Posted June 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
Clayton Kershaw outpitched Tim Lincecum in the seventh regular-season matchup between former Cy Young Award winners, rookie Yasiel Puig had three more hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep of the defending World Series champions. Kershaw (6-5) allowed two runs and four hits in eight-plus innings and had seven strikeouts against an offense that totaled just 14 runs over its previous six games while going 8 for 47 with runners in scoring position. The Giants' only runs came in the fourth on Buster Posey's 10th homer and second in two games, following a 14-game drought. Kershaw, who led the NL in ERA each of the previous two seasons, has a 2.06 mark through his first 17 starts -- tying Pittsburgh's Jeff Locke for second place, .01 behind the Mets' Matt Harvey. Kenley Jansen got three outs for his sixth save in eight attempts after Kershaw gave up a leadoff single in the ninth by Marco S...
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