Game 104: The Dodgers lose ground, but have time to make it up.

Andrew Toles

Dodgers right fielder Andrew Toles runs into the wall while chasing a hit by Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder David Peralta in the ninth inning. Toles received treatment but stayed in the game. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers did something Saturday that they haven’t done in 24 days: they lost ground in the National League West. They’ll have time to make up their two-game deficit, however, after a 4-2 loss to the Diamondbacks.

The box score is here.

The photo gallery is here.

Yasiel Puig still hasn’t figured out how to hit a fastball this season. Dodgers hitting coach Turner Ward says it’s a process that takes time, but it’s understandable why the Dodgers might run out of patience by the trade deadline.

Puig did not take questions after the game.

Here’s what everyone else was saying:

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.