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Dodgers come up short on defense in loss
Dodgers come up short on defense in loss

There were times this season when the Dodgers wanted to put Hanley Ramirez on the disabled list. Each time, he refused. On Friday afternoon, Ramirez felt his right side tighten as he warmed up in an indoor batting cage at Miller Park. Again, he insisted on playing. That stubbornness, which has spared the Dodgers from fielding lineups with a light-hitting shortstop on most nights, might have been responsible for their 9-3 defeat to Milwaukee Brewers. A game that should have been remembered for how Roberto Hernandez pitched in his first game with the Dodgers was instead highlighted by a nightmarish seventh inning by third-choice shortstop Justin Turner. The reason Turner was at...

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