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Dodgers fall to Phillies, 6-2, after Joel Peralta gives up grand slam

Dodgers fall to Phillies, 6-2, after Joel Peralta gives up grand slam

Everyone was warned Alex Wood had a funky delivery, but even he appeared stunned at its results in the seventh inning Tuesday. Making his first start with the Dodgers, a botched Wood delivery turned into a balk, which ultimately led to reliever Joel Peralta giving up a grand slam to Maikel Franco. That was enough to propel the Phillies to a 6-2 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park, ending their four-game winning streak. Wood, acquired last week in that 13-player trade, became the 16th starting pitcher used by the Dodgers this season, most in the majors. It wasn’t the ideal debut – he gave up a hit in each of the seven innings he worked but the...

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