Dodgers make it work on this day

Nearly no-hit, L.A. beats Padres 1-0 to salvage some light on day of doom and gloom

Updated: July 10, 2011, 2:24 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- On an afternoon that was rife with potential embarrassments for embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, all of them broadcast on a national network to a regional audience, the team on the field narrowly avoided the ultimate humiliation.

Hitless until there were two outs in the bottom of the ninth, the Dodgers suddenly got back-to-back hits from Juan Uribe and Dioner Navarro to sneak away with their second consecutive 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres.

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