored eight runs in the first three innings and cruised to an 8-1 win on the night when former broadcaster Vin Scully was celebrated with a pregame ceremony just days after he passed away. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman, left, and Will Smith congratulate each other after they scored on a double by Hanser Alberto during the first inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers scored all of their runs in the first three innings and cruised to an 8-1 wim. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws to the plate during the first inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman loses his helmet as he runs to third base during the third inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor steals third base as San Diego Padres third baseman Brandon Drury fields a late throw during the third inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor, right, and Trayce Thompson return to the dugout after scoring on a double by Cody Bellinger, not pictured, during the third inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

From left, the Padres’ Juan Soto, Wil Myers and Manny Machado watch from the dugout while trailing the Dodgers by eight runs during the fourth inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers got the better of the restocked Padres for the sixth time in seven meetings this season, but the rivals have 12 regular-season games remaining and the possibility of a playoff series looms as well. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The San Diego Padres’ Juan Soto connects on a swing during the third inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The San Diego Padres’ Manny Machado sits in the dugout during the fifth inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The San Diego Padres’ Manny Machado speaks with home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt after his strikeout during the sixth inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The San Diego Padres’ Ha-seong Kim is safe as Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman can’t make the play on a low throw during the eighth inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Joey Gallo hits a single during the eighth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Dodgers’ Joey Gallo heads to first as he hits a single during the eighth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

San Diego Padres relief pitcher Matthew Batten, who usually plays the infield, throws to the plate during the eighth inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers pitcher Tyler Anderson smiles as he gets to pinch-hit during the eighth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres, who were using a position player to pitch, on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers catcher Will Smith is seen with a patch on his shoulder in memory of longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully as he kneels at the plate during the ninth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, was honored with a pregame ceremony. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers relief pitcher Phil Bickford throws to the plate during the ninth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The San Diego Padres’ Josh Bell, left, scores on a sacrifice fly by Brandon Drury as Dodgers catcher Will Smith takes a high throw during the ninth inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers relief pitcher Phil Bickford, left, and catcher Will Smith celebrate after the final out of their 8-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Dodgers’ Justin Turner, left, and Gavin Lux celebrate after their 8-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Fans watch fireworks as photographs honor the memory of longtime Dodgers announcer Vin Scully following the team’s 8-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, was honored with a pregame ceremony. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A bouquet hangs next to the retired Vic Scully mic as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Thousands of fans look on as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully before Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Scully passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, and the pregame tribute included a video, a banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Fans look toward the video board as a video is played about Vin Scully as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Vin Scully shares a laugh with Willie Mays, right, as fans watch the video board prior to Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94. Scully was honored with a video tribute, a moment of silence, a new banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Fans and Dodgers players look on as late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is honored during a ceremony prior to their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Fans and San Diego Padres players look on as late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is honored during a ceremony prior to their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The San Diego Padres’ Austin Nola watches a video tribute during a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers players and coaches stand on the field as late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is honored during a ceremony prior to their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers players, coaches and staff watch a video tribute during a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A video screen at Dodger Stadium shows late broadcaster Vin Scully during a tribute to him before Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully died on Tuesday at the age of 94. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Angie Varella of Los Angeles holds up her 2014 Vin Scully replica microphone as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Angie Varella of Los Angeles holds up her 2014 Vin Scully replica microphone during a pregame ceremony honoring the Hall of Fame broadcaster on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers paid tribute to Scully, who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, with a video tribute, a banner and some words from Manager Dave Roberts before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Dodgers broadcasters Orel Hershiser, left, and Joe Davis unveil a banner during a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers players, coaches and staff applaud during a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers broadcasters Joe Davis, right, and Orel Hershiser unveiled a new banner beneath the Dodger Stadium broadcast booth as a tribute to longtime broadcaster Vin Scully during a ceremony before Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers paid tribute to Scully, who passed away earlier in the week, with a ceremony that included a moment of silence, a video, the banner and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Fans watch during a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A fan shades himself with a Vin Scully mic hat as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A banner honoring late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is unveiled during a ceremony prior to the game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts holds a microphone in the air during a pregame tribute to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94. The team honored the Hall of Fame broadcaster with a video tribute, a banner and some words from Roberts before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Vin Scully fans look on prior to Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94. Scully was honored with a video tribute, a moment of silence, a new banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A fan holds flowers as she watches a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Fans look on as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts tips his hat as he and the players walk off the field following a pregame tribute to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94. The team honored Scully with a video tribute, a banner and some words from Roberts before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

The Dodgers’ Hanser Alberto, center, tips his hat following a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A fan wipes away tears as she watches a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Manager Dave Roberts #30 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tips his hat as the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94 prior to a MLB baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Friday, August 5, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Fans look on as longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully is honored during a ceremony prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A fan reacts as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully before Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Scully passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, and the pregame tribute included a video, a banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin tips his hat to honor late broadcaster Vin Scully before pitching during the first inning of their game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully, who died Tuesday at the age of 94, was honored during a pregame ceremony. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Umpires tip their hats toward the broadcast booth following a ceremony honoring longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A fan looks at memorabilia of Vin Scully as the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94 prior to a MLB baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Friday, August 5, 2022. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG)

Ramon Martan with his daughter, 13-year-old Evelyne Martan, of Fresno celebrate wearing their Vin Scully T-shirts as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A fan wears a “It’s Time for Dodgers Baseball” t-shirt as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A wreath placed at the entrance to the press box at Dodger Stadium on Friday before the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers paid tribute to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away earlier in the week, with a pregame ceremony. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

A wreath is displayed next to pictures of Vin Scully at the entrance to the Dodger Stadium press box that bears his name before Friday’s game against the Padres. The Dodgers celebrated the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, with a pregame ceremony. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Nelly Ramirez, left, Lupe Marchese of Gardena wear their Vin Scully T-shirts around Dodger Stadium in honor of the Hall of Fame broadcaster before Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Scully passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, and Friday’s pregame tribute included a video, a banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Flowers honoring late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully are seen prior to Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully, who died at 94 on Tuesday, was honored with a pregame ceremony. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

A display honoring late Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully is seen prior to Friday’s game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully, who died at 94 on Tuesday, was honored with a pregame ceremony. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Fans wear their Vin Scully t-shirts around the stadium as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A wreath sits next to pictures of Vin Scully as part of a display before Friday’s game against the Padres at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers celebrated the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, with a pregame ceremony. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Valentin and Venessa Preciado of Lake Elsinore show off their Vin Scully t-shirts as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Members of the Dodgers grounds crew prepare a Vin Scully logo on the mound prior to the team’s game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. The team was preparing to celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Fans wear their Vin Scully T-shirts around Dodger Stadium in honor of the Hall of Fame broadcaster before Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Scully passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, and Friday’s pregame tribute included a video, a banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Sean Manaea warms up in the outfield next to a Vin Scully logo as the Dodgers celebrate the life of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin stands next to a Vin Scully logo in honor of the Hall of Fame broadcaster before Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Scully passed away Tuesday night at the age of 94, and a pregame tribute Friday included a video, a banner below the broadcast booth and Manager Dave Roberts addressing the crowd. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Boyd Roberson, Vin Scully’s stage manager, walks out of the Vin Scully press box as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

A fan walks past memorabilia of Vin Scully as the Dodgers celebrate the life of the Hall of Fame broadcaster, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 94, before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

Two fans wear T-shirts honoring broadcaster Vin Scully while waiting in line to enter Dodger Stadium before Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres. The Hall of Fame broadcaster, who died Tuesday night, was honored during a pregame ceremony. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A fan wears a Vin Scully T-shirt before a ceremony honoring the longtime Dodgers broadcaster prior to the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Artist Nicholas Gagliarducci paints a portrait of broadcaster Vin Scully near Dodger Stadium before the Dodgers’ game against the San Diego Padres on Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Scully passed away Tuesday at 94 and was honored during a pregame ceremony. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Flowers and gestures left at the Sunset entrance to Dodger Stadium on Friday in a tribute to longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who died Tuesday at the age of 94. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES ― A night that began with a moving tribute to Vin Scully felt certain to end with a hotly contested duel between the two best teams in the National League West.

Instead, the San Diego Padres pulled up a chair and watched the Dodgers cruise to an 8-1 victory before an announced crowd of 52,714 at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers’ final inning at the plate ended with a position player (Matthew Batten) pitching to a pitcher (Tyler Anderson).

Anderson struck out smiling on a 54-mph heater.

The Dodgers scored four runs in the first inning and four in the third, leaving the most dramatic moments Friday for the on-field celebration of Scully, who died Tuesday at age 94. The first pitch of the game was delayed eight minutes by the ceremony.

“I haven’t experienced anything like that since, probably, six years ago,” Dodgers outfielder Trayce Thompson said. “(Scully’s) last homestand, when Kevin Costner spoke and stuff, I remember that. It was pretty emotional. You’ve got to snap right back into it.”

That they did. Will Smith went 3 for 4, including a bases-loaded single to start the scoring in the first inning. Mookie Betts and Trea Turner each contributed two hits to the Dodgers’ 12-hit attack.

Tony Gonsolin (13-1) threw five scoreless innings en route to his first win at Dodger Stadium since July 7. The right-hander finished the first half undefeated, only to allow two home runs in the All-Star Game here and take the loss for the National League.

Gonsolin lost at home to the Nationals on July 25, then allowed three runs in a win at Colorado in his last start.

“I think some of the trust in the fastball is coming back, which is nice to see,” he said. “It’s great when our hitters hit like they do, give that support, so I’m able to attack guys.”

By the skin of his teeth, Gonsolin survived the first inning without allowing a run.

With one out, Juan Soto was greeted with resounding boos prior to his first Dodger Stadium at-bat as a Padre. He then smoked an 0-and-1 fastball 108.5 mph to center field for a single.

Gonsolin went to a full count against the next batter, Manny Machado, then struck him out with a well-placed fastball on the outside corner. Josh Bell shot a single down an unguarded third-base line, sending Soto to second. Jake Cronenworth hit Gonsolin’s 30th pitch of the inning sharply toward first base, where Freddie Freeman got his glove down in time to smother the ball and record the final out himself.

Then, as quickly as it announced itself, the Padres’ new-look offense went quiet.

Gonsolin walked Brandon Drury to begin the second inning, then fell behind Trent Grisham 3-and-0. As if he had replaced himself with a strike-throwing twin, Gonsolin used his next three pitches – all fastballs – to punch out Grisham. That began a streak in which Gonsolin retired 12 of the final 13 batters he faced.

“I think just falling behind in some counts, not landing some of the offspeed stuff for strikes kind of forced me into being fastball-heavy,” said Gonsolin, who threw the heater on 52 of his 98 pitches. “I thought it was pretty good today, and executed it when I needed to.”

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David Price (1⅔ innings) and Reyes Moronta (1⅓ innings) did not allow a run in relief of Gonsolin. In the ninth inning, Phil Bickford issued a leadoff walk to Bell, who came around to score on a sacrifice fly.

The prizes of the Padres’ preposterous trade-deadline party – Soto, Bell and Drury – all reached base at least once. The rest of their lineup went 2 for 22 with one walk.

The Dodgers (73-33) lead the Padres (61-48) by 13½ games in the division. They stole all the thunder from a matchup of the final two teams bidding to acquire Soto. The Washington Nationals ultimately traded Soto and Bell to San Diego on Tuesday for five prospects and first baseman Luke Voit.

“I told (Soto and Bell) they look terrible in brown,” joked Turner, who played with Soto in Washington from 2018-21. “It’s good to see them on a team that’s competing and wanting to win a championship. I think they deserve it. Juan’s won a World Series, was a big part of our team in ’19, then JB hasn’t been there yet. Hopefully, he gets a chance to play in the postseason.

“I’m happy for those guys. I look forward to playing a lot of baseball against them.”

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