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Astros Shut Down Slumping Dodgers

Sampson throws 7 solid innings; Erstad, Tejada drive in runs

(Newser) - Chris Sampson pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Darin Erstad and Miguel Tejada each drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 last night. Sampson (2-3) struck out three and walked one in his Dodger Stadium debut, matching his longest outing of the season.... More »

Dodgers Hit 3 HR Off Perez to Beat Mets 5-1

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal hit a leadoff homer against beleaguered Oliver Perez, Blake DeWitt connected for his first home run in the major leagues and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-1. Matt Kemp also homered after being named NL player of the week for the first time... More »

Furcal Fuels Dodgers in 11-6 Win Over Rockies

Los Angeles wins seventh straight game

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal had three hits, including a three-run homer in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh straight game, beating Colorado 11-6 last night. Matt Kemp drove in four runs with two doubles and Russell Martin made his first career start at third base, turning... More »

Furcal's 5 Hits Help Dodgers Beat Marlins

Los Angeles extends winning streak to five games

(Newser) - Chad Billingsley pitched seven innings to win for the first time this season and Rafael Furcal had a career-high five hits for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Florida Marlins, 13-1 on Wednesday night. Furcal went 5-for-6 with a double, giving... More »

Dodgers Beat Rockies on Loney Single in 10th

LA completes three-game sweep of Colorado

(Newser) - James Loney singled home the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of NL champion Colorado with a 3-2 victory on Sunday. It's the first three-game winning streak of the season for the Dodgers under new manager Joe Torre, who used his 24th different... More »

Furcal, Ethier Lead Dodgers Over Padres

Lowe allows one run in 8 innings as LA snaps 4-game losing streak

(Newser) - Andre Ethier went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer, Rafael Furcal and Matt Kemp each hit their first homers of the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-1 rout of the San Diego Padres last night. Derek Lowe (1-0) allowed a run and four... More »

Wells Gets It Done for Dodgers

Boomer pitches in at plate, too, sparking 6-2 win in LA debut

(Newser) - David Wells secured the Dodgers a much-needed win last night in New York, giving up two runs in five innings and scoring a run in his first start for the team, a 6-2 victory over the Mets. The 250-pound 44-year-old beat out a bunt in the fifth inning to spark... More »

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