Arizona Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury is doused as teammates celebrate his game-winning single against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Dodgers 2-1. (AP Photo/Ro
Ross D. Franklin
July 17, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) Maybe Jake Lamb deserved more write-in votes as one of five NL players in the ''Final Vote'' lineup for the All-Star Game.

The Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman finished fourth in the voting, but won the battle Saturday against an actual All-Star, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen.

Lamb later delivered another key hit that helped the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 2-1 in 12 innings Saturday night.

Brandon Drury's single drove in Lamb with the winning run in the bottom of the 12th after Lamb had sent the game into extra innings with a tying double off Jansen in the ninth. Lamb then opened the 12th with a triple into the right field corner.

''I'm not afraid to fail,'' Lamb said after a three-hit night. ''He (Jansen) has dominated me. I don't think I've ever gotten a hit off him.''

Lamb got the triple off Dodgers reliever and losing pitcher Casey Fien (1-1).

''I hit it hard enough to get through. I just put it in the right spot. So that was nice,'' he said.

After two intentional walks to load the bases, Drury laced a single through the drawn-in infield off Fien, ending the Diamondbacks' five-game losing streak. It was Drury's first career game-ending hit.

''I was just trying to stay inside the ball,'' Drury said. ''I have really learned to focus just on the ball and not on the situation.''

The Dodgers had the bases loaded with two outs in the top of the 12th, but Randall Delgado (2-1) retired Yasiel Puig on a groundout to end the threat. The Dodgers stranded 15 runners on base.

They still were in position to win with Jansen on the mound and a 1-0 lead with two outs in the ninth. But Lamb lined a two-strike double to drive in Michael Bourn, who had singled and stole second base.

Of Lamb's 63 runs batted in this season, 11 have come in the ninth inning.

Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy struck out eight in six scoreless innings. McCarthy, a former Diamondbacks pitcher making his third start since returning from major elbow surgery that cost him most of last season, held Arizona to three hits in his longest outing of 2016.

Diamondbacks starter Archie Bradley allowed a run on six hits, walked three and struck out three.

The Dodgers bullpen, which entered Saturday with the lowest ERA in the majors, got scoreless innings from Adam Liberatore and Joe Blanton before Jansen blew his fourth save chance of the season. Jansen had not allowed a run in 14 previous games.

Diamondbacks relievers held the Dodgers scoreless for six innings. Well before that, Justin Turner drove in the game's first run with a soft single in the third inning, driving in Chase Utley, who'd led off with a double.

The Dodgers lost a chance to add to the lead in the seventh when Howie Kendrick, who was 3 for 3 up to that point, struck out against reliever Jake Barrett with the bases loaded.

''The offense, we had opportunities. We just couldn't get that big hit tonight but we had been doing a lot of good things offensively going into the break and (Friday) night,'' Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. ''It was just one of those nights where those guys made pitches and hung in there.

''Jake Lamb is a great ballplayer and he got a big hit against one of the best closers,'' Roberts added. ''We expect Kenley to be perfect. It's not going to happen.''

INJURED UMPIRE

Home plate umpire Dale Scott left the game in the bottom of the first inning after taking a foul ball to his chin. The umpiring crew went to three men, with Lance Barrett moving behind the plate from first base after about a 12-minute delay.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Dodgers: LHPs Clayton Kershaw and Alex Wood threw to live hitters for the first time in their rehabilitations from injuries Saturday at Dodger Stadium, Kershaw throwing 60 pitches. Wood threw 30 to 40 pitches, Roberts said. If Kershaw feels fine on Sunday he could pitch as soon as next week at Washington or St. Louis. Kershaw (back) has been on the DL since July 1 and Wood (elbow) on the 60-day DL since May 31. ... OF Trayce Thompson was placed on the 15-day disabled list with lower back irritation and OF-IF Zach Walters was called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City. ... OF Joc Pederson (sprained AC joint) got a hit and walked twice in four at-bats Friday night in a rehab game for Oklahoma City. He's been on the disabled list since June 29.

Diamondbacks: RHP Zack Greinke is still dealing with oblique tightness and may not be ready to make a start this month. ... C-OF Chris Herrmann (hamstring) had an MRI Saturday morning but appeared as a pinch-hitter in the 10th inning.

UP NEXT

Dodgers: RHP Kenta Maeda (7-6) is the scheduled starter against the Diamondbacks. Maeda has a win in two starts against Arizona this season.

Diamondbacks: Sunday starter Robbie Ray (4-8) is 2-2 with a 2.40 ERA in five career starts against the Dodgers.

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