And on they roll, with tough comebacks and walk-offs and a little of everything.
Kemp also started the rally that briefly put the Dodgers ahead in the eighth with a two-out walk against ex-Angel
That left it to
Greinke struck out a career-high 13 and lowered his earned-run average to 2.65. He walked only one, allowed just five hits and left the game after eight innings leading 2-1.
But on this night closer
It was only the fourth blown save of the year for Jansen and his first since June 20. He had saved 11 consecutive games. He had not given up a home run since June 14.
Both teams scored a solo run in the second, and then started scrambling.
The Braves started it with a leadoff double by Evan Gattis. He took third on a
Gordon got his glove on the ball hit up the middle, but couldn't bring it in. Since Gordon was diving with his back to first and would have had a difficult play even if he had clearly nabbed it, Simmons' bouncer was ruled a hit as Gattis scored.
The Dodgers quickly tied it when Kemp led off the bottom of the inning with a solo home run off Alex Wood that was hit several rows up in the left-center pavilion.
Kemp had gone 86 at-bats without a home run until hitting two Tuesday. His homer Wednesday suddenly gave him three homers in five at-bats.
Greinke recovered from the second inning to take control.
But Wood, 23, matched Greinke the rest of his night. He ended up going seven strong innings, allowing just one run on six hits and two walks; he struck out eight.