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Dodgers defeat Nationals, 8-3
Dodgers defeat Nationals, 8-3

KEY MOMENT: After the Dodgers loaded the bases in the sixth inning on an error and two infield hits, Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier and Juan Uribe unloaded them, driving in a run each with a single, a fielder's choice and a single to break open a scoreless game. Clayton Kershaw, who blanked the Nationals for seven innings in his return from the disabled list, started the rally by hustling down the line to beat Blake Treinen's throw after the Washington pitcher had trouble fielding his infield dribbler. The Dodgers scored four more runs in the eighth inning on home runs by Ramirez and Drew Butera. AT THE PLATE: The first five hitters in the Dodgers lineup — Dee Gordon, Carl Crawford, Ramirez,...

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