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Carl Crawford, Dan Haren lead the way for Dodgers over Padres

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The Dan Haren and Carl Crawford trains just kept rolling on Wednesday night, leaving the Padres in the dust in a 4-0 victory for the Dodgers on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.

The Dodgers ended their homestand with six wins in nine games, and completed their season series by winning 12 of 19 against San Diego.

Haren continued his remarkable turnaround with seven scoreless innings, allowing only four hits and a walk while striking out five. After a midseason five-start losing streak that put his rotation status in jeopardy, Haren in his last seven starts is 5-1 with a 1.70 ERA, with 34 strikeouts, seven walks and only three home runs allowed in 42⅓ innings.

Haren on the season is 2-1 with a 2.20 ERA in five starts against the Padres, with 24 strikeouts and six walks in 28⅔ innings.

Crawford was 4-for-4 with three doubles on Wednesday, driving home Matt Kemp in the second inning for the Dodgers' first run, then scoring on a single by Juan Uribe in the seventh for a 3-0 lead. He also doubled home Darwin Barney in the eighth, capping the scoring.

With his three doubles, Crawford tied a Los Angeles Dodgers record for most in a game, last achieved by Kemp on Sep. 22, 2011.

Crawford is hitting .406/.444/.554 with 22 runs scored and 14 RBI in his last 32 games (including 23 starts), with 14 multi-hit games during that span.

The Dodgers' other run was scored in the sixth inning by Justin Turner, who was 2-for-3 for his ninth multi-hit game in his last 13 starts.

With the win Haren improved to 13-10, giving the Dodgers four pitchers with 13 wins for the first time since 1985. Haren joins Clayton Kershaw (18-3), Zack Greinke (14-8) and Hyun-Jin Ryu (14-6), matching the quartet of Orel Hershiser (19-3), Fernando Valenzuela (17-10), Jerry Reuss (14-10) and Bob Welch (14-4) 29 years ago.

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Thursday is an off day, followed by the first of two showdown series with second-place San Francisco. Hyun-Jin Ryu starts the opener at AT&T Park on Friday night, while Madison Bumgarner starts for the Giants.

Wednesday pariculars

Home runs: none

WP - Dan Haren (14-10): 7 IP, 4 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts

LP - Ian Kennedy (10-13): 6 IP, 10 hits, 3 runs, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts