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The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig rounds third on his way to scoring during the second game of the two-game Major League Baseball opening series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig rounds third on his way to scoring during the second game of the two-game Major League Baseball opening series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, left, pitches with the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt, center, on first during the second game of their two-game Major League Baseball opening series at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ Trevor Cahill, left, throws the first pitch during the second game of the two-game Major League Baseball opening series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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SYDNEY (AP) — Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBIs to back a scoreless outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu, and the Los Angeles Dodgers made it 2 for 2 Down Under with a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Dee Gordon and Juan Uribe also had three hits for the Dodgers, who finished with 13 in beating Arizona starter Trevor Cahill for the first time.

After a 3-1 win behind ace Clayton Kershaw in the Major League Baseball season opener Saturday night, Los Angeles remained perfect at Sydney Cricket Ground with its second consecutive victory over its NL West rival in Australia.

Cahill (0-1) came in 6-0 with a 2.01 ERA in 10 career starts against the Dodgers, but left in the fifth trailing 3-0. He gave up eight hits with just one strikeout and was charged with five runs in four-plus innings.

The Diamondbacks made three errors, two by catcher Miguel Montero.

After trailing 7-0, Arizona scored once in the eighth and four times in the ninth, including Mark Trumbo’s two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen with two outs.

Jansen struck out Gerardo Parra to end a game that featured 14 pitchers and lasted a minute more than 4 hours.

Beginning his second season in the majors, Ryu (1-0) held the Diamondbacks to two hits in five shutout innings. He struck out five and walked one.

The left-hander had a strong rookie season last year, going 14-8 with a 3.00 ERA in 30 starts after seven seasons in South Korea.

Trumbo also had an RBI single in the eighth, his first hit for the Diamondbacks. Martin Prado had a two-run single in the ninth.

Associated Press

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