Blake's beard, bat return to Dodgers

Third baseman breaks out of slump with three-hit game against Houston

Updated: May 19, 2010, 10:46 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- It was about two weeks ago that Dodgers third baseman Casey Blake decided to grow the beard he had shaved off over the winter, not only because certain fans were imploring him from the stands to do so but also because the team wasn't playing well at the time and Blake figured a little facial hair might change the Dodgers' luck. It was around that time that they began what is now a nine-game winning streak, their longest in four years.

On Tuesday night, Blake brought back ...

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