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Adrian Gonzalez's three home runs power Dodgers past Padres, 7-4
Adrian Gonzalez's three home runs power Dodgers past Padres, 7-4

If the season-opening series against the San Diego Padres confirmed the reality that Matt Kemp was no longer playing for the Dodgers, it also offered a spectacular reminder that Adrian Gonzalez still was. Gonzalez homered three times in a game for the first time in his 12-year career, powering the Dodgers to a 7-4 victory Wednesday night over the Kemp-led Padres at Dodger Stadium. In doing so, the four-time All-Star became the first player in major league history to hit five home runs in his team's first three games of a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. For the Dodgers, that translated to two victories in the three-game series. Gonzalez also became only the third...

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