Is this it?
Well, of course, it might be.
Hey, it just could be happening.
The Dodgers completed their most impressive series of the season Sunday, edging the
They came to San Francisco trailing the Giants by 1½ games and left with a 1½-game lead in the
It wasn’t just the winning, however, but the way they did it. They won the first two games with
They won the only tight game of the series Sunday with
The Dodgers have flirted at other times this season with being that much-ballyhooed team, only to stumble. So no one in blue is going to suffer a bout of overconfidence. Still, they were a very focused-looking team in San Francisco.
The Giants took leads of 1-0 and 2-1, but at no time did the Dodgers appear to act like they were not going to find a way to win.
Ryu (12-5) went six innings, allowing three runs and six hits, walking one and striking out seven.
The Giants opened the scoring with a run in the third when Ryu issued his only walk, to Uggla, who went to third on a single by
The Dodgers tied it with a gift run in the fourth after Uggla let a routine bouncer from
Singles by Morse, Adam Duvall and Brandon Crawford in the bottom of the inning put the Giants back up by a run, but the Dodgers scored three times in the fifth, the Giants returning to their giving ways.
Ramirez singled up the middle to score Puig for a 3-2 Dodgers lead, and Crawford tripled into the right-field corner to score Ramirez and make it 4-2.
Posey's home run in the bottom of the inning got one back, but that was the end of any Giants comeback bid.