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Dodgers' bullpen folds, offense melts in 4-2 loss to the Cardinals

Dodgers' bullpen folds, offense melts in 4-2 loss to the Cardinals

Apparently society’s enlightened views on corporal punishment have failed to reach St. Louis, because the Cardinals just issued the Dodgers another spanking. This time the Dodgers wasted a sterling effort by right-hander Zack Greinke, the bullpen -- helped along by Yasiel Puig misplaying a ball -- melting and surrendering a late one-run lead. By the time it was over, the Cardinals had rallied with three eighth-inning runs to pull out a 4-2 victory over the frustrated Dodgers before a silenced Dodger Stadium crowd of 41,500 on Sunday. The victory meant the Cardinals took three of four games from the Dodgers -- the first time the Dodgers have lost a home series since last...

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