Wow! Just, wow! There were some fireworks tonight, eh.
The Dodgers have now won 10 straight road games for the first time In Los Angeles Dodgers history. In fact, the last time they won 10 straight road game was in 1954, when they were still in Brooklyn. In case you're keeping track, the franchise record is 12 straight road wins set in 1924.
And what a great way to establish a new Los Angeles road winning streak record. They come from behind for the second straight game by taking advantage of a Blue Jay defensive misplay to tie it in the 9th inning.
Then, Dodger power took over in the 10th. Mark Ellis homered with Uribe on base to take the lead. A batter later, Yasiel Puig came up and homered for the first time since July 2nd. To put the game out of reach, Andre Ethier doubled for the 22nd time this season to knock in a couple more runs.
Better yet, seeing a more confident Brandon League on the mound was good to see. He has now pitched in two consecutive games during pressure situations, and has come away with two straight victories.
Maybe the most symbolic part of tonight was watching an elated Puig in the dugout after hitting his home run. Watch the video here. At about the 0:36 second mark you can hear Yasiel scream the immortal phrase "what a team!". As you'll recall, those are the exact words that rallied the Dodgers during their last World Series Championship in 1988.
Let's hope it's a sign of things to come.
The pic above is via the @Dodgers twitter.
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