LA Dodgers 3, Arizona 1

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, May 14, 2012 10:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 67°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marvin Hudson, First Base - Tim McClelland, Second Base - Brian Runge, Third Base - Ted Barrett,
Attendance - 24312

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Arizona 15-21 7-12 8-9 L3
LA Dodgers 24-11 16-3 8-8 W5

Recap


Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1: Clayton Kershaw outdueled Ian Kennedy as host Los Angeles won its fifth straight game.

Andre Ethier hit his eighth homer of the season as the Dodgers improved to 24-11, best in the majors.

Kershaw (3-1) pitched seven shutout innings, striking out six and giving up four hits and three walks. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his fourth save.

Kennedy (3-3) allowed three runs (two earned) and six hits in six innings.

Kennedy’s first-inning throwing error set up Los Angeles’ first run. Dee Gordon singled and moved to third on Kennedy’s wild pickoff attempt before scoring on a groundout by Mark Ellis.

Ethier homered in the sixth inning and the Dodgers added another run later in the inning. A.J. Ellis and James Loney hit back-to-back singles and Ellis scored on a sacrifice fly by Adam Kennedy.

Aaron Hill blasted a one-out homer in the eighth off Dodgers reliever Josh Lindblom.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Dodgers placed center fielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list after the game with a strained left hamstring. Kemp sat out Monday, ending his consecutive games played streak at 399 - the longest active run in the majors. Outfielder Jerry Sands was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque to take Kemp's roster spot. … Kennedy threw a pitch behind Kershaw in the third inning. Kershaw responded by throwing a ball inside at Kennedy in the fifth and both teams were warned by the home plate umpire Marvin Hudson. … Arizona catcher Miguel Montero fanned twice against Kershaw and has struck out 14 times in his last eight games. … Ellis went 1-for-4 and has reached base in 24 straight games.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Ian Kennedy Player Clayton Kershaw
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 4
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Aaron Hill Player James Loney
1 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
4 TB 2
.333 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Arizona 5 1 8 .167 10 7 1 3 2 1
LA Dodgers 7 1 10 .233 11 8 3 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Arizona. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .652 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against LA Dodgers. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .350 after a loss.