Betts, who signed a 12-year, $ 365 million contract extension just before the start of this shortened season, started with a two-run home run in the opposite field on a fastball in the outside corner of the Padres phenomenon. Chris Paddack during the second round at Dodger. Stadium. He added a solo shot on a Luis Perdomo 0-2 lead in the fourth and another two-run homer on a Perdomo 3-1 splitter in the fifth, bringing his slash line to .310 / .372 /. 690.Thursday marked the third time Betts have hit three home runs in the first five innings of a game, the most common events in baseball history, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. Sosa notched his sixth career performance in three home runs in his 2,354th career game. Mize got there in his 1,884th game. Betts accomplished the feat in his 813th.
Betts, who was hit by a pitch in the first inning, hit a field single in the seventh, making him 4-for-4 on the night.