Corey Seager started the rally with a one-out single. Taylor followed with a single to left under the glove of Machado, the Padres third baseman. The blast widened the lead to 7-2.
The Dodgers had also scored two runs in the fifth off Richards. Pederson drew a lead-off walk, moved to second on a passed ball by Austin Hedges and scored on Will Smith’s single. The catcher then scored from first on a double by Enrique Hernandez.
Right-hander Ross Stripling (3-0) allowed four runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings to record his third win in as many 2020 starts. He walked two and struck out seven.
Jansen picked up his second save in as many nights and his fourth of the season.
Tatis followed a two-out walk to Jurickson Profar with his fourth homer of the season to halve the lead to 4-2. The 418-foot drive left Tatis’ bat at 112 mph.
Greg Garcia hit a two-run double as the last hitter Stripling faced in the sixth to make it 7-4. Wil Myers, who singled in front of Garcia’s double in the sixth, homered off Caleb Ferguson in the eighth to make it 7-5.
Richards (0-1) allowed four runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts in five innings to take the loss.
–Field Level Media