Manny Ramirez reacts after striking out to end the game. (Tom Gannam/AP)
By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com
Randy Wolf allowed just two runs over six innings for his sixth consecutive quality start, but the Dodgers' offense hit into four double plays, including two on Manny Ramirez bouncers, and left 11 men on base. The bullpen allowed a four-run seventh inning with an error by Casey Blake making three of the runs unearned.
Leach pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Carpenter, C pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. McClellan
pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Game Scores: Wolf , Carpenter, C . WP: Carpenter, C. HBP: Hudson, O (by Carpenter, C), Martin, R (by Carpenter, C), DeRosa (by Wolf). Pitches-strikes: Wolf 98-62, McDonald, Ja 28-18, Leach 2-2, Mota 4-2, Kuo 10-6, Carpenter, C 99-61, Miller, T 14-8,
McClellan 4-4, Franklin 18-15. Groundouts-flyouts: Wolf 5-4, McDonald, Ja 1-1, Leach 0-0, Mota 0-1, Kuo 1-1, Carpenter, C 9-3, Miller, T 0-0, McClellan
0-0, Franklin 2-1. Batters faced: Wolf 28, McDonald, Ja 5, Leach 1, Mota 2, Kuo 3, Carpenter, C 30, Miller, T 3, McClellan 1, Franklin
5. Inherited runners-scored: Leach 2-1, Mota 2-2, Miller, T 1-0, McClellan 2-0, Franklin 3-0. Umpires:
HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Tim Timmons. Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
4 mph, Out to LF. T: 3:03. Att: 43,756. Venue: Busch Stadium. July 27, 2009 July 27, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner