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Dodgers beat Reds after Hyun-Jin Ryu is perfect for seven innings
Dodgers beat Reds after Hyun-Jin Ryu is perfect for seven innings

If on Sunday Josh Beckett came up with the incredible, on Monday Hyun-Jin Ryu threatened to answer with the unbelievable. One day after Beckett threw the 21st no-hitter in Dodgers’ history, Ryu took a perfect game into the eighth inning. After spending the bottom of the seventh running the bases, he gave up a double to the first batter he faced – Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier – and history slipped away. The Dodgers ultimately had to hang on for a 4-3 victory over the Reds before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 45,505. In only his second start since coming off the disabled list with a sore shoulder, Ryu (5-2) gave up three hits, all in the eighth, in his 7 1/3...

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