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Kemp is clutch
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Dodgers 5, Athletics 4
Dodgers owner Frank McCourt congratulates Matt Kemp on his winning hit. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
After the Dodgers rallied in the eighth with two runs to tie the score, Matt Kemp delivered an RBI single in the 10th inning as the Dodgers improved to 6-1 in extra-inning games. Kemp also had the first hit for the Dodgers, breaking up a perfect run by A's starter Dallas Braden with a double in the fifth inning.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/16: LAD 5, OAK 4
  • Wed. 06/17: OAK 5, LAD 4
  • Thu. 06/18: vs OAK, 7:10 PM PT
OAK
Oakland (27-36)
Lost 4
LA Dodgers 5, Oakland 4   LAD
LA Dodgers (43-22)
Won 3
June 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0   4 8 2
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1   5 9 0
Standings thru 6/16/09  |  Recap: OAK | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Dodgers stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .309
Suzuki, K, C 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .274
Cust, RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .228
Holliday, LF 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .275
Giambi, 1B 5 1 2 3 0 3 3 .212
Cabrera, O, SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .229
Hannahan, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .222
  a-Garciaparra, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
  Crosby, 3B 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Davis, R, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
  Bailey, A, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ziegler, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Braden, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  b-Barton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wuertz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Breslow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Denorfia, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 4 8 4 4 9 12  

a-Grounded out for Hannahan in the 6th. b-Lined out for Braden in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Giambi (10, Kershaw).
HR: Giambi (9, 8th inning off Troncoso, 2 on, 1 out), Crosby (3, 8th inning off Troncoso, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Giambi 6; Suzuki, K 2; Davis, R; Crosby 4; Holliday; Kennedy, A.
RBI: Giambi 3 (34), Crosby (13).
2-out RBI: Crosby.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Kennedy, A 2; Garciaparra 2.
SAC: Braden.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Hannahan (2, throw), Cabrera, O (10, fielding).
DP: (Kennedy, A-Giambi).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Furcal, SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 .247
Hudson, O, 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 .311
Blake, 3B 5 2 2 2 0 0 1 .302
Loney, 1B 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .284
Kemp, CF 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 .315
Ethier, RF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .266
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239
Kershaw, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .150
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Jones, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wade, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 39 5 9 5 3 4 15  

a-Struck out for Belisario in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Broxton, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kemp (10, Braden), Blake (17, Braden), Loney (13, Braden), Furcal (12, Wuertz).
TB: Furcal 2; Kemp 4; Hudson, O 2; Blake 3; Loney 2.
RBI: Blake 2 (41), Loney (44), Ethier (39), Kemp (36).
2-out RBI: Blake; Loney; Kemp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin, R 2; Kershaw 2; Ethier.
GIDP: Loney.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Braden 6.0 4 2 2 2 2 0 3.31
Wuertz 1.1 2 2 2 0 1 0 3.34
Breslow 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.50
Bailey, A (BS, 4) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.41
Ziegler (L, 1-2) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.00
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw 5.2 4 0 0 3 8 0 4.13
Belisario 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.37
Troncoso (BS, 1) 0.2 3 4 4 1 0 2 2.34
Wade 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.38
Broxton, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.36
Mota (W, 3-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.06

Breslow pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Belisario.
IBB: Cabrera, O (by Kershaw), Kemp (by Braden).
Pitches-strikes: Braden 96-62, Wuertz 24-17, Breslow 7-3, Bailey, A 22-17, Ziegler 12-8, Kershaw 105-65, Belisario 25-17, Troncoso 25-15, Wade 3-2, Broxton, J 10-6, Mota 16-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Braden 9-7, Wuertz 1-1, Breslow 0-0, Bailey, A 3-0, Ziegler 2-0, Kershaw 3-3, Belisario 3-0, Troncoso 1-1, Wade 0-1, Broxton, J 3-0, Mota 2-0.
Batters faced: Braden 25, Wuertz 6, Breslow 1, Bailey, A 6, Ziegler 4, Kershaw 24, Belisario 4, Troncoso 6, Wade 1, Broxton, J 4, Mota 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 1-0, Bailey, A 2-1, Belisario 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:26.
Att: 41,169.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009

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