Andre Ethier (right) is mobbed after his three-run homer in the ninth. (Lori Shepler/AP)
By David Ely / MLB.com
The Dodgers were frustrated in the seventh and eighth innings, ending both frames by stranding two runners on base with strikeouts. In the ninth, everything went right, as Juan Pierre and Rafael Furcal singled ahead of Andre Ethier's three-run homer, his fifth walk-off hit of the year.
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.
Diaz, M (6, 2nd base off Wolf/Martin, R), Jones, C (3, 2nd base off Elbert/Martin, R).
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