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Stewart, 4 relievers throw 4-hitter; Dodgers beat Cubs 1-0

Corey Seager has become an NL MVP Award candidate as a rookie with timely homers and a big batting average.

He made himself the difference in a game Sunday just by running hard to second base.

Brock Stewart and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and Andrew Toles scored on a fielder's choice in the eighth inning thanks to Seager's hustle, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs 1-0.

With one out in the eighth, pinch-hitter Toles was hit by a pitch, and then Trevor Cahill (3-4) threw away Howie Kendrick's short roller, allowing Toles to reach third.

After an intentional walk to Seager and a strikeout, Adrian Gonzalez hit a...

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