Tempers flare, Dodgers rally past Giants 2-1 in 9th inning
Members of the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers scuffle after Dodgers' Yasiel Puig was thrown out at first by Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Adrian Gonzalez hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied Monday night for a testy 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants that increased their NL West lead to six games.
Two innings after a shoving match broke out when tempers flared between Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig again, the Dodgers' comeback in the ninth began with pinch-hitter Andrew Toles' leadoff single.
Corey Seager singled past diving second baseman Joe Panik on a two-strike pitch from Javier Lopez (1-3), allowing the speedy Toles to reach third.
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Justin Turner's single tied the game, and Gonzalez followed with a drive to deep right field that eluded Hunter Pence.