A three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-8 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Blue Crew (35-26) into second place in the National League West Division, one game behind the Arizona Diamondbacks.
In Anaheim, the Los Angeles Angels climbed back to two games over .500 (32-30) when they beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4.
The Dodgers led 8-3 at one point, which included a grand slam by Freddie Freeman in the fourth. But the Cubs kept chipping way and finally pulled out the win when Matt McLain singled in Stuart Fairchild from third.
Tony Gonsolin made the start, working five innings and giving up five hits and three earned runs. He struck out five batters and walked three. Caleb Ferguson (3-1) took the loss. He lasted one-third of an inning, giving up one hit and three earned runs. He walked three batters and hit a fourth.
In Orange County, the Halos trailed 4-1 early, but scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 6-4 lead. Mike Trout singled in two runs and Matt Thaiss did the same. Taylor Ward added another run with a home run.
The first Angel score came on a Shohei Ohtani home run, his 16th of the year.
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