The Padres and Dodgers were tied 4-4 in the 12th inning on Saturday night in L.A. when all of a sudden all the lights went out.
Friars fans probably with they'd stayed out. On the first pitch back from a 20-minute delay Justin Turner blooped a base hit down the right field line off of Robert Stock to bring in Matt Kemp with the game-winning run.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power says there was a circuit outage on a line that supplies power to Dodger Stadium but it was "restored within seconds." One of the older facilities in the big leagues, it took several minutes to get everything turned back on.
The game got to the 12th inning in the first place because the Padres supplied some of their own power. San Diego scored three runs in 8.0 innings against Clayton Kershaw, one of them coming on a home run by rookie outfielder Franmil Reyes. They trailed 4-3 in the 9th inning when Austin Hedges blasted a homer off L.A. closer Kenley Jansen.
Alas, it simply prolonged the inevitable. The Dodgers can sweep the series on Sunday afternoon if Hyun-Jin Ryu can beat Robbie Erlin in a battle of lefties.