Manny Ramirez is tagged out trying to score on a popup to shallow left field. (AP)
By David Ely / MLB.com
The Dodgers were held to a Casey Blake sacrifice fly until the ninth, and by then, the Braves had taken a big lead with a five-run ninth off relievers Ramon Troncoso and Guillermo Mota. Manny Ramirez had three hits and scored in the ninth, but L.A. dropped its third straight.
a-Grounded out for Stults in the 5th. b-Struck out for Weaver, Jf in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Ramirez, M (17, Vazquez), Hudson, O (29, Vazquez). TB: Hudson,
O 3; Blake; Ethier; Ramirez, M 4; Martin, R. RBI: Blake (65). Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Pierre; Loretta. SF: Blake. GIDP: Hudson, O,
Kemp. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team LOB: 6.
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