The firepower in their bullpen makes it easy for the
The first evidence arrived Monday night. Rodriguez led off the ninth inning by walking pinch hitter
The hesitation allowed Tejada to reach first base at roughly the same time as Rodriguez's low throw to the inside of the base. Tejada ran into second baseman
Baxter rounded second and reached third by the time Espinosa, gloveless, had retrieved the ball in foul ground. When Baxter slipped between third and home, Espinosa fired to third, just late as Baxter scrambled back to the bag.
Daniel Murphy then flared a soft line drive into shallow right field for a walk-off single.