Dodgers 1, Texas 0

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL - — Dy­lan Her­nan­dez

KEY MO­MENT: A two-out balk in the ninth in­ning by Rangers re­liever Keone Kela al­lowed pinch-run­ner En­rique Her­nan­dez to score the only run of the game. Her­nan­dez said he was in­structed by third base coach Lorenzo Bundy to try to fake out Kela. “I did, and he fell for it,” Her­nan­dez said. The walk-off vic­tory was the sixth of the sea­son for the Dodgers. The last time they won a game on a walk-off balk was against the Ari­zona Di­a­mond­backs on May 31, 2010.

ON THE MOUND: Zack Greinke’s eighth at­tempt to earn his sixth vic­tory re­sulted in yet another no de­ci­sion, as the Dodgers failed to score while he was in the game. Greinke cer­tainly pitched well enough to win, as he lim­ited the Rangers to four hits over seven in­nings. He struck out eight and low­ered his earned-run av­er­age to 1.81. The vic­tory went to closer Ken­ley Jansen, who pitched a score­less ninth in­ning. Setup man J.P. How­ell pitched a score­less eighth.

AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers were lim­ited to five hits. They had only one ex­tra-base hit, a first-in­ning triple by Yasiel Puig, which was fol­lowed by a ground­out by Adrian Gon­za­lez and a line out by Howie Ken­drick. The Dodgers had run­ners on the corners in the sev­enth in­ning af­ter a one-out sin­gle by Jimmy Rollins, but Justin Turner popped up to shal­low cen­ter field and Joc Ped­er­son flied out to right.

EX­TRA BASES: The Dodgers, who played with a six-man bullpen the pre­vi­ous night, pro­moted left-han­der Daniel Coulombe from triple-A Ok­la­homa City. To cre­ate a ros­ter spot for Coulombe, the Dodgers op­tioned out­fielder Chris Heisey to triple A. Be­cause he has more than five years of ma­jor league ser­vice time, Heisey had the right to refuse the mi­nor league as­sign­ment. But Heisey ac­cepted the as­sign­ment, as elect­ing free agency would have re­sulted in him for­feit­ing the re­main­der of his $2.16-mil­lion salary. … Pitch­ing prospect Zach Lee, who was been side­lined for three weeks with an ir­ri­tated right mid­dle fin­ger, has been cleared to re­sume throw­ing. Lee was di­ag­nosed with poor cir­cu­la­tion in his fin­ger and is ex­pected to pitch again for triple-A Ok­la­homa in two to three weeks. Lee last pitched on May 29.

UP NEXT: Mike Bolsinger (4-1, 2.25 ERA) will face the San Fran­cisco Giants and Chris He­ston (6-5, 3.76) at Dodger Sta­dium on Fri­day at 7 p.m. TV: Sport­sNet LA; Ra­dio: 570, 1020.

Stephen Dunn Getty Im­ages

ZACK GREINKE pitched well enough to win, but Dodgers failed to score while he was in the game, and vic­tory went to closer Ken­ley Jansen.

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