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A.J. Ellis

Dodgers squander chances in 4-2 loss to Cubs

Dodgers squander chances in 4-2 loss to Cubs

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers held a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Yasiel Puig and Joc Pederson drew consecutive walks with two outs. Up came Justin Turner, who was batting .349 with runners in scoring position, only for Puig to be picked off at second base by catcher David Ross. "That's the only time we had a runner in scoring position the whole game," A.J. Ellis said. In the bottom half of the inning, Clayton Kershaw served up a two-run home run to Kris Bryant that moved the Cubs in front, 2-1. AT THE PLATE: AThe Dodgers arrived to Wrigley Field short on sleep. They took a red-eye flight after their Sunday evening home game against the San Francisco Giants and didn't...