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Padres Prevent Dodgers from Clinching NL West
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Tony Gwynn Jr. homered and Kevin Kouzmanoff singled in the go-ahead run as the San Diego Padres beat Los Angeles 3-1 Tuesday night, keeping the Dodgers from clinching their second straight NL West title.

The Dodgers have lost three straight since securing a playoff spot on Saturday night. Colorado didn't do the Dodgers any favors, beating Milwaukee 7-5 in 11 innings.

Tuesday's results forced the Dodgers to keep on ice the champagne they'd lugged with them from Pittsburgh, where they lost three of four to the Pirates, the NL's second-worst team.

Heath Bell, who turned 32 on Tuesday, pitched a perfect ninth for his NL-best 41st save in 47 chances, striking out Manny Ramirez, Matt Kemp and James Loney.

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