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Dodgers postgame notes: Clayton Kershaw, Corey Seager, Justin Ruggiano, interleague play

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ANAHEIM --The Dodgers beat the Angels again on Tuesday, in Anaheim even, so it's hard to even know what's real anymore. So here are a few postgame numbers to think about.

The Dodgers were 16-32 in interleague play against the Angels in Anaheim through the 2013 season, but have now beaten the Halos four straight times on the road since the start of 2014.

The Dodgers have beaten the Angels eight straight times overall, the longest streak by either team in their rivalry.

From 2000-13, the Dodgers won one season series against the Angels (4-2 in 2006), tying four times. But they beat the Angels three of four times in 2014, and are 5-0 against them this year, the first time the Dodgers have captured the season series against the Angels in back-to-back years.

Clayton Kershaw in his last 140 regular season starts, dating back to June 14, 2011, has an ERA of 1.9977 in 1,004⅔ innings, with 1,105 strikeouts.

Kershaw is 8-0 with a 0.96 ERA in his last 12 starts, with 119 strikeouts and just 11 walks in 94 innings.

Corey Seager has at least one hit in each of his five starts, and through his first six games is hitting .381 (8-for-21) with four doubles, three walks and four runs batted in. Those four doubles are the second-most by a Dodger in his first six career games, dating back to at least 1914, trailing only Jim Lefebvre, with five doubles.

Justin Ruggiano has only played five games as a Dodger, but has driven in a run in four straight games, a streak even more remarkable because he didn't start the first three of those. The only Dodger with an RBI streak longer than four games this season is Joc Pederson, with five straight from May 31 to June 3.

Alex Guerrero walked and Carl Crawford drove in a run with a ground ball on Tuesday, but those two combined to go 0-for-3 as designated hitter on the night. This season Dodgers DHs are 2-for-34 (.059) with two walks and a sacrifice fly.

The Dodgers scored five runs on Sunday and seven on Monday. With the six runs on Tuesday, the club has scored at least five runs in three straight games for the first time since May 10-12. The only streak longer by the Dodgers this season was a seven-game streak from Apr. 12-19, all wins.

Up next

The Dodgers go for the sweep on Wednesday night, with Mat Latos getting the start in the series finale. Garrett Richards starts for the Angels. The game will be broadcast nationally by ESPN, and available in the Los Angeles area.