Dodgers vs Giants – May 20, 2012 Replay
Scott Van Slyke got his first home run in the bigs, and put the Dodgers in the lead in the seventh, helping defeat the Cardinals 6-5 on Sunday night. If you missed any of the action on 600 ESPN El Paso, don’t worry, we have the recap of what happened, pictures from the game, a preview for Sunday’s game, and more! Monday’s pregame time is 7pm,with first pitch at 7:40 against the Diamondbacks, and you can catch all the action right here on 600 ESPN El Paso!
The Dodgers Audio Replay
LOS ANGELES — Scott Van Slyke has been hearing the same tired story since his childhood days.
It’s the one about the time his father was in the on-deck circle at Dodger Stadium when Jack Clark hit a go-ahead three-run homer in Game 6 of the 1985 NL Championship Series to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Dodgers and clinch the NL pennant.
Then-Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda had wanted Tom Niedenfuer to face Clark with first base open because he felt Andy Van Slyke had a better chance to do some damage against the Dodgers’ tired closer.
Sunday night brought back a flood of memories for the elder Van Slyke, who was in the stands and witnessed his son’s first big league homer — another three-run shot that put the Dodgers ahead in the seventh inning of a 6-5 victory over his hometown team.
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