Everyone else in the
The first-place Dodgers continued their astounding turnaround Tuesday, overcoming a five-run deficit, a shaky start by
The victory was the Dodgers' fifth straight and 22nd in 27 games.
Their streak looked like it was in jeopardy when the Blue Jays chased the up-and-down Capuano after 4 1/3 innings with five runs, and then added three more against Marmol in his 1 2/3 innings. Marmol gave up four hits, a walk and threw a wild pitch. Otherwise, he was lights out.
The Dodgers found themselves down 8-3 after six innings, which in their previous lifetime -- a month ago -- would have meant game over.
But these are the new Dodgers, a sudden offensive juggernaut brimming with confidence, who act like they enjoy nothing more than a good challenge.
So they climbed back in the game by scoring three times in the seventh and then won it with four more in the eighth.
In their last three games, they've scored 33 runs on 41 hits.
On this night against a reeling Toronto team that has lost six consecutive games, the Dodgers started their comeback in the seventh in innocent fashion.
A single by Gonzalez and a walk to
The Dodgers took their first lead of the night in the eighth after
Ethier’s home run was his seventh.