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Carl Crawford sparks Dodgers' 8-6 victory over Padres
Carl Crawford sparks Dodgers' 8-6 victory over Padres

There are times Carl Crawford can offer reminders of how he once landed a $142-million contract. Crawford was an unstoppable force Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, going three for three with a home run, a stolen base, three runs batted in and three runs in the Dodgers' series-opening 8-6 victory over the San Diego Padres. The left fielder is on one of his trademark hot streaks, batting .500 (16 for 32) over his last nine games. He has had six multi-hit games over that period. If last season marked Crawford's return to the field — he played in only 31 games for the Boston Red Sox in 2012 — this season marks his return to normalcy. "I feel way better than...

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