Derek Lowe gave up two runs in 6 1/3 innings vs. the Dodgers. (Lori Shepler/AP)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
For the second consecutive outing, Derek Lowe turned in a quality start against his former team and was in line for the win after Peter Moylan's stalwart relief work. Rafael Soriano didn't record an out in the ninth, however, giving up three hits including a game-deciding homer.
BATTING 2B: Escobar, Y (21, Wolf), Jones, C (19, Wolf), Diaz, M (11, Kuo). HR: Jones, C (14, 7th inning off Wolf, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Diaz, M 4; Anderson, G; Jones, C 7; Escobar, Y 2; LaRoche 2. RBI: Diaz, M (29), LaRoche (46), McLouth (56), Jones, C (52). 2-out RBI: Diaz, M; LaRoche; McLouth. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann 2; Prado 2; McLouth; Moylan. SAC: Lowe, D. Team RISP: 2-for-11. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Diaz, M (6, 2nd base off Wolf/Martin, R), Jones, C (3, 2nd base off Elbert/Martin, R).
Game Scores: Lowe, D , Wolf . Pitches-strikes: Lowe, D 103-62, O'Flaherty 3-3, Moylan 26-15, Soriano, R 16-9, Wolf 111-68, Kuo 17-10, Mota 13-6,
Elbert 6-3. Groundouts-flyouts: Lowe, D 13-2, O'Flaherty 0-1, Moylan 2-0, Soriano, R 0-0, Wolf 11-2, Kuo 0-0, Mota 1-1, Elbert
0-0. Batters faced: Lowe, D 28, O'Flaherty 1, Moylan 6, Soriano, R 3, Wolf 32, Kuo 4, Mota 3, Elbert 1. Inherited runners-scored: O'Flaherty 2-0, Moylan 2-0, Elbert 1-0. Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Eric
Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether. Weather: 76 degrees, clear. Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF. T:
3:13. Att: 46,399. Venue: Dodger Stadium. August 6, 2009 August 6, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner