J.D. Martinez goes deep twice as Dodgers top Tigers

J.D. Martinez homered twice among his three hits and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers opened their final homestand of the regular season with an 8-3 victory Monday against the Detroit Tigers.Miguel Rojas added a home run for the Dodgers, who clinched the National League West title Saturday. They won their fourth game in a row.Los Angeles (92-57) is 3 1/2 games behind Atlanta in the chase for the best record in the NL, with the Braves holding the tiebreaker.Lance Lynn (12-11), who is expected to be one of the Dodgers’ top three starters heading into the postseason, allowed three runs — all on a fifth-inning home run by Jake Rogers, in five innings. He gave up six hits and two walks while striking out six.Lynn has served up a major-league-leading 42 homers this year.Four Dodgers relievers followed with one perfect inning apiece.Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (11-9) gave up five runs in three-plus innings for the Tigers (70-80), who saw their four-game winning streak end. He departed in the fourth with an undisclosed injury, having yielded five hits and a walk with one strikeout.The Dodgers had a deal in place just before the trade deadline to acquire Rodriguez from the Tigers, but he used his no-trade rights to nix the move.Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera singled in the fifth inning to give him 3,166 hits, tying him with Adrian Beltre for 17th all-time.