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Curtis Granderson's walk-off homer upstages Dodgers' late comeback in Julio Urias' debut

Curtis Granderson's walk-off homer upstages Dodgers' late comeback in Julio Urias' debut

NEW YORK – The euphoria from the top of the ninth inning, when the Dodgers mounted a four-run rally against one of the game’s best closers, had barely faded when the baseball soared into the night. A starling comeback mutated into a bleak defeat, as Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson launched a walk-off home run off reliever Pedro Baez to usher in a 6-5 loss.

“That happened awfully quick,” Manager Dave Roberts said inside the visiting manager’s office, next door to a glum clubhouse.  

On this night, little went according to script for the Dodgers (25-24). Julio Urias, the 19-year-old left-handed phenom, greeted the hope and hype of his debut...

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