Philadelphia Phillies defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA — Win -- or else.

Or else the Dodgers will end their season on Wednesday.

Or else they won't play another game at Dodger Stadium until April.

Or else Jonathan Broxton will head into the winter with another October meltdown to ponder.

One out away from tying the National League Championship Series at two games apiece Monday night, the Dodgers instead moved to within a single defeat of elimination, dropping Game 4 to the Philadelphia Phillies in ...

FROM PHILADELPHIA — History will show that the Dodgers lost when Jonathan Broxton's fastball was hit.

Honesty will show that they lost when his fastball was haunted.

The crack of Jimmy Rollins' line drive, the roar of a stunned crowd, the shaking of a chilled stadium will live forever in the minds of those who witnessed an incomparable Dodgers' heartbreak.

But it is the soft shuffle of Matt Stairs jogging toward first base three batters earlier that will live ...