Los Angels Dodgers clinch NL West title during Scully’s final home call

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With Vin Scully on the microphone for the last home call of his illustrious 67-year career, the Los Angeles Dodgers claimed their fourth straight division title Sunday after Charlie Culberson drilled a game-winning home run in extra innings against the Colorado Rockies to earn a 4-3 victory.

The 27-year-old Culberson, an unlikely hero for the Dodgers, stepped to the plate against Rockies reliever Boone Logan with two outs and hammered an 0-1 fastball into left field to secure the division for his club.

Culberson, who had taken just 52 at-bats for the Dodgers prior to Sunday, was an impressive 3-for-5 in the contest, including his game-winner.

With the victory, the Dodgers moved to 90-66, eight games ahead of the second-place San Francisco Giants with six games remaining in the season.

If the playoffs began today, L.A. would take on the Washington Nationals, who clinched the NL East crown Saturday.

source: thescore

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