Dodgers draw five straight walks with two outs for history-making walk-off win vs. Diamondbacks

On Tuesday, the Dodgers were down to their last strike with two outs in the ninth and appeared to be on their way to collecting a loss to the Diamondbacks. But, it would be the Dodgers who came out on top in the first game of the two-game series. The Dodgers rallied for the 5-4 win and did so without getting a hit. Los Angeles was able to draw five consecutive walks (four from D-Backs' closer Greg Holland) for one of the weirdest ninth innings you'll see all season.

National League MVP candidate Cody Bellinger drew the final, game-winning walk, giving the Dodgers a franchise-record fourth consecutive walk-off victory.

Holland, a former All-Star closer, couldn't find the strike zone after retiring his first two batters. The veteran right-hander walked Chris Taylor, who fell behind 0-2, Russell Martin and Alex Verdugo to load the bases. Matt Beaty drew the fourth walk on just four pitches to bring in the game-tying run, and keep the bases loaded as Holland was pulled from the game. The Diamondbacks brought in TJ McFarland, who went ahead 1-2 in the count before walking Bellinger on six pitches, forcing in the winning run.

The Dodgers are the first team with four straight walk-offs since the Oakland Athletics had five straight back in 2004, and the first National League team to do so since the Phillies in 1991. A couple of other fun facts on this team...

The Dodgers (58-29) are the best team in baseball, and Tuesday's win was their seventh straight at Dodger Stadium. The division rival Diamondbacks (43-44) have dropped three of their last four games with Tuesday's loss stinging most of all.

Katherine Acquavella joined CBS Sports in 2018. Her work has appeared in Yankees Magazine and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Memories and Dreams magazine. She is a graduate of St. John's... Full Bio

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