September 9, 2009 - Arizona Diamondbacks Box Score

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Los Angeles
Pos AB R H RBI BB SO AVG Arizona
Pos AB R H RBI BB SO AVG
Furcal SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .258 Roberts 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .284
Kemp CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .305 Drew SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 .259
Ethier RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .282 Upton RF 3 0 0 1 2 0 .304
Ramirez LF 3 1 2 2 1 1 .305 Reynolds 3B 3 0 1 1 2 1 .273
Loney 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .280 Montero C 3 1 3 1 1 0 .304
Belliard 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .257 Young CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .198
Hudson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .289 Byrnes LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .211
Martin C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .256 Tracy 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .229
Garland P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .097 a-Ryal PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256
a-Mientkiewicz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 Haren P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Belisario P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Gutierrez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sherrill P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Hester PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Troncoso P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Parra PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291
1-Oeltjen PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Totals

34
3
7 3
1
11

Totals

32
4
7
4
7 4

a-Flied out for Garland in the 7th. a-Grounded into a forceout for Tracy, C in the 8th. b-Batted for Gutierrez, J in the 9th. c-Reached on error for Hester in the 9th.
1-Ran for Parra, G in the 9th.
BATTING
3B: Furcal (4, Haren).
HR: Ramirez, M (18, 4th inning off Haren, 0 on, 1 out), Loney (11, 4th inning off Haren, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Furcal 3; Kemp; Ethier; Ramirez, M 5; Loney 4; Hudson, O.
RBI: Ramirez, M 2 (54), Loney (80).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Troncoso (1, throw).
BATTING
2B: Montero (29, Garland).
HR: Montero (14, 2nd inning off Garland, 0 on, 0 out), Young, C (12, 2nd inning off Garland, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts, R; Drew, S; Reynolds, M; Montero 7; Young, C 4.
RBI: Montero (53), Young, C (34), Upton, J (74), Reynolds, M (94).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Haren 2; Young, C; Ryal.
S: Roberts, R.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.
Los Angeles
IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Arizona
IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garland 6.0 6 3 3 3 4 2 4.23 Haren 7.1 7 3 3 1 9 2 2.82
Belisario 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.03 Gutierrez (W, 4-3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.06
Sherrill 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.79
Troncoso (L, 4-3) 0.1 0 1 0 3 0 0 2.51
Belisario pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Tracy, C (by Garland), Montero (by Garland), Drew, S (by Troncoso), Upton, J (by Troncoso).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 89-52, Belisario 16-8, Sherrill 14-9, Troncoso 20-6, Haren 119-81, Gutierrez, J 21-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Garland 8-6, Belisario 2-1, Sherrill 2-1, Troncoso 1-0, Haren 6-7, Gutierrez, J 2-1.
Batters faced: Garland 27, Belisario 4, Sherrill 4, Troncoso 5, Haren 30, Gutierrez, J 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Sherrill 1-0, Gutierrez, J 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 78 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:50.
Att: 20,025.
September 9, 2009

Game Recap

PHOENIX -- Joe Torre chose to look on the bright side after the Los Angeles Dodgers walked in the winning run in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.

The loss sliced the Dodgers' NL West lead to 2 1/2 games over the surging Colorado Rockies, but Torre said he was happy to take two of three from the Diamondbacks.

"I'm very positive about this series," Torre said. "This was a disappointment, this game. You'd like to win the ballgame, but you had your opportunities."

Last season, the Diamondbacks and Dodgers dueled into September before Los Angeles pulled away. This year, the Diamondbacks have been out of contention for months, but they relished playing the spoiler role in the division race, if only for one night.

"I think the whole NL West might have been watching that game," said Arizona manager A.J. Hinch, whose team ended a six-game skid.

Manny Ramirez and James Loney hit back-to-back homers for the Dodgers, who are off Thursday before opening a three-game series at San Francisco on Friday.

The Diamondbacks' winning rally began when Ramon Troncoso (4-3) threw away Gerardo Parra's roller to the mound, allowing him to reach second on the error.

"I left my shoulder a little down," Troncoso said.

As it turned out, that was the only ball that left the infield in the bottom of the ninth.

Trent Oeltjen ran for Parra and took third on Ryan Roberts' sacrifice. After intentional walks to Stephen Drew and Justin Upton, Troncoso missed with a 3-2 fastball to Mark Reynolds, who had fouled off a pair of pitches with two strikes.

"I was just trying to put the ball in play," Reynolds said. "I just fouled off some tough pitches and was able to work a good AB."

Torre said he walked Drew and Upton to set up a force at home. He also hoped Troncoso could strike out Reynolds, who leads the majors with 190 strikeouts.

Had that happened, the Dodgers still would have had to retire Miguel Montero, who homered, doubled and singled.

"When you're going through the middle of the lineup, you really don't have a lot of choices," Torre said. "Upton certainly has been doing a hell of a job, and Reynolds, the one thing you feel you have going is he swings and misses a lot."

Juan Gutierrez (4-3) pitched out of a jam in the eighth and got the final five outs for the Diamondbacks. Dan Haren allowed three runs and struck out nine in 7 1/3 innings.

Los Angeles led 3-2 before Upton tied it with a run-scoring grounder to third in the fifth.

After allowing one-out singles to Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier in the eighth, Haren gave way to Gutierrez, who struck out Ramirez and Loney to end the threat.

"Unfortunately, we couldn't cash in," Torre said.

Los Angeles' Jon Garland started against his former team for the second time in six days. Arizona dealt Garland to the Dodgers during a series in Los Angeles on Aug. 31.

Los Angeles gave Garland a quick 1-0 lead in the first, when Rafael Furcal led off with a triple and scored two outs later on Ramirez's bad-hop single off third baseman Reynolds' glove.

The Diamondbacks tied it in the second on Montero's 14th homer. Five pitches later, Chris Young also hit a drive to right for his fifth homer in four games and Arizona's seventh set of back-to-back shots this season.

Los Angeles rallied in the fourth with consecutive homers of its own, by Ramirez and Loney -- the eighth time the Dodgers have done it this year.

Garland went six innings, allowing three runs and six hits.

Game Notes

Dodgers LHP Randy Wolf will miss his scheduled Friday start at San Francisco with elbow irritation. Hiroki Kuroda will take Wolf's turn. ... LHP Scott Schoeneweis threw to hitters before batting practice, and he's likely to return to the Diamondbacks' bullpen in the next week. Schoeneweis was on the disabled list from Aug. 11-Sept. 7 because of depression following his wife's death.