Stat of the Day: 19 wins for Urías

September 27th, 2021

MLB.com is keeping track of a Stat of the Day for the Dodgers this season, highlighting a unique, interesting or fun nugget from each game.

Sept. 26: Dodgers 3, D-backs 0 -- Urías matches Greinke
Left-hander Julio Urías picked up his MLB-leading 19th win of the season, becoming the first L.A. pitcher to reach 19 wins since Zack Greinke in 2015. Urías has a chance to win 20 games when he makes his final regular-season start on Oct. 1 against the Brewers.

Sept. 25: D-backs 7, Dodgers 2 -- Turner's multihomer game
Trea Turner recorded his first multihomer game as a member of the Dodgers with solo shots in the sixth and ninth innings. It's the fourth multihomer game of the season for Turner, second against the D-backs.

Sept. 24: Dodgers 4, D-backs 2 -- Dodgers dominating D-backs
The Dodgers are 15-2 against the D-backs this season with two games remaining in the season series. Over the last two seasons, the Dodgers are 23-4 against Arizona, the best record against any division opponent during that span.

Sept. 23: Dodgers 7, Rockies 5 -- Winning ways
With Thursday's win over the Rockies, the Dodgers improved to 35-12 since Aug. 1. That's the best record in baseball since then, ahead of the Giants, who are 34-15.

Sept. 22: Rockies 10, Dodgers 5 -- Raley's monster HR
In the fourth inning, Dodgers outfielder Luke Raley hit a two-run homer that had an projected distance of 472 feet. That's the longest homer by a Dodgers hitter this season and the third-longest tracked by Statcast since 2015.

Sept. 21: Dodgers 5, Rockies 4 (10) -- Dominance vs. NL West
With the win, the Dodgers are now 44-24 against NL West opponents this season, tied for the fourth-best winning percentage in MLB against division foes.

Sept. 19: Dodgers 8, Reds 5 -- Jansen picking up steam
Since blowing three consecutive saves from July 18-22, Kenley Jansen has reclaimed his lockdown form. Despite yielding a home run Sunday, he boasts a 1.48 ERA with 32 strikeouts over his past 24 appearances.

Sept. 18: Dodgers 5, Reds 1 -- L.A. spinning piles of wins
The Dodgers' pitching staff boasts three of the top arms in the National League Cy Young Award race with Walker Buehler (14-4), Max Scherzer (15-4) and Julio Urías (18-3). According to Stats by STATS, Los Angeles' trio is trying to join the 1927 Yankees as the only teams ever to have the top three pitchers in winning percentage at the end of a season (min. 15 decisions).

Sept. 17: Reds 3, Dodgers 1 -- When calling 'pen, relief provided
The Dodgers' bullpen has posted a 2.22 ERA in September. In their last 39 games (since Aug. 6), Dodgers relievers have posted a 2.08 ERA with 178 strikeouts.

Sept. 15: Dodgers 5, D-backs 3 -- Jansen shuts the door
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen struck out the side in the finale vs. the D-backs for his 33rd save, continuing his impressive stretch on the mound. Jansen hasn't given up a run in 13 consecutive outings and has allowed just two hits during that span.

Sept. 14: Dodgers 8, D-backs 4 -- Elite starting pitching run
With Tony Gonsolin tossing five scoreless innings against the D-backs, the Dodgers' starting rotation has allowed just three earned runs with 32 strikeouts over their last 31 1/3 innings of work, good for a 0.86 ERA.

Sept. 13: Dodgers 5, D-backs 1 -- Lux stepping up
Gavin Lux recorded a hit for the third consecutive game and has been a welcome addition to the Dodgers' lineup since being recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sept. 10. With a 1-for-3 performance against the D-backs, Lux is 5-for-7 over his last three games.

Sept. 12: Dodgers 8, Padres 0 -- Scherzer's immaculate inning
With an immaculate inning in the second – striking out the side on nine pitches -- Max Scherzer has completed three such innings. He joins Chris Sale and Sandy Koufax as the only pitchers on record to accomplish the feat.

Sept. 11: Dodgers 5, Padres 4 -- Lucky 7 for Buehler
Dodgers ace Walker Buehler tossed seven innings against the Padres, marking the 13th time this season that the right-hander completed seven or more innings in a start. He's completed six or more in 27 of his 29 starts.

Sept. 10: Dodgers 3, Padres 0 -- A talented trio
Julio Urías tossed seven shutout innings, lowering his season ERA to 2.98. The Dodgers have three of the 13 qualified starters with a sub-3.00 ERA this season (Urías, Max Scherzer, Walker Buehler).

Sept. 9: Cardinals 2, Dodgers 1 -- Vesia fans the side
Reliever Alex Vesia struck out the side on Thursday, continuing his impressive season. Since being recalled on July 9, Vesia has posted a 1.14 ERA and 30 strikeouts over 24 appearances.

Sept. 8: Cardinals 5, Dodgers 4 -- Trea's streak
With his infield single in the ninth inning against the Cardinals, Trea Turner extended his hitting streak to 15 games. That's the longest streak by a Dodgers player this season.

Sept. 7: Dodgers 7, Cardinals 2: Smith goes 4-for-4
Dodgers catcher Will Smith went a career-high 4-for-4 for the second time in a regular-season game. Smith had a five-hit game in last year's NLDS against the Padres.

Sept. 6: Dodgers 5, Cardinals 1: Max nears milestone
With 13 strikeouts, Max Scherzer needs just six strikeouts to join the exclusive 3,000-strikeout club. Scherzer also eclipsed the 200-strikeout mark for the ninth season in his 14-year career.

Sept. 5: Giants 6, Dodgers 4 -- Outscoring biggest rival
The Dodgers came up on the short end of the season series with the Giants, losing 10 of the 19 games between the two teams. Los Angeles got the edge in scoring, however, tallying 80 runs to 78 for San Francisco.

Sept. 4: Dodgers 6, Giants 1 -- Trea stings Giants
Trea Turner has done well over his career against San Francisco and continued that trend. His home run in the first inning was the third Turner has hit in 28 games against the Giants. He's batting .292 (33-for-113) lifetime when facing San Francisco.

Sept. 3: Giants 3, Dodgers 2 (11 innings) -- Seager stays hot at the plate
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager went 4-for-5 against the Giants and is batting .300 (33-for-110) since coming off the injured list on July 30. Seager has had multiple hits in 20 of the 68 games he's played this season.

Sept. 1: Dodgers 4, Braves 3 -- Scherzer ties Kershaw
With his nine strikeouts through six innings and no walks allowed against the Braves, Max Scherzer tied teammate Clayton Kershaw with 36 career games with nine punchouts and no walks. It's the second most in AL/NL history, only five behind Randy Johnson, who finished his career with 41.