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Tauchman robs Pujols of winning HR, Giants top Dodgers in 10

Mike Tauchman's game-saving catch to rob Albert Pujols of a walk-off home run helped spark a Giants rally an inning later to beat the Dodgers in Los Angeles.
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The San Francisco Giants celebrate after a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a baseball game Friday, May 28, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Giants left fielder Mike Tauchman reached over the wall to rob Albert Pujols of a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and San Francisco broke through in the 10th to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 in a thriller. 

Dodgers pinch-hitter Austin Barnes hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth to make it 5-all. Pujols was up next and hit a long drive that Tauchman caught. 

Three times the Giants had a lead and three times the Dodger tied it. 

In the end, the Giants wound up with their first win over their NL West rivals in five tries this season.