Arizona 4, LA Dodgers 0

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 3:10 PM
Location - Dodger Stadium
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Phil Cuzzi, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Manny Gonzalez, Third Base - Gerry Davis,
Attendance - 36596

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Arizona 54-51 30-24 24-27 W3
LA Dodgers 56-50 29-23 27-27 L3

Recap

Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 0: Chris Johnson and Miguel Montero homered and rookie Patrick Corbin tossed six scoreless innings as visiting Arizona completed a three-game sweep of Los Angeles.

Corbin (3-4) gave up two hits with five strikeouts for the Diamondbacks, who won their sixth consecutive game against the Dodgers while recording their first three-game sweep at Chavez Ravine since August 2007.

Montero gave Arizona an early lead with his run-scoring single in the first off rookie Stephen Fife (0-1), who exited after allowing two runs over 4 1/3 innings.

Johnson, who was acquired from Houston on Sunday, homered with one out in the fifth inning to cap a successful series with his new team. Johnson had two homers and seven RBIs in the three games.

Arizona extended its lead in the top of the eighth with Montero’s two-run homer to center field off Randy Choate. Montero had two homers in the series and leads all major league catchers with 63 RBIs.

Shane Victorino went 0-for-4 while leading off and playing left field in his first game with the Dodgers, who were outscored 19-4 in the series. Los Angeles didn't have a single baserunner after Jerry Hairston walked to lead off the fourth inning.

The loss dropped the Dodgers 1 1/2 games behind National League West-leading San Francisco, which plays Wednesday evening. The Diamondbacks have won 10 of their last 13 games to move three games behind the Giants.

GAME NOTEBOOK: RHP Brandon League made his first appearance with the Dodgers since being traded from Seattle and gave up one run while retiring one batter. …The Diamondbacks hit six home runs during the series. … Arizona has outscored Los Angeles 36-11 during its six-game winning streak in the series. …The Diamondbacks outhit the Dodgers 10-2. ... Dodgers OF Matt Kemp went 0-for-4, ending his streak of four consecutive multi-hit games.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Patrick Corbin Player Stephen Fife
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 4.1
5 Strikeouts 4
2 Hits 6
0.00 ERA 4.15
Hitting
Arizona   LA Dodgers
Paul Goldschmidt Player Stephen Fife
3 Hits 1
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 1
1.000 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Arizona 10 2 17 .294 13 9 4 3 0 1
LA Dodgers 2 0 2 .069 7 8 0 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Chi. Cubs. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .589 after a win and .460 after a loss.
  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .537 after a win and .490 after a loss.