October came early to Los Angeles and everyone wearing blue wanted to celebrate.
The latest magical moment in the
"These kind of games, we just feel like we're going to win right now," Manager
The Dodgers have won 27 of their last 33 games. They have claimed five
The walk-off win the was the second in a row for the Dodgers, who beat the
"We're just finding a way to get a big hit, something we weren't doing earlier in the season,"
He neglected to mention steals. Ethier stole one base in the first three months of the season. But with two out in the ninth inning and Ellis at the plate, he stole second base.
That set up Ellis' hit off
"We're not even blowing teams out, just not making mistakes and never giving up as a team," starting pitcher
The Dodgers had taken a 1-0 lead in the first inning, when Puig doubled off Yankees starter
The Dodgers nearly added to their lead in the third inning, when Ramirez doubled and attempted to score on a single to right field by A.J. Ellis. But Ramirez was thrown out easily at the plate by rifle-armed Ichiro Suzuki.
The Dodgers remained ahead, 2-1, until the fourth inning.
Starting with Overbay, Greinke retired 10 consecutive batters. The streak was broken by a one-out double to left by Suzuki in the seventh inning, but Greinke retired the next two batters.
Greinke limited the Yankees to five hits over seven innings. He struck out seven and didn't walk a single batter, giving him a 1.75 earned-run average over his last five starts.
A perfect eighth inning by setup man
Carl Crawford, who missed the previous two games with a 102-degree fever, returned to the Dodgers' lineup. He was hitless in four at-bats.