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Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs
Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs

KEY MOMENT: J.P. Howell allowed his first home run of the season, a three-run blast by Arismedy Alcantara that reduced what was once a five-run lead for the Dodgers to 7-6. The Cubs completed their comeback an inning later when Chris Coghlan hit his second home run of the game, a two-run shot to right field off Brian Wilson that moved the home team in front, 8-7. ON THE MOUND: By completing five innings, Roberto Hernandez could have won his first game in three weeks. He couldn't do it. Hernandez faced two batters in the fifth inning: Coghlan, who doubled, and Javier Baez, who walked. Hernandez was then replaced by left-hander Paco Rodriguez with the Dodgers leading, 6-2. The...

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