- The Los Angeles Dodgers staged a comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Saturday, becoming the first National League team to reach 110 wins in a single season in 113 years.
The last National League team to reach that number of wins was the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1909, but the Dodgers improved on their record as they still have four games to play in the regular season.
The Dodgers also became the seventh team in MLB history to record 110 wins in a single season, joining the 2001 Mariners (116), 1906 Cubs (116), 1998 Yankees (114), 1954 Cleveland (111), 1927 Yankees (110). ) and the Pirates of 1909 (110).
It wasn’t easy this time as they started off down 4-1 going into the seventh inning in the game against the Rockies. A patient hitting performance led to five straight walks before Cody Bellinger’s sacrifice fly tied the score.
Joey Gallo’s sacrifice fly put the Dodgers ahead in the eighth inning before Bellinger’s RBI single sealed the victory.
This is the Dodgers’ 47th comeback of the season, improving their overall record to 110-48.
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