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World Series: Rays stun Dodgers in ninth inning to win Game 4

World Series: Rays stun Dodgers in ninth inning to win Game 4

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Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Rays shocked the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ninth inning for an 8-7 win in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Down 7-6 in the final frame, Brett Phillips became the unlikely hero when he singled to shallow right-center field to score Kevin Kiermaier and Randy Arozarena on a sequence that involved a pair of Dodgers misplays. Advertisement Kiermaier blooped a single with one out off closer Kenley Jansen and Arozarena walked with two outs. Phillips then hit a soft single that center fielder Chris Taylor misplayed as the tying run scored. Arozarena appeared to be caught in a rundown when he stumbled on his way to home, but Dodgers catcher Will Smith was unable to handle the relay throw as he spun his glove aroun...
MLB: Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson leaves after first inning

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson leaves after first inning

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CINCINNATI -- The first-place Milwaukee Brewers lost one of their most consistent starting pitchers when right-hander Chase Anderson left Wednesday night's game in Cincinnati after pitching just one inning with what the team called a left oblique strain. Anderson needed just eight pitches to get through the first inning Wednesday, retiring the Reds in order with one strikeout. But, he was replaced by right-hander Paolo Espino to begin the second. Espino allowed a leadoff homer by Adam Duvall to put Cincinnati ahead 1-0. Coming into Wednesday's outing, Anderson was 11-3 with a 2.87 ERA in his previous 27 starts dating to last July. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said the key for Anderson is renewed confidence in his curve ball and the cutter. "Chase has just become a better pitcher," Counse...