Clayton Kershaw Dominates Again as Dodgers Top Angels 5-1

The Dodgers used the longball to beat the Angels on Tuesday night by a final score of 5-1. Joc Pederson went deep twice and Corey Seager continued his red-hot May with a solo shot in the 7th.

Perhaps most impressive was the fact that every Dodgers starter had a basehit on Tuesday.

Clayton Kershaw got off to a bumpy start in the second inning as he allowed three hits and a run to put the Dodgers behind 1-0. However, the typical Kershaw showed up and he completely shut down the Angels lineup for the rest of the game.

Kershaw allowed one run on four hits over eight innings, while striking out 11 and walking none. He has only allowed four walks through his 78 innings on the season.

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The Dodgers got right back in the game with a run in the third on a rally started by Kershaw. Chase Utley would eventually score the tying run from second on an error my Mike Trout in center.

Joc Pederson gave the Dodgers a 3-1 lead in the fourth inning with a two run shot, his 7th of the year.

Kershaw settled in and was his usual self before Corey Seager decided to continue his power surge with a solo homerun in the 7th to give the Dodgers a 4-1 lead.

Kershaw just doing Kershaw things.

Then Joc was back for more as he hit a solo shot to center in the 8th to make it 5-1.

Kenley Jansen came in and closed the door on the victory.

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