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Dodgers unable to complete a comeback in 7-3 loss to Cubs
Dodgers unable to complete a comeback in 7-3 loss to Cubs

KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp's fifth home run in six games, a sixth-inning solo blast, reduced the Dodgers' deficit to 3-2. But any chance of a comeback was lost in the eighth inning, when Brandon League walked the bases loaded and gave up three runs. League's nightmare inning increased the Cubs' lead to 6-2. AT THE PLATE: Cubs starter Edwin Jackson entered the game with a 5.79 earned-run average but limited the Dodgers to two runs over six innings. The Dodgers loaded the bases against Jackson with no outs in the first inning, but scored only one run, as Hanley Ramirez hit into a double play and Kemp grounded out to third base. ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett failed to record...

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