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Dodgers 9, Braves 1
Chad Billingsley allowed just two hits and walked one Sunday night. (John Amis/AP)
Matt Kemp belted a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and drove in five runs to lead the Dodgers past the Braves in the rubber game. Chad Billingsley fanned nine over five shutout innings before leaving with a right hamstring cramp.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (65-40)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 9, Atlanta 1   ATL
Atlanta (53-52)
Lost 1
August 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 1   9 19 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 5 0
Standings thru 8/2/09  |  Recap: LAD | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Braves stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 5 1 1 0 1 0 2 .264
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ethier, RF 5 1 3 0 1 2 2 .274
Ramirez, M, LF 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .309
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Castro, Ju, PH-SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Loney, 1B 6 1 3 2 0 0 6 .291
Kemp, CF 5 1 3 5 0 2 2 .315
Martin, R, C 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .263
Loretta, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .232
Hudson, O, 2B 4 0 2 1 1 1 1 .292
Billingsley, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200
  a-Schmidt, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200
  Elbert, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pierre, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
Totals 44 9 19 9 4 8 28  

a-Singled for Billingsley in the 6th. b-Singled for Sherrill in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Martin, R (12, Jurrjens), Loney (20, Medlen), Loretta (6, Acosta, M), Hudson, O (28, Acosta, M).
HR: Kemp (14, 5th inning off Jurrjens, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Loretta 3; Schmidt; Furcal; Ramirez, M; Kemp 6; Hudson, O 3; Castro, Ju; Ethier 3; Loney 4; Martin, R 3.
RBI: Kemp 5 (64), Loretta (18), Loney 2 (66), Hudson, O (51).
2-out RBI: Kemp 5; Loretta; Loney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M; Billingsley 2; Kemp 2; Loney 2.
SAC: Billingsley.
Team RISP: 6-for-17.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ethier (5, 2nd base off Logan/McCann).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .260
Prado, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .313
Jones, C, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286
McCann, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .298
  Acosta, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Johnson, K, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Anderson, G, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
LaRoche, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .251
Diaz, M, RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .283
Hernandez, Di, SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .146
Jurrjens, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .156
  a-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .148
  Medlen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Logan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Ross, D, PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .281
Totals 32 1 5 1 2 11 10  

a-Struck out for Jurrjens in the 5th. b-Walked for Logan in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Acosta, M in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Prado (22, Billingsley), McLouth (21, Billingsley), LaRoche (28, Troncoso).
TB: Diaz, M; McLouth 2; LaRoche 2; Prado 3.
RBI: Prado (28).
2-out RBI: Prado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann; Prado; Norton; Jones, C; Diaz, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Jurrjens-LaRoche).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (W, 11-6) 5.0 2 0 0 1 9 0 3.82
Elbert 2.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.86
Mota 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.98
Sherrill 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.32
Troncoso 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.99
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens (L, 9-8) 5.0 10 4 4 2 5 1 2.85
Medlen 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.89
Logan 1.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 4.50
Acosta, M 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 3.81

Mota pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Billingsley.
IBB: Ramirez, M (by Logan).
Pitches-strikes: Billingsley 83-51, Elbert 37-25, Mota 2-2, Sherrill 5-3, Troncoso 10-8, Jurrjens 103-67, Medlen 26-18, Logan 28-14, Acosta, M 26-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Billingsley 3-0, Elbert 2-3, Mota 0-0, Sherrill 0-1, Troncoso 2-0, Jurrjens 4-2, Medlen 2-3, Logan 1-0, Acosta, M 0-1.
Batters faced: Billingsley 18, Elbert 10, Mota 1, Sherrill 1, Troncoso 4, Jurrjens 26, Medlen 9, Logan 7, Acosta, M 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Mota 2-1, Sherrill 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:22.
Att: 37,654.
Venue: Turner Field.
August 2, 2009
August 2, 2009

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