LOS ANGELES -- Mark Ellis singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Ellis lofted the ball over the head of leaping shortstop Derek Jeter to score Andre Ethier, who singled and stole second.
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The Dodgers improved to 27-6 since June 21, their best stretch since going 29-5 during a 34-game run from Aug. 7-Sept. 9, 1953.
Kenley Jansen (4-3) struck out two in a perfect ninth for the win.
Shawn Kelley (3-1) took the loss in relief in the Yankees' third-ever series at Dodger Stadium and first since June 2010.