Manny Ramirez hits an RBI single during the first inning Thursday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
By Michael Murphy / Special to MLB.com
Manny Ramirez's RBI single and Casey Blake's RBI double were enough for Chad Billingsley, who tossed 7 1/3 shutout innings and became the first Dodgers pitcher to win his first four starts since Kaz Ishii, who began the 2002 season by winning his first six.
a-Hit by pitch for Rodriguez, W in the 6th. b-Lined out for Geary in the 8th. 1-Ran for Blum in the
BATTING 2B: Tejada, M (4, Billingsley). TB: Tejada, M 3; Erstad; Bourn. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, Ca; Tejada, M; Matsui, K; Erstad 2. SAC: Rodriguez, W; Matsui, K. GIDP: Rodriguez, I, Berkman. Team RISP: 0-for-9. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Bourn (3, 2nd base off Broxton, J/Martin, R). CS: Rodriguez, I (2, 2nd base by Billingsley/Martin, R).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Bourn (Hudson, O at 3rd base). DP: (Tejada, M-Berkman).