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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mark Ellis singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
With two out, Ellis lofted the ball over the head of leaping shortstop Derek Jeter to score Andre Ethier, who singled and stole second.
The Dodgers improved to 27-6 since June 21, their best stretch since going 29-5 during a 34-game run from Aug. 7-Sept. 9, 1953.
Kenley Jansen (4-3) pitched a perfect ninth with two strikeouts to earn the win.
Shawn Kelley (3-1) took the loss in relief in the Yankees' third-ever series at Dodger Stadium and first since June 2010.
Yankees starter Andy Pettitte gave up two runs and eight hits in seven innings, struck out three and walked none.
Dodgers starter Zack Greinke allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings, struck out seven and walked none.
New York tied the game 2-all in the fourth on Lyle Overbay's RBI groundout to shortstop that scored Alfonso Soriano, who doubled to lead off and took third on Greinke's wild pitch.
The Dodgers went up 2-1 on Juan Uribe's homer in the second.
The Yankees tied the game 1-all on Overbay's home run leading off the top of the second.
The Dodgers took a 1-0 lead on Hanley Ramirez's RBI single in the first that scored Yasiel Puig, who doubled.
NOTES: Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he expects to have 3B Alex Rodriguez back on the roster in the near future. Girardi said A-Rod is scheduled for a rehab game on Thursday. A-Rod has been rehabbing a strained left quadriceps at the Yankees' complex in Tampa, Fla., amid reports that he will soon be disciplined by MLB as a result of the Biogenesis case. ... Girardi said Jeter will have a mix of starts as DH and off days as he works up to everyday playing shape after his DL stint. ... Celebrities were out in force including Jay-Z sitting four seats away from fellow agent Scott Boras; NBA stars Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden; Jack Nicholson; Mel Brooks; Ice Cube; George Lopez; and Luc Robitaille of the L.A. Kings next to Magic Johnson. ... The crowd of 52,447 was the 15th sellout of the season.
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A son of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to play college basketball for Bob Knight's son.
Preston Mattingly has committed to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where Pat Knight coaches the team.
Mattingly, who turns 26 next month, spent six seasons in baseball's minor leagues, but never advanced past Class A.
He played basketball at Evansville (Ind...
Russell Westbrook wearing the David Banner shorts after he has been the Hulk for 12 hours.
Gamers, @HanleyRamirez, @russwest44 and @YasielPuig: pic.twitter.com/ZBRiYeExWU
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 31, 2013
Former All-Star closer Brian Wilson was activated Monday from the disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers after being sidelined since April 2012 because of an elbow injury.
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The Dodgers' bullpen...
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The #Dodgers have now moved ahead and are the frontrunner to sign...
After six unimpressive seasons in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system Preston Mattingly dropped out of baseball following the 2011 season.
Mattingly, 25, is the son of Dodgers manager Don Mattingly who also had a successful career as the first baseman of the New York Yankees.
Now Mattingly is headed to Lamar Universtiy to play basketball under Pat Knight.
“For any Indiana kid it...
Portuguese and Real Madrid soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo, had some fun during his trip to Dodgers stadium for LA’s matchup with the Yankees on Wednesday night. Ronaldo got to juggle a baseball with Yasiel Puig, and then embarrass himself by throwing a wild pitch on his first pitch attempt.
Yasiel Puig, Samuel Jackson and @Cristiano: t.co/jquaknty2H
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers...