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Dodgers' Julio Urias improves in second outing but not enough to beat the Cubs

Dodgers' Julio Urias improves in second outing but not enough to beat the Cubs

The teenager slinked off the mound as the ballpark rose in appreciation. The congregants at Wrigley Field did not stand to applaud Dodgers prospect Julio Urias as Thursday’s fifth inning ended, but to salute the monsters stashed in the home dugout, the Cubs who battered Urias in a 7-2 defeat.

The Dodgers survived three days with the Cubs, losing twice but avoiding a deluge. On the fourth day of this series, baseball’s best team unleashed its full force. Chicago whacked three home runs and scored six runs against Urias, a 19-year-old making his second career start.

“The big leagues is the big leagues,” Urias said through an interpreter after the game....

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