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Sunday, June 27, 2021

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger hits walk-off homer after Jason Heyward loses homer on controversial call

Here is the game-winning homer. Bellinger was not in Saturday’s starting lineup, but he entered the game as part of a double switch in the seventh inning. He flied out to center in his first at-bat before launching the walk-off homer next time up.


“It’s good to see him smile,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters, including MLB.com’s Sarah Wexler, following Saturday’s game. Bellinger went into Saturday’s game hitting only .217/.349/.304 with one home run in 19 games around injuries this season.

Saturday’s game was not without controversy. In the seventh inning, Jason Heyward hit what appeared to be—and what was initially called—a go-ahead solo home run off righty Phil Bickford. The ball snuck just inside the left field foul pole.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 27, 2021 at 07:02 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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