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Yasiel Puig leads Dodgers past Giants, 3-1, for rare three-game win streak
Yasiel Puig leads Dodgers past Giants, 3-1, for rare three-game win streak

As much entertainment as Yasiel Puig has provided in his three weeks with the Dodgers, his presence hasn't had a pronounced effect on the team's win-loss record. Until now, perhaps. By virtue of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Monday, the Dodgers won three consecutive games for the first time since the opening week of the season. Puig was a central figure in the triumph, as he hit his seventh home run in the first inning and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth. The Dodgers (33-42) are 10-10 in games in which Puig has played and are eight games behind the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks in the National League West. Meanwhile, the Giants fell...

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