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A Magical Ninth, An Improbable Dodger Victory

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The Dodgers really weren’t supposed to win tonight’s game.

“It just comes down to one really weird inning,” said Saint Louis Cardinals Cy Young candidate, pitcher Adam Wainwright, of the bottom of the ninth.

“We were in the driver’s seat there. They had two outs, nobody on base.”

The Dodgers would never get out three courtesy of an improbable rally, capped by pinch hitter Mark Loretta’s RBI single to center.

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“Nothing like a walk-off win,” the Arcadia native said through a big grin.

“That’s the biggest hit of my career.”