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Offense stymied
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Dodgers 5, Braves 0
Tommy Hanson gave up four runs on eight hits in six-plus innings on Friday. (John Bazemore/AP)
Playing without Yunel Escobar, Martin Prado and the newly-acquired Adam LaRoche, the Braves' offense struggled to get anything going against the Dodgers, as it mustered just three hits. Tommy Hanson took his second consecutive loss after going unbeaten in his first eight starts.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 07/31: LAD 5, ATL 0
  • Sat. 08/01: ATL 4, LAD 3
  • Sun. 08/02: LAD 9, ATL 1
LAD
LA Dodgers (64-39)
Won 2
LA Dodgers 5, Atlanta 0   ATL
Atlanta (52-51)
Lost 1
July 31, 2009
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LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1   5 12 1
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Standings thru 7/31/09  |  Recap: LAD | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Braves stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .267
Ethier, RF 5 1 2 4 0 0 1 .267
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .316
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McDonald, Ja, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Blake, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 .286
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286
Kemp, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .315
Martin, R, C 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .264
Hudson, O, 2B 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 .290
Schmidt, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  a-Pierre, PH-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
Totals 35 5 12 5 1 8 14  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Schmidt in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Martin, R (11, Hanson), Kemp (13, Medlen), Ethier (24, Medlen).
HR: Ethier (21, 5th inning off Hanson, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Furcal 2; Ramirez, M; Kemp 2; Hudson, O 2; Blake 2; Ethier 6; Martin, R 3.
RBI: Ethier 4 (66), Furcal (30).
2-out RBI: Ethier 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Furcal; Kemp; Martin, R; McDonald, Ja.
SAC: Schmidt; Pierre 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (14, fielding).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .257
Johnson, K, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .223
Jones, C, 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .287
McCann, C 2 0 0 0 2 1 5 .301
Anderson, G, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .297
Canizares, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .190
Diaz, M, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .288
Hernandez, Di, SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .145
Hanson, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .100
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Acosta, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Norton, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .135
  Medlen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Prado, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311
Totals 31 0 3 0 6 8 16  

a-Singled for Acosta, M in the 7th. b-Flied out for Medlen in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Jones, C; Hernandez, Di; Norton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, G; McCann 3; Hanson.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Diaz, M (5, 2nd base off Schmidt/Martin, R).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Anderson, G (Blake at home).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Schmidt (W, 2-1) 6.0 1 0 0 5 3 0 4.50
Troncoso 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.02
Sherrill (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.34
McDonald, Ja 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.89
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hanson (L, 5-2) 6.0 8 4 4 1 4 1 3.25
O'Flaherty 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.60
Acosta, M 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
Medlen 2.0 3 1 1 0 3 0 4.91

Troncoso pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Hanson pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Sherrill, Hanson.
IBB: Hernandez, Di (by Schmidt).
Pitches-strikes: Schmidt 87-53, Troncoso 7-5, Sherrill 19-11, McDonald, Ja 25-15, Hanson 89-59, O'Flaherty 8-7, Acosta, M 4-3, Medlen 23-20.
Groundouts-flyouts: Schmidt 3-8, Troncoso 0-0, Sherrill 0-0, McDonald, Ja 2-1, Hanson 3-7, O'Flaherty 1-1, Acosta, M 0-0, Medlen 2-0.
Batters faced: Schmidt 25, Troncoso 2, Sherrill 4, McDonald, Ja 6, Hanson 26, O'Flaherty 3, Acosta, M 1, Medlen 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Sherrill 2-0, O'Flaherty 1-1, Acosta, M 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:53.
Att: 45,225.
Venue: Turner Field.
July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009

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