Brandon League looks like he knows what he's doing.

Brandon League looks like he knows what he’s doing.

He blew the save (not a surprise) and he got the win (say what!?!).

Brandon League, the Dodgers “closer,” lost an 11-pitch battle with Todd Helton when the Colorado pinch-hitter smoked a two-run homer into the cheap seats to tie the score, 5-5, in the bottom of the ninth. League sucks. I mean, Todd Helton is good, but Brandon League never met lead he couldn’t lose.

However, in the 10th, Ramon Hernandez singled and lightning bolt Carl Crawford took his place as a pinch runner. Crawford went to third on a sharp single by Skip Shumaker and then scored on a ground out by Luis Cruz. Yay!

That was all the Dodgers needed, but Juan Uribe, a startlingly good hitter these days, knocked a solid single into center to score Shumaker. Insurance run. Everyone knows the Dodgers can never have enough insurance runs.

Especially when Ronald Belisario comes in to pitch the bottom of the 10th. Another surprise! He retired the side in order, and the Dodgers won, 7-5.

That is all well and good, but it won’t mean anything if we can’t start stringing some together. C’mon!

Hell Is Now Frozen Over
After his RBI single in the 10th, Juan Uribe stole second.

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