Clayton Kershaw gives up two hits, but Dodgers lead the Cubs, 1-0, after five inning

BOTTOM OF FIFTH: Dodgers 1, Cubs 0

Ben Zobrist began the inning with a shot to the left-field warning track, caught easily by Andrew Toles. Addison Russell next drove one to center just short of the track, again caught easily by a Dodger outfielder, this time Joc Pederson.

Javier Baez ended Clayton Kershaw’s perfect-game bid by waiting out a curveball and smacking it to center for a single. Willson Contreras continued the two-out rally with a single to the same location.

But Kershaw got Jason Heyward to pop out to third. He has thrown 51 pitches through five scoreless innings.

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