First base umpire Ted Barrett calls Dexter Fowler safe, having beaten a footrace with Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez (right), after pitcher Pedro Baez (foreground) failed to cover the bag. (Stephen Carr/Staff photographer)
The Dodgers will fly to Chicago tomorrow needing two wins to save their season
, having lost Game 4 of the National League Championship Series 8-4 to the Chicago Cubs
The photo gallery is here.
The box score is here.
Joe Blanton found himself on the wrong side of a game-altering home run for the second time in the series.
The Cubs got the start they needed from postseason ace Jon Lester. The Dodgers tried to give Lester a long night on the basepaths. For the most part, it didn’t work.
Speaking of unusual playoff tactics: The Dodgers’ organist provided the soundtrack to the Cubs’ batting practice.