Arizona 8, LA Dodgers 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 10:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Gerry Davis, First Base - Phil Cuzzi, Second Base - Greg Gibson, Third Base - Manny Gonzalez,
Attendance - 52832

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Arizona 53-51 30-24 23-27 W2
LA Dodgers 56-49 29-22 27-27 L2

Recap


Diamondbacks 8, Dodgers 2:
Paul Goldschmidt and Miguel Montero homered while Wade Miley tossed eight strong innings as visiting Arizona won its fifth straight against Los Angeles.

Goldschmidt homered for the second straight game, hitting a two-run blast in the first off Chris Capuano (10-7), who gave up five runs over six innings.

Miley (12-6) allowed one run on three hits with seven strikeouts for Arizona, which has won nine of its last 12 games and stands 3 1/2 games behind first-place San Francisco in the National League West.

The Dodgers got on the board in the bottom of the first on a solo homer by Mark Ellis, who has seven hits - three home runs - in 14 career at-bats against Miley.

Arizona added to its lead in the sixth inning, when Goldschmidt and Justin Upton each singled with one out. Montero followed with a three-run blast into the Diamondbacks’ bullpen in right field.

Chris Johnson highlighted a three-run ninth for Arizona with a two-run single. Johnson has six RBIs in his first two games with the Diamondbacks.

The Dodgers, who have been outscored 15-4 in the first two games of the series, fell one game behind the division-leading Giants after San Francisco posted a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rookie Patrick Corbin will be promoted from Triple-A Tucson and start Wednesday, replacing Josh Collmenter in the Diamondbacks' rotation. …Arizona INF Willie Bloomquist missed his second straight game with back soreness. ... The Dodgers acquired OF Shane Victorino from the Phillies for Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin. … Arizona acquired reliever Matt Albers and OF Scott Podsednik from the Red Sox for reliever Craig Breslow. … The Diamondbacks improved to 9-3 in its last 12 games at Dodger Stadium.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Wade Miley Player Chris Capuano
Win W/L Loss
8.0 IP 6.0
7 Strikeouts 6
3 Hits 6
1.12 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Paul Goldschmidt Player Matt Kemp
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 0
1 HR 0
6 TB 2
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Arizona 9 2 17 .257 13 8 8 8 0 0
LA Dodgers 5 1 9 .156 5 8 2 1 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Arizona. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .589 after a win and .469 after a loss.
  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against LA Dodgers. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .528 after a win and .490 after a loss.