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How a stare from Yasiel Puig inadvertently led to a stirring Dodgers comeback

How a stare from Yasiel Puig inadvertently led to a stirring Dodgers comeback

The eyes of Yasiel Puig sparked it all, inspiring the fracas that ended an ace’s bid for a shutout, opened the door for a ninth-inning comeback and handed the Dodgers a stranglehold on the National League West after a 2-1 victory over San Francisco on Monday night.

The comeback came in the bottom of the ninth, after a game-tying RBI single by Justin Turner and a game-winning RBI double by Adrian Gonzalez. Corey Seager swam across the plate as a swarm of Dodgers engulfed Gonzalez near second base.

In the middle of the pack was Puig, who created an opening for this madness two innings prior. And all it took was a sideways glance at Madison Bumgarner, triggering the...

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