Eric Hosmer

Clayton Kershaw pitches complete game, Justin Turner has two HRs, Dodgers finish sweep of Royals

Clayton Kershaw pitches complete game, Justin Turner has two HRs, Dodgers finish sweep of Royals

If there is a law of gravity in baseball — that what goes up must eventually come down — it does not seem to apply to the Dodgers.

Clayton Kershaw needed 99 pitches to toss his 25th career complete game, striking out 13 and walking none, and newly minted All-Star Justin Turner clubbed a pair of homers to highlight a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on a steamy 94-degree Sunday in Dodger Stadium.

The Dodgers’ sixth straight win completed their major league-leading 10th series sweep and sent them to the All-Star break with a major league-best 61-29 record. They’re 26-4 since June 7, a span in which they turned a two-game National League West deficit into a 7 1/2-game...

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