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Yasiel Puig has three of Dodgers' five triples in 8-1 rout of Giants

Yasiel Puig has three of Dodgers' five triples in 8-1 rout of Giants

Seems that old chewing gum commercial had it wrong. Why double your pleasure when you can triple your fun?

For those longing for something encouraging from those frustrating Boys in Blue, the Dodgers offered it Friday in an 8-1 victory over the Giants at AT&T Park.

They looked very serious, very focused. Zack Greinke threw seven scoreless innings and the Dodgers collected triples like four-leaf clovers.

The Dodgers had five triples to tie franchise record. They had three triples in a single inning. And Yasiel Puig had three triples by himself, matched only in franchise history by Jimmy Sheckard back in 1901.

It was one of those nice complete games, made all the...

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