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Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant launches a home run off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Adam Liberatore, Bryant’s second of the game, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 22, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Kris Bryant hits first career multi-home run game

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Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit two home runs on Monday night against Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers during a 4-2 Cubs win.

This was Bryant’s first career multi-home run game.

The first home run came off Kershaw, and it was a rare one. Before the Bryant home run, the former Cy Young winner hasn’t allowed a home run off his curveball this season — batters are 0-for-25 against Kershaw’s curve.

Bryant said he came into the game knowing Kershaw’s repertoire because the Cubs third baseman saw the Dodgers pitcher during a Triple-A game last season.

Bryant said hitting the home run off Kershaw was a surreal feeling because he looked up to the Dodgers pitcher before entering the MLB.

Bryant’s second home run came off Dodgers reliever Adam Liberatore in the eighth inning.

The 23-year-old rookie is hitting .282 with 10 home runs and 42 RBI this season.

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