LA Dodgers 7, Houston 0

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, August 14, 2011 4:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 80°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - Angel Campos,
Attendance - 36339

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
LA Dodgers 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 7 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 38-83 19-40 19-43 L6
LA Dodgers 55-64 31-34 24-30 W3

Recap


Justin Sellers drove in three runs with his first career home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the visiting Houston Astros with a 7-0 victory on Sunday.
 
Hiroki Kuroda (8-14) won at home for the first time since May 17 while throwing seven scoreless innings and giving up five hits with six strikeouts. In Kuroda’s previous 18 starts, the Dodgers scored more than three runs just twice.
 
Matt Kemp tied a career high with his 28th home run in the third inning off Jordan Lyles (1-7), who allowed seven runs over 5 1/3 innings. Kemp homered for the second straight game and added his 31st stolen base.
 
Los Angeles broke the game open when Sellers capped the Dodgers’ four-run sixth inning with a blast to left field for his first three career RBIs. The Dodgers swept the Astros at home for the first time since 2001.
 
Houston, which has lost six straight games and 18 of its last 23, were outscored 14-1 during the three-game series.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   LA Dodgers
Jordan Lyles Player Hiroki Kuroda
Loss W/L Win
5.1 IP 7.0
3 Strikeouts 6
7 Hits 5
11.81 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Houston   LA Dodgers
Brian Bogusevic Player James Loney
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 2
.333 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 5 0 5 .172 10 7 0 1 0 0
LA Dodgers 10 3 20 .303 17 5 7 5 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .438 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Chi. Cubs. The Astros have a W/L % of .263 after a win and .337 after a loss.
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