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Bob Baffert grows into racing’s grateful elder statesman

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 30-31 - In this photo taken Thursday, May 21, 2015, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert speaks during a interview at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, Baffert had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training thoroughbreds. It wasn’t long before he piled up 11 wins in Triple Crown races and ditched his big hat but kept the boots. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally-bred thoroughbreds.

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Braves come up short in 6-3 loss to Dodgers in series opener

Atlanta Braves pitcher Nick Masset reacts after giving up a home run to Los Angeles Dodgers Jimmy Rollins in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Masset hadn’t allowed an earned run in his previous six games this month. Then came the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3

Los Angeles Dodger third baseman Justin Turner dives, but he can't come up with the ball on a single through the infield by Atlanta Braves Jonny Gomes during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

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