lead before winning the set 7-6(2) in 62 minutes. from mary123's blog

PHOENIX -- Maybe Jake Lamb deserved more write-in votes as one of five NL players in the Final Vote lineup for the All-Star Game. Discount Blue Jays Jerseys .The Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman finished fourth in the voting, but won the battle Saturday against an actual All-Star, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen.Lamb later delivered another key hit that helped the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 2-1 in 12 innings Saturday night.Brandon Drurys single drove in Lamb with the winning run in the bottom of the 12th after Lamb had sent the game into extra innings with a tying double off Jansen in the ninth. Lamb then opened the 12th with a triple into the right field corner.Im not afraid to fail, Lamb said after a three-hit night. He (Jansen) has dominated me. I dont think Ive ever gotten a hit off him.Lamb got the triple off Dodgers reliever and losing pitcher Casey Fien (1-1).I hit it hard enough to get through. I just put it in the right spot. So that was nice, he said.After two intentional walks to load the bases, Drury laced a single through the drawn-in infield off Fien, ending the Diamondbacks five-game losing streak. It was Drurys first career game-ending hit.I was just trying to stay inside the ball, Drury said. I have really learned to focus just on the ball and not on the situation.The Dodgers had the bases loaded with two outs in the top of the 12th, but Randall Delgado (2-1) retired Yasiel Puig on a groundout to end the threat. The Dodgers stranded 15 runners on base.They still were in position to win with Jansen on the mound and a 1-0 lead with two outs in the ninth. But Lamb lined a two-strike double to drive in Michael Bourn, who had singled and stole second base.Of Lambs 63 runs batted in this season, 11 have come in the ninth inning.Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy struck out eight in six scoreless innings. McCarthy, a former Diamondbacks pitcher making his third start since returning from major elbow surgery that cost him most of last season, held Arizona to three hits in his longest outing of 2016.Diamondbacks starter Archie Bradley allowed a run on six hits, walked three and struck out three.The Dodgers bullpen, which entered Saturday with the lowest ERA in the majors, got scoreless innings from Adam Liberatore and Joe Blanton before Jansen blew his fourth save chance of the season. Jansen had not allowed a run in 14 previous games.Diamondbacks relievers held the Dodgers scoreless for six innings. Well before that, Justin Turner drove in the games first run with a soft single in the third inning, driving in Chase Utley, whod led off with a double.The Dodgers lost a chance to add to the lead in the seventh when Howie Kendrick, who was 3 for 3 up to that point, struck out against reliever Jake Barrett with the bases loaded.The offense, we had opportunities. We just couldnt get that big hit tonight but we had been doing a lot of good things offensively going into the break and (Friday) night, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. It was just one of those nights where those guys made pitches and hung in there.Jake Lamb is a great ballplayer and he got a big hit against one of the best closers, Roberts added. We expect Kenley to be perfect. Its not going to happen.INJURED UMPIREHome plate umpire Dale Scott left the game in the bottom of the first inning after taking a foul ball to his chin. The umpiring crew went to three men, with Lance Barrett moving behind the plate from first base after about a 12-minute delay.TRAINERS ROOMDodgers: LHPs Clayton Kershaw and Alex Wood threw to live hitters for the first time in their rehabilitations from injuries Saturday at Dodger Stadium, Kershaw throwing 60 pitches. Wood threw 30 to 40 pitches, Roberts said. If Kershaw feels fine on Sunday he could pitch as soon as next week at Washington or St. Louis. Kershaw (back) has been on the DL since July 1 and Wood (elbow) on the 60-day DL since May 31. ... OF Trayce Thompson was placed on the 15-day disabled list with lower back irritation and OF-IF Zach Walters was called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City. ... OF Joc Pederson (sprained AC joint) got a hit and walked twice in four at-bats Friday night in a rehab game for Oklahoma City. Hes been on the disabled list since June 29.Diamondbacks: RHP Zack Greinke is still dealing with oblique tightness and may not be ready to make a start this month. ... C-OF Chris Herrmann (hamstring) had an MRI Saturday morning but appeared as a pinch-hitter in the 10th inning.UP NEXTDodgers: RHP Kenta Maeda (7-6) is the scheduled starter against the Diamondbacks. Maeda has a win in two starts against Arizona this season.Diamondbacks: Sunday starter Robbie Ray (4-8) is 2-2 with a 2.40 ERA in five career starts against the Dodgers. Cheap Blue Jays Jerseys .ca look back at each of the Top 10 stories of 2013. 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Saketh, who had lost in straight sets on Friday to David Ferrer, also held to love in the second game.?However, Nadal and Lopez, who have won four doubles titles on the ATP tour, struck the first blow when they broke Paes serve in the fourth game to race to a 3-1 lead, with Saketh netting a volley on break point.Lopez, who won the French Open doubles title this year with Feliciano Lopez, was then broken in the seventh game when he hit a forehand wide after Saketh drilled a return right back at him. Paes, who was seeking to overtake Nicola Pietrangelis record for most doubles wins in the Davis Cup (42), faced a break point in the eighth game, but managed to stave it off as the Indians leveled the scores at 4-4.Nadal and Lopez were only playing together for the second time in the Davis Cup and their inexperience showed as Nadal was broken in the ninth game, giving India a 5-4 lead. The 28 year-old Saketh, who was pairing with the 43 year-old Paes for the first time in the Davis Cup, then closed out the first set as he held serve to win 6-4 in 42 minutes.The start oof the second set was identical to the first, as Nadal and Saketh held serve in their opening games without dropping a single point. Wholesale Blue Jays Jerseys. India then had the first break when they broke Lopezs serve in the third game as Saketh hit a couple of powerful forehands down the line.There were no more breaks in the second set and it was Saketh again who served for the set. However, he was broken as the Spanish team leveled the scores at 5-5. The second set went to a tie break, where the Spaniards raced to a 5-0 lead before winning the set 7-6(2) in 62 minutes.Nadal and Lopez broke Paes in the third game of the third set as Saketh committed three unforced errors at the net to hand Spain a 2-1 lead. The set was played out on serve for the next six games before Nadal produced a solid service game to win the set 6-4 in 47 minutes.The Indians raced to a 2-0 lead in the fourth set as Nadal committed an uncharacteristic double fault on break point in the second game to lose his serve for the second time in the match. The Indians couldnt capitalise though, as Saketh was broken in the seventh game, allowing Spain to narrow the deficit to 3-4.?The Spanish team then broke Paes in the ninth game as Nadal belted a forehand on break point. Nadal then sealed the match with a nerveless service game to win the fourth set in 50 minutes. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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