Joe Saunders bounced back from his lone loss of the year and Vladimir Guerrero drove in two runs without a hit to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Friday night. Saunders (7-1) held the Dodgers to two runs in 7 1-3 innings, giving up five hits, walking two and striking out one.
Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth for his major league-leading 17th save in 18 chances. The Dodgers' Hiroki Kuroda (1-3) allowed four runs, three earned, on seven hits and two walks in 6 1-3 innings. He struck out five. The Dodgers’ Andre Ethier hit his fourth homer of the season to trim the deficit to 3-2 in the seventh.