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Dee Gordon sparks Dodgers to a 6-2 victory over Giants
Dee Gordon sparks Dodgers to a 6-2 victory over Giants

It’s a sports thing -- speed kills. A desired trait in most any sport. The results are often pretty obvious, but sometimes there’s a ripple effect that is not immediately apparent. The struggling Dodgers, almost desperate for a victory, were locked in a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning with the San Francisco Giants on Saturday afternoon when Drew Butera doubled, took third on a groundout and Dee Gordon came to the plate. Fearing a bunt, the Giants brought in the corner infielders. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval was actually standing about five feet in on the grass in front of the cutout by the bag. Which proved too close when Gordon slapped a ball down the line past Sandoval,...

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