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Carl Crawford plays hero off the bench in Dodgers' 9-7 win in 11th
Carl Crawford plays hero off the bench in Dodgers' 9-7 win in 11th

Dee Gordon soared, the bullpen wobbled, the game went – naturally – to extra innings, and then came the unexpected hero. Slumping Carl Crawford and his .185 batting average had been benched against a right-handed starter Saturday, but he became a late-inning replacement. And then in his first at-bat, he hit a two-run homer off ex-Dodger Carlos Marmol in the 11th inning to lead the Dodgers to a 9-7 victory over Miami at Marlins Park. It was the first home run of the season for Crawford, who carried a 4-for-47 slump to the plate. Marmol threw him three consecutive fastballs, the last of which Crawford lined over the right-field wall. The Dodgers broke out to a 6-1...

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