Puig fight
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) yells at San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) (not pictured) after Bumgarner hit Puig with a pitch during the first inning at Dodger Stadium. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers’ utility infielder, Justin Turner, homered twice off Giants ace Madison Bumgarner as the Dodgers beat San Francisco 4-2 on Tuesday night. The Dodgers now lead the NL West by 4.5 games and will look to write the script to their Hollywood ending against their hated rivals on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Tensions will be at an extreme high after both benches and bullpens cleared last night following a heated confrontation between Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Bumgarner after the Giants starter hit Puig on the left ankle in the first inning.

“He looked at me and said, ‘What are you looking at?’” said Puig through a translator.

Nobody was injured or ejected in the brawl, but tempers flared and you better believe there will be some spillover on Wednesday night when the Dodgers try and clinch the division against the team they hate the most.

“I like our chances,” said Matt Kemp who hit a two-run homerun off of Bumgarner after the benches cleared. “It would be nice to clinch against these guys.”

Zack Greinke (16-8) pitched beautifully as he is now 5-0 against them on the season. He also is unbeaten in seven career starts against the Dodgers bitter rivals and his only mistake on Tuesday night was an off-speed pitch he left up in the zone that Bumgarner hit over the wall in left –center for a two-run homerun.

The Dodgers will have their ace on the mound on Wednesday and potentially, the National League MVP in Clayton Kershaw as they look to seal up their second consecutive NL West title. Kershaw is 9-2 in his 13 games at home this season with a 1.75 ERA and one no-hitter. He has four shutouts against the Giants this year and will need another win in order to send the Dodgers into the playoffs.

Check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with many of the stars of last night’s game in the video below and remember to watch the game tonight as Tim Hudson takes the mound against Kershaw. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00PM, and the game will air on ESPN.

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