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John Danks may have solved his problems away from home. The left-hander and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game after coming off the disabled list, and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.
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Juan Rivera tied the score in the ninth with a sacrifice fly — three innings after the Dodgers had one taken away on an appeal play — and Dee Gordon singled home the winning run in the 10th to give Los Angeles a 2-1 victory Sunday in the rubber game of an interleague series between division leaders.
Chris Capuano threw seven shutout innings and drove in two runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Dodgers leadoff man Dee Gordon stole two more bases and Los Angeles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Monday.
Matt Kemp was happy to make the two-hour trip to Tucson to help honor the memory of Dodgers scout John Green’s daughter, and he put on some show, too.