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MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 2

Aug. 27, 2013 at 1:44 AM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke took a shutout into the ninth inning and Yasiel Puig went 3-for-5 with a homer Monday in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Greinke (13-3) racked up his fifth win in five starts, blanking the Cubs until yielding a pair of runs in the ninth. The right-hander ended up allowing five hits and two walks over 8 2/3 innings while striking out nine.

Puig's solo blast in the eighth landed halfway up the pavilion in left field, while the star rookie's trio of hits raised his batting average to .346.

Hanley Ramirez also unloaded a long homer and Carl Crawford drove in a pair of runs for National League West-leading Los Angeles, which took the first of a three-game series.

Cubs starter Jake Arrieta (1-1) was reached for four runs on six hits over five full innings.

Brian Bogusevic drove in both of Chicago's runs.

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