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Pederson's 8th-inning homer helps Dodgers beat Padres 2-1

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson homered in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers' anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night.

Pederson's 11th home run landed in the right-field pavilion off Joaquin Benoit (4-2) with one out.

Chris Hatcher (1-0) earned his first major league win in his fifth season in the big leagues, all as a reliever. Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his second save.

It was the Dodgers' eighth one-run victory over the Padres at home since June 3, 2013.

Dodgers starter Zack Greinke allowed six hits and one run in 7 2/3 innings, struck out five and walked one.

Andrew Cashner gave up five hits and one unearned run in six innings, struck out three and walked one.

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