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Adrian Gonzalez gets back into the swing of things in Dodgers' 8-5 victory over Tigers

DETROIT _ The pitch registered on the Comerica Park radar gun at 92 mph and it offered a test for Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. In his prime, when he anchored lineups on both coasts, he treated misplaced pitches like this fastball from Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann with malice. Earlier this season, as he managed injuries to his back and elbow, he allowed pitches like this to overwhelm him.

On this swing, Gonzalez resembled his former self. In his first at-bat after 57 games on the disabled list, he whacked

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