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Dodgers lose a marathon, 8-5, to Nationals in 14 innings
Dodgers lose a marathon, 8-5, to Nationals in 14 innings

Baseball, such a stupid game. Such an impossible, wonderful, completely insane game. It was all that and still more on a surreal Wednesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. It wasn’t one game, it was about seven. Had more twists than 10 Agatha Christie mysteries and was longer than a Russian novel. Rookies throwing lights out, bench guys going huge, overused closers, major manager second-guessing, bad hop singles to put one team ahead and balls lost in the sun to bring the other back, both in the ninth, and then both teams scoring twice in the 12th inning. And then finally, the Nationals winning it on three unearned runs in the 14th inning, 8-5, before what was left of an announced...

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