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SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers will be making a lot longer trip than they hoped to begin the playoffs. Cheap Air Max 95 Mens .Ace Clayton Kershaw got outpitched by rookie Ty Blach and the NL West champion Dodgers lost to the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Saturday, costing them a chance at home-field advantage in the Division Series.Los Angeles has lost four of five since clinching their fourth straight division title.Rather than commuting from their homes to Dodger Stadium, the LA contingent will open the best-of-five playoffs at NL East champion Washington.Were on a little bit of a slide here but were still in good position, manager Dave Roberts said.Kershaw (12-4) gave up three runs, two of them unearned, in seven innings. He gave up a home run to Angel Pagan in the fifth to break a scoreless tie.They were swinging from the get-go, Kershaw said. I made a few dumb pitches, a few I shouldnt have thrown. Probably caught too much of the plate on a few. Overall it was kind of a frustrating day.Kershaw is set to pitch the playoff opener in Washington.The Dodgers-Giants result was posted on the videoboard at Nationals Park in the seventh inning while Washington played Miami. It was announced that the Nationals had clinched the home field, and the crowd responded with a standing ovation.The Giants stayed one game ahead of St. Louis for the second NL wild-card slot. The Cardinals beat visiting Pittsburgh 4-3 earlier in the day.Matt Moore will start for the Giants on Sunday, and a win -- or St. Louis loss -- puts them in the playoffs. The New York Mets will host the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.Blach (1-0) earned his first big league victory, pitching eight innings of three-hit ball. He struck out six and walked one in his second start in the majors, and also got his first two hits.This was the fourth game in the majors for Blach since the 25-year-old lefty made his major league debut in September.Thats one of the best pitching performances Ive seen, with this kid having a month in the major leagues, the stage he was on, whats at stake, who he was going against, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. He just had great focus and great command. This kid was locked in.Sergio Romo pitched a hitless ninth for his fourth save.One day after gaining national attention for body-slamming a fan who had run onto the field, Pagan hit a 1-1 pitch from Kershaw into the left-field stands. It was Pagans 12th home run of the season and his first off Kershaw in 68 career at-bats.The Dodgers were limited to three singles and got only one runner to second base.Blach got Joc Pederson to ground into an inning-ending double play in the second after the Dodgers put two on, struck out the side looking in the third and retired 11 straight during one stretch.Los Angeles third baseman Justin Turner also committed a throwing error in the seventh when the Giants scored a pair of unearned runs off Kershaw.Kershaw retired 12 of the first 13 before Pagans one-out homer leading off the fifth.UP NEXTDodgers: Kenta Maeda (16-10) pitches the finale at AT&T Park on Sunday. The right-hander is unbeaten in three career starts against San Francisco.Giants: Moore (12-12) faces the Dodgers after matching his career-high of 11 strikeouts against Colorado in his previous start. Discount Air Max 95 . -- Jonathan Drouin gave Halifax the boost it needed to edge host Sherbrooke Phoenix 3-2 in a shootout in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Air Max 95 On Sale . The incident occurred at 19:56 of the second period of the Kings 4-2 road win over Edmonton on Sunday. Nolan punched Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu in the jaw in front of the Kings goal during a scrum. http://www.cheapairmax95freeshipping.com/ . Mickelson barely made the cut but had the best round of the day with nine birdies and an eagle coupled with two bogeys to sit two shots behind leader Craig Lee of Scotland. Lee shot a 69 for a 12-under 204 total. "I just love the fact I am in contention and have an opportunity in my first tournament of the year here in Abu Dhabi," Mickelson said. IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa power forward Dale Jones has been granted an extra year of eligibility.Jones tore a ligament in his right knee for the second time in three years in December after playing just six games. He was averaging 5.5 rebounds and three rebounds for the Hawkeyes.Jones, a junior college transfer, is expected to give Iowas thin frontcourt a major boost over the nexxt two seasons. Air Max 95 Trainers Sale. The 6-foot-7, 227-pound Jones will likely get plenty of playing time after the Hawkeyes lost center Adam Woodbury and forward Jarrod Uthoff to graduation.Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced the NCAAs decision Thursday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '