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With its best bullpen arms unavailable, Dodgers blow lead in extra-inning loss

With its best bullpen arms unavailable, Dodgers blow lead in extra-inning loss

The schedule compressed upon the Dodgers on Sunday afternoon. On the final day of a 10-game trip, with a crucial series against San Francisco set to start on Monday, Manager Dave Roberts could not use the most talented members of his bullpen in a 10-9 loss in 12 innings to Arizona.

The defeat arose, in part, because Kenley Jansen, Joe Blanton, Pedro Baez and Grant Dayton were all unavailable. All three men were used heavily this weekend, and all three figure to play a sizable role against the Giants. So it was Louis Coleman who gave up a tying homer in the eighth inning, and Ross Stripling who, after pitching four full innings, allowed a walk-off single to outfielder Brandon...

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