Hernan Perez

Chris Taylor's grand slam highlights ninth-inning rally in Dodgers' 10-8 victory over Brewers

Chris Taylor's grand slam highlights ninth-inning rally in Dodgers' 10-8 victory over Brewers

On Saturday morning, the closer approached the manager. After Kenley Jansen logged two innings for the Dodgers on Friday night, Dave Roberts told him to expect a day off. Roberts repeated the message when the team gathered at Miller Park less than 12 hours later. Jansen understood Roberts’ caution, but left him an opening.

“If something crazy happens,” Jansen told Roberts, “I’m still available.”

The insanity arrived in the ninth, as the Dodgers staged a rally against the Brewers. When pinch-hitter Austin Barnes singled off Milwaukee reliever Carlos Torres to load the bases, Jansen stood up in the Dodgers’ bullpen. He was still loosening when Chris Taylor scorched a grand...

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