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Ryu helps Dodgers become 1st with 3 11-game winners
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez (23) steals second ahead of the tag by Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer (10) during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 21, 2014, 10:30 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.

Ryu (11-5) joined Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in making the Dodgers the first team in the majors with three 11-game winners. The left-hander allowed two runs and five hits with a walk and five strikeouts.

Justin Turner had two RBIs and scored twice for the Dodgers, who snapped Pittsburgh's six-game home winning streak. Pirates starter Edinson Volquez (8-7) had won four straight starts, tying his career high.

Los Angeles played without right fielder Yasiel Puig (left hand) and shortstop Hanley Ramirez (left wrist) after both were injured when they were hit by pitches last weekend in St. Louis.

Puig and Ramirez had X-rays in Pittsburgh that came back negative Monday.

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