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Bizarre win ends with balk-off

Casey Blake trotted home with the winning run in the ninth inning on a balk by D-backs reliever Esmerling Vasquez, just one inning after the Dodgers tied the score on two errors on the same play.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, K, 2B4120020.275
Upton, J, RF4112001.249
Drew, SS4000010.287
Reynolds, Ma, 3B4010020.225
1-Ojeda, PR-3B0000000.143
LaRoche, 1B4010031.271
Young, Ch, CF4111012.274
Parra, G, LF3000011.237
Snyder, C, C3111010.226
Lopez, R, P3000020.115
Vasquez, E, P0000000.000
Totals334740135.254
1-Ran for Reynolds, Ma in the 9th.
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4120000.308
Kemp, CF4131010.285
Ethier, RF4000003.380
Ramirez, M, LF4111022.287
Loney, 1B3000100.286
Blake, 3B4110010.276
Martin, R, C4000001.244
DeWitt, 2B2100100.261
Billingsley, P2000001.105
a-Belliard, PH1000000.270
Broxton, J, P0000000.000
Totals32572247.267
a-Flied out for Billingsley in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Johnson, K (16, Billingsley).
HR: Upton, J (8, 1st inning off Billingsley, 1 on, 0 out), Young, Ch (8, 2nd inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 0 out), Snyder, C (8, 2nd inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, Ch 4; LaRoche; Reynolds, Ma; Upton, J 4; Snyder, C 4; Johnson, K 3.
RBI: Upton, J 2 (27), Young, Ch (39), Snyder, C (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, Ch.
GIDP: Parra, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Johnson, K 2 (4, fielding, throw).
DP: (Lopez, R-LaRoche).
Pickoffs: Vasquez, E (Loney at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Furcal (6, Lopez, R), Kemp (13, Lopez, R).
HR: Ramirez, M (4, 2nd inning off Lopez, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Blake; Furcal 3; Ramirez, M 4; Kemp 4.
RBI: Ramirez, M (25), Kemp (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kemp (7, 2nd base off Lopez, R/Snyder, C).
CS: Loney (3, 3rd base by Vasquez, E/Snyder, C).
PO: Loney (2nd base by Vasquez, E).

FIELDING
DP: (Furcal-Loney).

ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lopez, R8.06421414.31
Vasquez, E(L, 0-1)0.21111005.40
Totals8.27532415.89
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley8.064401133.74
Broxton, J(W, 3-0)1.01000201.16
Totals9.074401334.21
WP: Broxton, J.
Balk: Vasquez, E.
Pitches-strikes: Lopez, R 115-76, Vasquez, E 18-9, Billingsley 120-82, Broxton, J 15-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lopez, R 9-5, Vasquez, E 1-0, Billingsley 9-2, Broxton, J 1-0.
Batters faced: Lopez, R 31, Vasquez, E 3, Billingsley 29, Broxton, J 4.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 45,325.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
May 31, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media