Game 135: As Rich Hill dominates Padres, Clayton Kershaw works his way back.

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Justin Turner bats in the fourth inning of the Dodgers’ 5-1 win over the San Diego Padres. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)


Rich Hill took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in the Dodgers’ 5-1 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Clayton Kershaw felt good after his rehab start with Rancho Cucamonga.

The Dodgers should be commended for not making excuses, writes columnist Jeff Miller.

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Game 91: Kenta Maeda and the Dodgers finish off the San Diego Padres.

The Dodgers head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak, courtesy of a strong outing by Kenta Maeda in a 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here.

Rookie shortstop Corey Seager has already established himself as a star.

Vin Scully has had the same stage manager, Boyd Robertson, since 1989, and the two have forged a special relationship. Scully missed today’s game for personal reasons.

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Game 90: Five more scoreless innings by the bullpen preserve Dodgers’ latest win.

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Kenley Jansen recorded his 26th save in the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Padres. (Getty Images)

Brandon McCarthy allowed three runs in five innings, and the Dodgers’ bullpen did what it usually does in a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here.

Julio Urias will pitch out of the bullpen at Triple-A Oklahoma City to preserve his innings.

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Game 89: Dodgers out-slug Padres, led by Yasmani Grandal’s three home runs.

Chase Utley collision

Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley and Padres runner Derek Norris collide between first and second base. Norris was called out for interference, and later left the game with a quadriceps injury. (Thomas Cordova/Staff photographer)

Yasmani Grandal had five hits, including three home runs, in the Dodgers’ 10-6 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Andrew Toles‘ second chance in baseball culminated with a promotion and a spot in the Dodgers’ starting lineup Friday.

Here’s what they were saying after the game:

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