St. Louis Cardinals defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2

NL Salazar, Padres defeat Dodgers Oscar Salazar's pinch-hit single with 1 out in the 9th inning gave the San Diego Padres a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.

Scott Hairston started the winning rally with a single down the left-field line off George Sherrill. He was sacrificed to second by Tony Gwynn Jr. Salazar then hit a full-count pitch up the middle and into center field.

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The Cardinals conspired with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in a game that stretched long enough to turn goats into heroes and heroes into goats.

It was a night when Manny being Manny deked 40,011 plus the Busch Stadium pyrotechnics operator.

It was a night extended by rookie outfielder Colby Rasmus interrupting a two-for-30 skid with a two-out, two-strike, ninth-inning single to force extra time.

It was a night when pinch hitter Joe Thurston drove a double ...