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Joc Pederson homers again but Dodgers lose to Cardinals, 3-1

Joc Pederson homers again but Dodgers lose to Cardinals, 3-1

KEY MOMENT: Brett Anderson served up a two-run home run to Jhonny Peralta in the first inning that put the Dodgers in a 2-0 hole. "I was trying to go in, and it leaked out over the plate," Anderson said. The Dodgers trailed for the remainder of the game.

AT THE PLATE: Joc Pederson hit his 13th home run of the season, a solo home run in the eighth inning off left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist. Pederson's home run total through May is tied for the second-most in baseball history by a National League rookie. Orlando Cepeda also had 13 at this stage in 1958. The only player with more was Albert Pujols, who had 16 in 2001. The Dodgers finished...

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