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Puig, who was 0 for 5 with three strikeouts in the opener, also made a nice running catch in right field on a liner off the bat of Aaron Hill with the bases loaded to end the Arizona seventh.

These were the first regular-season major league games played in Australia. The 162-year-old cricket ground was turned into a baseball park over two weeks, and nearly 80,000 fans attended the two games.

Paul Goldschmidt’s first-inning single for Arizona extended his hitting streak to 21 games dating to Sept. 10 last season, the longest active streak in the majors.

“It was a great trip here, other than we lost twice,” Gibson said. “There were a lot of Diamondbacks fans here and it’s just too bad we couldn’t have won a game for them.

“Credit to the Dodgers, they executed well, better than we did. We’re not happy we lost twice here, but it’s a 162-game season.”

NOTES: Dodgers LF Carl Crawford, who is on paternity leave and didn’t travel to Australia, is a dad. The team said his fiancee, Evelyn Lozado, gave birth to their first child, Carl Leo Crawford, in Arizona early Saturday morning. … Before the game, Diamondbacks INF Didi Gregorius visited with a group of fans from his former Canberra Calvary team in the Australian Baseball League, where he played in 2010. … The opening ceremonies that were scratched Saturday because of thunderstorms and light rain were held before Sunday’s game, including the introduction of nearly 20 Australians who have played in the majors. Ex-Yankee Graeme Lloyd threw the ceremonial first pitch to Dave Nilsson, one in the dirt that got past the former All-Star catcher.