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Kenta Maeda and Dodgers win another outing against Zack Greinke and Diamondbacks

Kenta Maeda and Dodgers win another outing against Zack Greinke and Diamondbacks

A first-inning fastball flew over the head of one Arizona hitter. A pair of walks contributed to a second-inning run. A curveball in the third bent at the chin of another batter. Infected by uncharacteristic wildness, Dodgers rookie Kenta Maeda resided on the precipice of danger throughout his five innings in a 3-2 victory. 

Maeda maintained his balance on the tightrope, interspersing fastballs outside the zone with sliders that evaded the bats of the Diamondbacks. He held his hosts to one run, three hits and three walks. 

“It was a grind for him tonight,” Manager Dave Roberts said. “But he still found a way, like he always does, to give us a chance...

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