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The Dodgers lost 3-1 to the
The Dodgers remain two games back of the Giants in the
So even with the Dodgers stumbling Friday, the only thing really lost was opportunity.
It's pretty much accepted by the Dodgers faithful that one day Puig is either going to ram that NFL fullback body of his into a wall and injure himself or over a teammate and flatten him like road kill.
It was a 1-1 game in the fifth, the Cardinals with runners on first and second with two outs, when shortstop
The ball landed between them for a two-run double. It's not clear Van Slyke could have reached the ball if he'd continued his all-out sprint, but no one will ever know. It's not like the 6-foot-five, 220-pound Van Slyke is a small man, but neither is he built like the 6-3, 235-pound battering ram in right.
Ryu (9-4) went seven innings for the Dodgers, allowing the three runs on nine hits and a walk, with seven strikeouts. He gave up a solo home run off the left-field foul pole to
The Dodgers scored only once against right-hander Carlos Martinez. They pushed a run across in the second after