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Kemp's 4 hits, 4 RBIs lead Dodgers past Padres

Kemp's 4 hits, 4 RBIs lead Dodgers past Padres

ESPN.com Updated Sep 26, 2012
Matt Kemp had four hits, falling a triple shy of the cycle, and four RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers used a rare offensive outburst to beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 Wednesday to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
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  • Mattingly plays matchups, holds out four regulars

    Mattingly plays matchups, holds out four regulars

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    For Wednesday's must-win game against the Padres, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly had four regulars out of the starting lineup.
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  • Denorfia gives Padres versatile option in outfield

    Denorfia gives Padres versatile option in outfield

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    As evidenced by a strong throw from left field to nail Shane Victorino at the plate in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Dodgers, Chris Denorfia is comfortable at any of the outfield spots.
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  • Playoff-chasing Dodgers, Beckett fall to Padres

    Playoff-chasing Dodgers, Beckett fall to Padres

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2012
    Josh Beckett lost for the third time in six starts with the Los Angeles Dodgers, whose playoff chances were dealt a blow in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
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  • Everth slide upsets Victorino as benches clear

    Everth slide upsets Victorino as benches clear

    MLB.com Sep 26, 2012
    Benches cleared, and that was just about it, at the end of the seventh inning in the Padres' 2-1 win over the Dodgers on Tuesday night.
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  • Eric Gagne Estimates 80 Percent Of His Dodger Teammates Were Ta…

    Eric Gagne Estimates 80 Percent Of His Dodger Teammates Were Taking PEDs

    deadspin.com Sep 26, 2012
    "I knew I had the mental attitude to be a closer, it was just a matter of doing it in the major leagues." That was Eric Gagne after he won the 2003 Cy Young Award, following a perfect season in which he converted all 55 save opportunities and …
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  • Video - Kemp's 4 Hits Keep Dodgers' Playoff Hopes Alive 00:32

    Kemp's 4 Hits Keep Dodgers' Playoff Hopes Alive

    Sep 26
    Matt Kemp had four hits and drove in four runs to help keep the Dodgers' slim playoff hopes alive.
  • Video - Gagne Details PED Usage In Book 03:08

    Gagne Details PED Usage In Book

    Sep 26
    Eric Gagne alleges in new biography that 80 percent of Dodgers teammates were using performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Video - Dodgers Explode 01:12

    Dodgers Explode

    Sep 26
    BBTN's Steve Berthiaume and Mark Mulder talk about the Dodgers offense and whether it's too late to right the ship.

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    Sep 26
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    Sep 26
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