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LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw outpitched a familiar foe for his first win in more than a month. Ahkello Witherspoon Youth Jersey . Kershaw was a bit better than 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. "I had better fastball command tonight than I had in the past," Kershaw said after his first victory in seven starts since May 20. "There were a few three- or four-pitch sequences there where there was a lapse. So theres some little things to work on here and there. But overall, it was better tonight for sure." Kershaw (6-5) allowed two runs and four hits in eight-plus innings and had seven strikeouts against an offence that totalled 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 Poseys 10th homer and second in two games, following a 14-game drought. The left-hander, who led the NL in ERA each of the previous two seasons, has a 2.06 mark through his first 17 starts -- tying Pittsburghs Jeff Locke for second place, .01 behind the Mets Matt Harvey. When Kershaw won his Cy Young Award in 2011, he was 5-0 with a 1.07 ERA in six starts against the Giants that season -- and four of those victories came in games that Lincecum was the opposing pitcher. "Hopefully we keep pitching against each other for a long time," Kershaw said. "But its not a matter of facing him, but facing the eight other guys. And Im sure hed say the same thing." Kenley Jansen got three outs for his sixth save in eight attempts after Kershaw gave up a leadoff single in the ninth by Marco Scutaro. The right-hander retired pinch-hitter Brandon Belt on a broken-bat popup with runners at first and second to end it -- opponents are 0 for 32 against him with men in scoring position. "He came up with the tying run at the plate and went right through the heart of the order," Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis said, "so that was a big test for him." Lincecum (4-8) gave up four runs and 10 hits in 5 1-3 innings and struck out four. The two-time Cy Young winner is 1-7 with a 5.24 ERA in his last eight starts since beating Atlanta 5-1 on May 12 with seven innings of two-hit ball. The Giants have scored fewer than three runs in six of Lincecums last eight outings. "You kind of look forward to it, just because it make you rise to the occasion and pitch better," Lincecum said of facing Kershaw. "I was more intent on being aggressive, but I just didnt put pitches where I needed to and when I should have." The Giants have lost four in a row and nine of 12, putting them a season-worst two games under .500 and dropping them into fourth place in the NL West. They are 3 1/2 games behind the division-leading Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers got the jump on Lincecum with an RBI single in the third inning by Hanley Ramirez. But the Giants, who came in batting a league-best .285 against left-handed starters, responded in the fourth with Poseys 10th home run after a leadoff walk to Scutaro. It was first homer by last years NL MVP in his first 40 career at-bats against Kershaw, and snapped a stretch of 30 consecutive innings in which the Giants hadnt held a lead. "You cant walk Scutaro leading off that inning, especially after we just got a run," Kershaw said. "I mean, Poseys going to hit homers -- thats what he does -- but it should have been a solo homer." That lead evaporated in the sixth, when the Dodgers pulled ahead to stay. Andre Ethier delivered the tying run with an RBI single and Ellis followed with a run-scoring double into the left field corner. Juan Uribe got an infield hit and Lincecum ended his night with a wild pitch to Skip Schumaker that allowed Ellis to score. Lincecum got a break in the fifth on another overaggressive rookie mistake by Puig, who tried to stretch a two-out single into a double and was easily thrown out by left fielder Andres Torres. This was Puigs 13th multihit game and sixth with three hits since his big league debut June 3. He is batting. 435 in his first 22 contests. NOTES: Dodgers CF Matt Kemp, who made a circus catch in the warning track to rob Scutaro of extra bases for the final out on Tuesday night in his first game off the disabled list, was not in the starting lineup but came in for defence on a double-switch in the ninth. ... Lincecum is 0-5 in six road starts since beating the Dodgers 5-3 on April 3 in his season debut. Barry Zito, 0-4 with an 11.28 ERA on the road, takes the ball for the opener of the Giants three-game series at Colorado on Friday night. ... Kershaw has held the Giants to fewer than three runs in 17 of his l9 starts against them. ... The Giants were swept in a three-game set at Dodger Stadium for the first time since April 2009. C. J. Beathard Womens Jersey . - Goaltender Philippe Desrosiers of the Rimouski Oceanic has broken a shutout record that was only three months old in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Reuben Foster Womens Jersey . Louis. To which I would say two things: 1. Where there is smoke, there is or perhaps has been a little fire. Or, in other words, the two teams would appear to have at least spoken. And spoken is defined as one calling the other to inquire, no more, no less. http:///...rspoon-49ers-jersey/ . 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Michigan had one first-place vote.Washington stays at No. 5, as the top five went unchanged after all had decisive victories last weekend.Western Michigan is 6-0 for the first time since 1941 and is in position to contend for a spot in a New Years Six bowl. The Broncos already have beaten two Big Ten teams (Northwestern and Illinois).This season has continued as a steady rise for the Broncos since coach P.J. Fleck -- who at 35 is the second-youngest head coach in the FBS -- took over in 2013 and went 1-11. Reuben Foster Jersey. WMU was 8-5 each of the past two seasons, reaching bowl games in consecutive seasons for the first time in school history.Joining Western Michigan as newly ranked teams are No. 23 Auburn, which beat Mississippi State 38-14, and No. 25 Navy, which upset Houston 46-40 on Saturday.?Houston fell seven spots to No. 13.Stanford, which lost 42-16 to Washington State, dropped out of the rankings for the first time since early in the 2015 season. Also falling out were North Carolina, which lost 34-3 at home to Virginia Tech, and Colorado, which lost 21-17 at USC.No. 14 Florida State jumped nine spots after beating Miami. No. 17 Virginia Tech moved up eight spots after beating North Carolina. The Hokies are ranked in consecutive weeks for the first time since 2013.Miami and Arkansas both dropped six spots, falling to No. 16 and No. 22, respectively.The Associated Press contributed to this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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