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Kershaw, Dodgers top Astros 3-1 in Game 1

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball’s World Series against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Los Angeles.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — No sweat, Clayton Kershaw.
Changing jerseys to beat the 103-degree heat, the Dodgers ace with a checkered playoff history delivered a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.
Boosted by Justin Turner’s tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning off Dallas Keuchel, Kershaw was in complete control against the highest-scoring team in the majors this season.
“I felt good. It’s a tough lineup over there,” Kershaw said. “The way Keuchel was throwing it was up and down a lot, which was good. It got us ...


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