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Howie Kendrick's walk-off hit lifts Dodgers after David Huff struggles
Howie Kendrick's walk-off hit lifts Dodgers after David Huff struggles

David Huff is a genuinely nice guy who grew up in Huntington Beach and played ball at UCLA. On Tuesday, for the first time, he took the mound for the hometown Dodgers. He had not started a major league game in almost two years. And, as two of the first four batters hit home runs — the ugly start to a dramatic 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners — the baseball world was left to wonder how a team paying its players approximately one gazillion dollars this year had to start Huff in the second week of the season. The Dodgers overcame his start by scoring twice in the ninth inning, with Howie Kendrick delivering a walk-off single to drive home the tying and winning runs. The...

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