Posted: Sep 21, 2013 8:42 PM by Bill Halter, AP
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 in seven dominant innings, Yasiel Puig and A.J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Dodgers Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night.
Kershaw (15-9) lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88. He held San Diego in check on three hits after losing to the Padres in three other starts this season.
Kershaw is trying to become the first pitcher to lead the majors in ERA in three consecutive seasons since Atlanta's Greg Maddux from 1993-95.
Ellis homered in the fourth off rookie Burch Smith (1-2).
Puig then connected on a shot to center field off Tim Stauffer in the seventh that was estimated at 457 feet. Kershaw reached on a bunt single to lead off the inning.
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