LA Dodgers 9, St. Louis 4

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 2:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 97°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Ron Kulpa, Second Base - Derryl Cousins, Third Base - Jim Wolf,
Attendance - 32959

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Dodgers 0 0 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 9 13 0
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 11 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 60-69 31-34 29-35 W3
St. Louis 67-63 32-30 35-33 L3

Recap


Juan Rivera and A.J. Ellis homered as the Dodgers capped a three-game sweep at St. Louis with a 9-4 victory on Wednesday afternoon.
 
The Dodgers took control of the game with six runs in the third inning against Jaime Garcia (10-7). Matt Kemp opened the rally with a two-run single that gave Los Angeles a 2-1 lead, scoring on an RBI double by Rivera. Ellis, who also singled home a run during the outburst, added hit his first major league home run in the fifth inning, a solo shot to left field.
 
Rivera stretched the lead to 7-1 when he hit a two-run homer to left in the sixth inning against Kyle McClellan. The Cardinals got a two-run shot from Gerald Laird in the seventh.
 
Los Angeles starter Hiroki Kuroda (10-14) pitched seven strong innings for the win, allowing three runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out four. Garcia surrendered seven runs on nine hits in his five innings of work, striking out three and walking two.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   St. Louis
Hiroki Kuroda Player Jaime Garcia
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 5.0
4 Strikeouts 3
8 Hits 9
3.86 ERA 12.60
Hitting
LA Dodgers   St. Louis
James Loney Player Skip Schumaker
3 Hits 4
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
5 TB 4
.600 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 13 2 22 .325 13 9 9 2 0 0
St. Louis 11 1 15 .306 11 6 4 1 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Pittsburgh. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .507 after a win and .524 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Colorado. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .435 after a loss.
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