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Puig has some fun with Jansen (0:33)

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen logged the final four outs in today's 5-4 win over the Phillies. That earned him the right to be interviewed by teammate Yasiel Puig.

Ethier ties game with solo homer (0:22)
Bellinger knocks in Dodgers' winning run (0:18)
Granderson hits homer in Dodgers' win (0:19)
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FPI favors Rams Thursday, but 49ers have a chance

The 49ers have lost three straight Thursday games, all by double digits, and have an eight-game losing streak at home. However, San Francisco defeated Los Angeles 28-0 at Levi's Stadium last season. The Rams are 6-6 vs. the NFC West since the start of 2015, with three of their six losses coming at the hands of the Niners.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said C Spencer Pulley (knee) will practice Thursday and is expected to play on Sunday vs. the Chiefs.

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Goff getting better

Among QBs to attempt at least 40 passes this year, Jared Goff is tied with Matt Ryan for the lead in yards per attempt. Goff has also completed 69 percent of his 15-yard throws, best in the NFL among those to attempt at least 10 passes 15 yards downfield.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

As if losing 20 times in a 25-game span weren't bad enough, the Dodgers are now suffering some dings to their lineup mainstays. Corey Seager, who is already dealing with a sore right elbow, has fouled balls off his calf and ankle this week and sat out today's series finale in Philadelphia. And Justin Turner had to leave today's game after being struck in the hand by a Mark Leiter Jr. pitch in the first inning. This is not the way manager Dave Roberts envisioned gearing up for the playoffs.

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Future Power Rankings: Lakers on the rise

A windfall in free agency might not make the Lakers' young core into instant contenders, but it gives them far more upside by the end of the three-year window than many teams ahead of them.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Do the Dodgers have a bullpen problem heading into the postseason? Through July, the pen had a 2.83 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. Since then, it owns a 4.90 ERA and 1.31 WHIP. Kenley Jansen and Brandon Morrow seem like the only reliable relievers of late, but haven't pitched much as the Dodgers have lost 20 of their past 25 games.

Rams D can bounce back against Niners (0:41)
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Rangers back in the hunt?

The Twins' chances for the second wild-card spot went down slightly after being swept by the Yankees. Combined with a loss by the Angels, the door is now open for the Rangers, who saw their chances nearly double. The Royals aren't out of it just yet either.

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Aguilar takes home honor of longest HR

The Brewers' Jesus Aguilar bested the Braves' Freddie Freeman by one foot for the longest home run on Wednesday at 437 feet. Gary Sanchez wasn't far behind with a 432-foot blast.