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Dylan Hernandez: Dodgers have the luxury of not taxing themselves

SAN DIEGO - Clayton Kershaw made occasional on-field appearances during the five-plus weeks he was on the disabled list, sprinting toward rookie Kyle Farmer one day, leaping into the arms of Yasiel Puig on another.

How Kershaw celebrated some of the Dodgers' walk-off victories in recent weeks was evidence that what he said about his back injury was true: It wasn't nearly as severe as the setback

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