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Dodgers ride hit parade to Game 1 win over Twins

Dodgers ride hit parade to Game 1 win over Twins

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated May 1
Yasiel Puig and Juan Uribe had four hits each and Dan Haren improved to 4-0 Thursday as the Dodgers overcame three errors to beat the Twins, 9-4, in the first game of a split doubleheader at chilly Target Field.
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  • Mattingly wins challenge on close play at second

    Mattingly wins challenge on close play at second

    MLB.com May 1
    Manager Don Mattingly successfully challenged a call in the bottom of the fifth inning that resulted in a double play on defense for the Dodgers in the first game of their split doubleheader with the Twins on Thursday.
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  • Dodgers promote Patterson to start Game 2

    Dodgers promote Patterson to start Game 2

    MLB.com May 1
    Red Patterson was promoted from Triple-A on Thursday and will make his Major League debut as the starter in Game 2 of Thursday's split doubleheader vs. the Twins.
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  • Dodgers become fourth National League franchise to reach 10,000…

    Dodgers become fourth National League franchise to reach 10,000 wins

    yahoo.com May 1
    One hundred and twenty-four years after winning their very first National League game, the Los Angeles Dodgers, then known as the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, won their 10,000th game as a member of the NL on Wednesday, defeating the Minnesota Twins 6-4 at a fr…
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  • Video - Dodgers Cruise Past Twins 01:03

    Dodgers Cruise Past Twins

    May 1
    Yasiel Puig had four hits and drove in two runs as the Dodgers defeated the Twins 9-4.
  • Video - Dodgers Sweep Doubleheader With Twins 00:59

    Dodgers Sweep Doubleheader With Twins

    May 1
    The Dodgers hit two home runs in the 12th of the second game and defeated the Twins 4-3.

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