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Taylor, Hernandez go back-to-back in Mexico

Dodgers pair hit second-inning homers in pouring rain
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MONTERREY, Mexico -- After scoring a fortuitous run in the first inning, the Dodgers flexed their muscles in the second inning of the Mexico Series opener, a 4-0 no-hit win, as Chris Taylor and Enrique Hernandez slugged back-to-back home runs off Padres rookie starter Joey Lucchesi.

With two outs in the inning, Taylor launched an 0-2 pitch into the center-field seats for his fifth home run of the season. Taylor is starting at shortstop now that Corey Seager is out for the season with Tommy John surgery.

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MONTERREY, Mexico -- After scoring a fortuitous run in the first inning, the Dodgers flexed their muscles in the second inning of the Mexico Series opener, a 4-0 no-hit win, as Chris Taylor and Enrique Hernandez slugged back-to-back home runs off Padres rookie starter Joey Lucchesi.

With two outs in the inning, Taylor launched an 0-2 pitch into the center-field seats for his fifth home run of the season. Taylor is starting at shortstop now that Corey Seager is out for the season with Tommy John surgery.

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Hernandez followed by working the count to 3-2 against Lucchesi before pulling one into the Dodgers bullpen in left field. It was his fourth home run of the season. Hernandez was starting at first base on Friday night in place of Cody Bellinger because the Padres were starting a lefty.

It was the second time the Dodgers have homered back to back, Taylor and Seager accomplishing the feat April 10 against Oakland.

Video: Taylor's solo home run

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLb.com.

Los Angeles Dodgers, Enrique Hernandez, Chris Taylor