For three hours Wednesday night, the Dodgers were lifeless, by their manager’s admission. Their new star starting pitcher disappointed in his Dodger Stadium debut. Their prolific offense managed little against one of baseball’s worst teams.
Then, at once, they came alive, as they so often have in a season that increasingly defies logic. Exiled in triple A at this time last year, Yasiel Puig battled to see eight pitches with the winning run on first base before delivering the walk-off double to cap the club’s ninth-inning rally. The Dodgers defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-4 and rose to an unfathomable 51 games above .500.
“I’ll see you in the World Series, guys,” Puig said...
Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig follows through on a single against the Padres on Tuesday night in San Diego.