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Yasiel Puig, four-run sixth inning propel Dodgers to 9-1 victory
Yasiel Puig, four-run sixth inning propel Dodgers to 9-1 victory

KEY MOMENT: Yasiel Puig ended a 1-1 stalemate by sending a sixth-inning offering from starter Tim Hudson over the right-field wall for a home run. Later in the inning, Carl Crawford doubled in two runs against left-hander Javier Lopez to extend the Dodgers lead to 4-1. Crawford scored on a single by Juan Uribe against Jean Machi, increasing the advantage to 5-1. ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw limited the Giants to one run and eight hits over eight innings. He improved to a league-best 21-3 and lowered his earned-run average to 1.77. The latter figure should make Kershaw the first pitcher to lead the major leagues in ERA in four consecutive seasons. Kershaw struck out 11 batters, raising his...

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