The newest member of the Los Angeles Dodgers is already paying off for the team. In Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Granderson hit a monster shot into the water behind the stadium. That home run helped break open the game in favor of the Dodgers, making them the first team to hit 90 wins for the season. Here's the latest MLB game recap including top performers, stats, a standings update, and what's next for these two teams.

Game recap

The Los Angeles Dodgers recorded a total of 14 hits in today's win against the Pirates. Half of those hits were tallied by center fielder Chris Taylor, Yasiel Puig, and Enrique Hernandez.

The three players also had two RBIs between them.

The newly-acquired Curtis Grandson stepped up to the plate in the fourth inning and hit a solo shot off pitcher Chad Kuhl. That made for 22 this season for Granderson between the Dodgers and Mets. In the eighth inning, it was back-to-back home runs from Yasmani Grandal and Adrian Gonzalez. For Grandal, it was his 17th on the season, while Gonzalez picked up his second.

The Pittsburgh Pirates managed just two runs on six hits in today's game. Recent game winner Josh Harrison had one of the hits, while shortstop Jordy Mercer had two hits and an RBI. Right fielder Adam Frazier had the other RBI. Coming up with the loss in the pitching matchup was Chad Kuhl who is now 6-9 for the season.

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Over six innings Kuhl gave up six hits and two runs with two strikeouts.

Today's winning pitcher was Hyun Jin Ryu who also worked six innings for the Dodgers. He gave up four hits but just a run while striking out two batters. Los Angeles got pitching help from Josh Fields, Tony Watson, and Pedro Baez. Brandon Morrow earned today's save which was his first of the season.

Standings & what's next

With today's win, the Los Angeles Dodgers become the first team with 90 wins this season. With an overall record of 90-36, they're still the team to beat in baseball. Next up, L.A. takes on the Milwaukee Brewers at home. That game takes place on Friday night at 10:10 p.m. Eastern Time or 7:10 p.m. Pacific Time.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drop to 61-67 overall and 35-31 at home for their MLB season. The Pirates are still considered part of the MLB Wild Card chase, but are 8.5 games back from the two teams at the top -- the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. The team gets a chance to bounce back from tonight's loss when they visit the Reds in Cincinnati for a 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time game on Friday night.