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ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw was charged with three runs (one earned) and six hits over six innings. He gave up two home runs, but struck out 12 and walked only one. Left-hander Paco Rodriguez pitched a perfect seventh inning, Yimi Garcia pitched a scoreless eighth and left-hander Adam Liberatore a perfect ninth inning in his major league debut. Liberatore was called up earlier in the day from triple-A Oklahoma City as a replacement for Carlos Frias, who was optioned to Oklahoma City the previous day. Liberatore, 27, is now the third left-hander in the Dodgers bullpen, alongside Rodriguez and J.P. Howell.
WAIVER WIRE: Claimed off waivers by the Dodgers only two days earlier, minor league right-hander Ryan Dennick was designated for assignment. Dennick's place on the 40-man roster was taken by another pitcher claimed off waivers from the