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Dodgers lose 18-7 as Arizona tags Clayton Kershaw for seven-run second
Dodgers lose 18-7 as Arizona tags Clayton Kershaw for seven-run second

It’s Tony La Russa, baseball genius! Hey, it’s no more a reach than any other explanation for Clayton Kershaw’s incredible meltdown. The Diamondbacks hired La Russa as their new Big Enchilada of Baseball earlier Saturday, and then they went out and chased Kershaw like he was some minor leaguer just called up, which was actually their guy. Kershaw gave up seven runs in an absolutely abysmal second inning -- and then, La Russa or no La Russa, Arizona being Arizona, the Diamondbacks almost had to hang on for an otherworldly 18-7 victory at Chase Field. Kershaw showed no indication he had been abducted by aliens and replaced by some impostor from a pod in the first inning, retiring the...

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