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LA clicks on offense
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Dodgers 9, Reds 3
Rafael Furcal crosses the plate on his leadoff homer. (Al Behrman/AP)
Rafael Furcal's leadoff homer got the offense rolling, and Brad Penny never looked back, limiting the Reds to one run over six frames to pick up his third victory. Russell Martin had a perfect day at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a walk.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (8-11)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 9, Cincinnati 3   CIN
Cincinnati (8-12)
Lost 1
April 21, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0   9 15 0
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1   3 9 1
Standings thru 4/21/08  |  Recap: LAD | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Reds stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5221012.392
Martin, C3131100.234
Garciaparra, 3B5123003.200
  1-DeWitt, PR-3B0000000.260
Kent, 2B4110013.279
  Hu, 2B1000001.200
Ethier, LF4230110.318
Kemp, RF5121033.291
Loney, 1B5113002.292
Jones, CF4000013.159
Penny, P2010000.200
  a-Sweeney, PH1000000.077
  Park, P0000000.000
Totals3991592717 

a-Flied out for Penny in the 7th.
1-Ran for Garciaparra in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Martin (3, Belisle), Kemp 2 (3, Belisle, Belisle).
HR: Furcal (3, 1st inning off Belisle, 0 on, 0 out), Garciaparra (1, 6th inning off Fogg, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Furcal 5; Martin 4; Garciaparra 5; Kent; Ethier 3; Kemp 4; Loney; Penny.
RBI: Furcal (8), Martin (7), Garciaparra 3 (3), Loney 3 (11), Kemp (5).
2-out RBI: Martin; Garciaparra.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp; Kent; Furcal.
S: Penny.
GIDP: Garciaparra; Loney.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Loney (3, 2nd base by Belisle/Bako).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Penny-Furcal-Loney, Furcal-Hu-Loney, Park-Furcal-Loney).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF3010121.273
Phillips, 2B4000013.250
Griffey, RF3010000.264
  Hairston, RF1000000.000
Dunn, LF3010101.196
Keppinger, SS4010001.325
Votto, 1B3111112.300
Encarnacion, 3B4221001.273
Bako, C2011100.320
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  Mercker, P0000000.000
  c-Hatteberg, PH1000000.154
Belisle, P1000002.000
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  a-Patterson, PH1000001.183
  Fogg, P0000000.000
  b-Valentin, PH-C2010000.240
Totals323934412 

a-Grounded out for Affeldt in the 5th. b-Singled for Fogg in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Mercker in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Encarnacion (3, Penny), Bako (4, Penny).
HR: Encarnacion (5, 7th inning off Park, 0 on, 0 out), Votto (4, 9th inning off Park, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Freel; Griffey; Dunn; Keppinger; Votto 4; Encarnacion 6; Bako 2; Valentin.
RBI: Bako (5), Encarnacion (10), Votto (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Belisle; Phillips.
GIDP: Votto; Phillips; Keppinger.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Freel (2, 2nd base by Penny/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Votto (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Encarnacion-Phillips-Votto, Votto-Keppinger-Mercker).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny (W, 3-2)6.06112402.67
Park (S, 1)3.03222023.27
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Belisle (L, 0-1)4.0127513111.25
Affeldt 1.01000102.35
Fogg 2.012202112.46
Coffey 1.00001005.40
Mercker 1.01000102.70

Belisle pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

HBP: Martin (by Fogg).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 114-69, Park 51-29, Belisle 84-52, Affeldt 13-8, Fogg 25-17, Coffey 14-6, Mercker 11-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Penny 7-6, Park 8-1, Belisle 5-3, Affeldt 2-0, Fogg 1-3, Coffey 3-0, Mercker 2-0.
Batters faced: Penny 24, Park 12, Belisle 24, Affeldt 4, Fogg 8, Coffey 4, Mercker 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:54.
Att: 14,446.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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