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Dodgers waste strong outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu in 3-1 loss to Padres
Dodgers waste strong outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu in 3-1 loss to Padres

SAN DIEGO — What if the Dodgers’ rotation actually featured three aces? Three guys for whom most teams would sell their baseball souls? And if they did, would it actually be enough? The Dodgers received seven more scoreless innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu in baseball’s Sunday night opener, but he still couldn’t pull out the victory when their grand bullpen plan crumbled. When Ryu exited after the seventh inning with a 1-0 lead, the call went to reliever Brian Wilson, who promptly gave up a game-tying home run to pinch-hitter Seth Smith and a two-run single to Chris Denorfia. Throw in a pair of errors and the eighth made for one ugly Dodgers inning and a 3-1 victory...

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