Umpire David Rackley is treated after he was hit with a ball during the fifth inning Sunday. He did not return to the game. (Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO — The Dodgers rallied for four runs in the 17th inning — yes, the 17th — to beat the Padres 9-5
. It was their longest game since a 17-inning win over the Padres in April 2007, also at Petco Park. The box score is here
The Dodgers are shifting less with Clayton Kershaw on the mound compared to their other pitchers. Kershaw starts tomorrow.
Here’s what manager Dave Roberts said after the game:
Yasiel Puig watches his fifth home run of the season leave Petco Park on Friday in San Diego. (Getty Images)
The San Diego Padres hit the last of five home runs Friday, a walk-off shot by Melvin Upton Jr.
against Kenley Jansen
, in an 8-7 win over the Dodgers
. The box score is here
The Dodgers are 21-22, 3 ½ games behind the first-place San Francisco Giants. Jansen isn’t the problem, but they’ll carry eight men in their bullpen for another five games after today anyway.
Here are some postgame comments from Dave Roberts, Scott Kazmir, A.J. Ellis and Yasiel Puig:
ANAHEIM — The Angels found another way to beat the Dodgers, their third win in the four-game interleague series. The box score is here.
Technology has a place in baseball, opines colleague Jeff Miller.
The hobbled Angels beat the Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday. The box score is here.
Dodgers pitcher Pedro Baez throws the ball hard but takes his sweet time between pitches.
Clayton Kershaw pitched eight typically strong innings and Joc Pederson hit his team-leading seventh and eighth home runs of the season in a 5-1 win over the Angels. The box score is here.
Trayce Thompson got his second consecutive start against a right-handed pitcher Tuesday and he’s making the most of his opportunities.