LA Dodgers 4, San Francisco 0

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, July 29, 2012 4:05 PM
Location - AT&T Park
Temperature - 64°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim Timmons, First Base - Angel Hernandez, Second Base - Ed Hickox, Third Base - Chris Conroy,
Attendance - 41902

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Dodgers 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 12 1
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 56-47 29-20 27-27 W3
San Francisco 55-46 31-20 24-26 L4

Recap

Dodgers 4, Giants 0: Clayton Kershaw tossed a complete-game shutout and the visiting Dodgers completed a three-game sweep to move into a first-place tie atop the National League West.

Kershaw (8-6) allowed five hits with seven strikeouts while recording his fifth career shutout as the Dodgers completed their first road sweep of the Giants since June 2010.

The Giants’ scoreless-inning streak reached 20 innings, and they were shut out for the second time in as many days. The Dodgers outscored San Francisco 19-3 during the three-game series.

Ryan Vogelsong (8-5) allowed two runs (one earned) over six innings as the Giants lost their fourth straight after winning nine of 11.

Los Angeles tallied twice in the second inning when Juan Rivera scored on Hanley Ramirez’s fielder's choice and Luis Cruz doubled in a run with two outs.

The Dodgers added to their lead with two more runs in the eighth on RBI singles by Cruz and Mark Ellis. Cruz went 2-for-4 and extended his career-high hitting streak to 12 games.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kershaw won for the first time in three matchups against Vogelsong this season. ....The Dodgers went 7-3 on their 10-game road trip. … Vogelsong has tossed at least six innings in all of his 19 starts this season. …San Francisco was swept for the fourth time this year. …Dodgers C A.J. Ellis walked in all four plate appearances. … Ramirez went 1-for-5 and is 7-for-21 with seven RBIs in five games since being acquired from Miami on Wednesday.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   San Francisco
Clayton Kershaw Player Ryan Vogelsong
Win W/L Loss
9.0 IP 6.0
7 Strikeouts 5
5 Hits 6
0.00 ERA 1.50
Hitting
LA Dodgers   San Francisco
Luis Cruz Player Brandon Belt
2 Hits 1
2 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 1
.500 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 12 0 15 .316 25 8 4 4 0 1
San Francisco 5 0 5 .161 8 7 0 1 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • San Francisco will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Giants have a W/L % of .527 after a win and .565 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game at home against Arizona. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .479 after a loss.