Posted May 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Carlos Gomez tied a career high with four hits, including a a go-ahead two-run single against Clayton Kershaw, and the Milwaukee Brewers handed the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner his third loss in five starts with a 6-3 victory on Wednesday night. Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp, playing his second game since coming off the disabled list, re-injured his left hamstring while scoring all the way from first base on a two-out double by Andre Ethier in the first inning. Last year's MVP runner-up was replaced in the field by Tony Gwynn Jr. in the second. Yovani Gallardo (4-4) was charged with three runs and eight hits in six-plus innings with eight strikeouts and three walks.
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