Adam Rosales

Dodgers given walking boot by Padres, who win it in 11 innings

Dodgers given walking boot by Padres, who win it in 11 innings

Dave Roberts fumbled for the words, searching for a way to explain the ending to this night. The game stunned him. It exhausted him. It left him, after a 3-2 loss in 11 innings to the Padres, the manager of a Dodgers team with a losing record (21-23), a four-game winless streak and a sudden flair for creative defeats.

“We’re finding different ways to lose games,” Roberts said. “I hadn’t seen this one. So . . . yeah. It’s a tough one, and to try to defend it and find an answer, I’m having a hard time.”

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