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Dodgers' Zack Greinke outpitches Giants' Madison Bumgarner in 2-1 victory

Dodgers' Zack Greinke outpitches Giants' Madison Bumgarner in 2-1 victory

This was only one game in a season of 162. Only this felt like something more. The Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night was more than a preview of what October baseball could look like at Dodger Stadium. The triumph showed the 48,060 fans why they could dream about what could happen here next month. This game was won the way games are won in the postseason, with Zack Greinke outpitching Madison Bumgarner, with Joc Pederson hitting a seventh-inning home run, and with rookie second baseman Jose Peraza starting a pivotal eighth-inning double play with a flip of his glove. By claiming the first two games of the three-game series, the Dodgers solidified...

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