Dodgers overcome fifth-inning meltdown to win, 6-5, in 11 innings

By Steve Dilbeck No doubt attempting to get their ugliest inning of the season out of the way early, the Dodgers presented the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday in San Diego. “Bully” thought it had a difficult time avoiding an R rating,

The Dodgers ended their 2011 campaign with 25 wins in their last 35 games, a furious run at the end to finish over .500, once not thought possible earlier in the year. They hope that momentum will carry over into this season,

He knows Maury Wills (a representative of the Dodgers Legend Bureau) real well. Bart's a great manager but most of all a great person. Seeing a familiar face, especially a great guy like that, was awesome.” Kashirsky, who will spend his summer as the

Dee Gordon singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers, who blew a five-run lead in the fifth, beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Saturday night for their third straight win.

The Dodgers ended their 2011 campaign with 25 wins in their last 35 games, a furious run at the end to finish over .500, once not thought possible earlier in the year. They hope that momentum will carry over into this season,