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Padres take down Dodgers in 11

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  • San Diego's Yasmani Grandal crosses the plate on his two-run home run as Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis and home plate umpire Derryl Cousins watch during the eighth inning Tuesday in Los Angeles.

      San Diego's Yasmani Grandal crosses the plate on his two-run home run as Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis and home plate umpire Derryl Cousins watch during the eighth inning Tuesday in Los Angeles.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Logan Forsythe hit a two-run single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning after Yasmani Grandal tied the score with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Tuesday night.

The Dodgers wasted an excellent outing from ace Clayton Kershaw and dropped 1 games behind St. Louis for the second NL wild card.

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John Ely (0-1), working his second inning of relief, gave up a leadoff single to Cameron Maybin in the 11th. Everth Cabrera followed with a bunt single, and both runners took an extra base on third baseman Luis Cruz's throwing error to first.

Will Venable was intentionally walked with one out before Forsythe lined a 1-2 pitch to right-center. Chase Headley followed with an RBI single.

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