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Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres
Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres

It can be a miserably long season, six grueling months with precious few days off, playing 162 games without a clock. Bodies break down, spirits lag, the sun bakes. Yet it’s not always the strongest teams that survive but the deepest. The Dodgers liked their depth last year led by Skip Schumaker and Nick Punto, and there was understandable concern when both signed elsewhere in the off-season. But the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres, 8-6, on Tuesday night, getting key contributions not only from one of their regulars, Carl Crawford,  but from one of their main reserves,  Justin Turner. Crawford continued his recent hot play, acting like a guy with no interest in...

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