User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Phillies edge Dodgers in 10 innings, 3-2

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A.J. Burnett made a couple of mistakes with his pitches and gave up the lead in the seventh inning. That was nothing compared to the huge error Carl Crawford committed for the Dodgers in the 10th.

Advertisement
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run after Crawford's miscue in left field, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles 3-2 Tuesday night.

One night after Philadelphia's Cliff Lee held the defending NL West champions to four hits through eight scoreless innings, Burnett took a four-hitter and a 2-1 lead into the seventh. But birthday boy Dee Gordon legged out a double to short right-center with one out, stole third and scored when pinch-hitter Justin Turner singled to left on Burnett's 105th and final pitch.

''I gave Gordon a little bit too much of the plate on that pitch and he put a good swing on it and hit it up the middle,'' Burnett said. ''When he gets on base, he makes things happen. He's an exciting player to watch, and I think him getting to third right there helped them was a big for them to tie it up.''

The right-hander allowed six hits, struck out four of his first eight batters and finished with five Ks in 6 2-3 innings. He also had a career-high three hits in three at_bats - all singles against lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu, who allowed two runs and nine hits in six innings.

''I'm not here for my individual numbers. I'm here to keep my team in it until skip takes me out,'' Burnett said. ''If I win, that's fine. If I don't, that's fine. I just go about my job.''

Carlos Ruiz reached second base when his flyball to short left field glanced off Crawford's glove as shortstop Hanley Ramirez nearly collided with him. Brown followed with a drive to the fence in left-center on a 1-1 pitch from J.P. Howell (1-2).

''We both were coming hard and came up short,'' Crawford said. ''Neither of us called for it. I didn't think it was clearly my ball. I was in no-doubles (mode), so that's a long run for me. But I still got to it. I just didn't catch it. It was one of those things where it didn't do our way that time.''

The error was the Dodgers' 22nd in their first 21 games.

''It's tough because we're not hitting the way we want to right now, so defense is one of the things you have to do every day to help the pitchers out,'' said Crawford, who drove in the Dodgers' first run with a sacrifice fly in the fifth.

''Things like that definitely make the errors more obvious, and you could see that it looks worse when it happens - like tonight. We're not doing it right now in defense, so it's something we definitely need to address.''

Antonio Bastardo (3-1) pitched a scoreless inning for the victory and Jonathan Papelbon got three outs for his sixth save, putting him within eight of 300.

Burnett lined a single to right field leading off the third, and Yasiel Puig tried to throw the pitcher out without success. After Adrian Gonzalez took the throw, the 37-year-old pitcher stood on the bag and looked out at Puig with the palms of both hands facing downward as if to say: ''Whoa, take it easy.''

''I knew he was going to do it,'' Burnett said. ''I know how he plays the game. He plays the game hard and he looks for outs in the outfield when he can get them.''

Burnett didn't take it easy on Ryu, hitting another leadoff single in the fifth. He scored the game's first run on a double by Marlon Byrd, and Ryan Howard followed with a sacrifice fly that drove in Ben Revere. Burnett got his third single of the game with two out in the sixth.

Ramirez got some good news Tuesday, when Major League Baseball rescinded an error he was charged with April 13 on a grounder to shortstop by Arizona's Chris Owings and credited Owings with a hit. But Ramirez gave it right back in the Phillies' second inning when he misplayed Brown's grounder after a single by Howard.

NOTES: Burnett's multihit game was his fifth in the majors - all on the road. The other four came with the Marlins, most recently on Sept. 25, 2005, against Atlanta's Jorge Sosa. ... Revere tied a career high with four hits, three of them against Ryu. ... Gonzalez was 0 for 3 with a walk, ending his 16-game hitting streak. ... Burnett was 0-4 with a 4.87 ERA in his previous four starts at Dodger Stadium.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
News: MVP and Cy Young Odds
White Sox pound Tigers as road 'dogs
O's walk-off past Angels in 12 innings
Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight win
Hamels, Phillies blank Mets, 6-0
Reds shut out D-backs, 'under' hits
Iwakuma, Mariners down Indians
Blue Jays knock off Red Sox, 4-2
Cobb K's 12, Rays top Brewers
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
18-8 L26 Guarantees, +7,887 TY
12-3 L5 Days, 14-6 L20 Totals
15-5 L20 Totals, +2,757 This Year
4-1 L5 G-Plays, +2,223 This Year
5-1 L6 Guarantees, 7-1 L8 Totals
6-3 L9 Over/Unders, +2,219 TY
7-3 +433 L10, +2,088 This Year
17-6 L23 G-Plays, +1,675 TY
7-2 L3 Days, 23-10 L33 Streak
5-1 L6 G-Plays, 14-8 +629 L7 Days
2-0 Y'day, 23-12 +1,402 L35 Run
6-2, +449 L8 Guaranteed Plays
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks - Antony Dinero
2014 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 7962
Bruce Marshall + 3044
John Fisher + 2444
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 3459
James Manos + 2542
Dave Cokin + 1531
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 2164
Matt Zylbert + 1859
Tony Stoffo + 1342
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 1348
Doc's Sports + 1137
Kyle Hunter + 876
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 3589
Doc's Sports + 1507
Kevin Rogers + 1504
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mike Rose + 2522
The Gold Sheet + 1152
Bruce Marshall + 1091
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!