A late surge wasn't enough to get the Los Angeles Dodgers a playoff spot, taking most of the luster off Wednesday night's regular-season finale against the rival San Francisco Giants.
Los Angeles entered Tuesday trailing St. Louis by two games with as many to play for the NL's second wild card. Cincinnati beat St. Louis 3-1 earlier in the evening, but the Dodgers' 4-3 loss to the Giants officially eliminated them from postseason contention.
A.J. Ellis hit a two-run homer in the seventh ...
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