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No rest in West
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Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 1
Doug Mientkiewicz, activated from the 60-day DL, singled in the sixth inning. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
Chad Billingsley was perfect through four innings before the wheels fell off in the fifth as he allowed four runs (three earned) in the frame. The Dodgers, who got three hits from Andre Ethier and an RBI single from Manny Ramirez, saw their NL West lead trimmed to 4 1/2 games.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (61-73)
Won 1
Arizona 4, LA Dodgers 1   LAD
LA Dodgers (79-55)
Lost 1
September 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0   4 7 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 7 2
Standings thru 9/2/09  |  Recap: ARI | LAD  |  Gameday  |  D-backs stats  |  Dodgers stats
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .259
Parra, G, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .287
Upton, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .312
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .274
Montero, M, C 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .296
Allen, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .243
Romero, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .265
Ojeda, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
Scherzer, P 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .191
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Tracy, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .234
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 7 4 3 9 10  

a-Walked for Vasquez, E in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Montero, M (28, Billingsley).
HR: Allen (2, 5th inning off Billingsley, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Allen 4; Parra, G; Scherzer; Reynolds, Ma; Montero, M 2; Drew; Romero.
RBI: Allen 2 (7), Drew (57), Parra, G (52).
2-out RBI: Drew; Parra, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, J.
Team RISP: 3-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reynolds, Ma (8, 2nd base by Billingsley/Martin, R).

FIELDING
DP: (Reynolds, Ma-Ojeda-Allen).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .255
Ethier, RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 .285
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .305
Kemp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .314
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Belliard, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .245
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Hudson, O, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Billingsley, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
  a-Mientkiewicz, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
  Elbert, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pierre, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .322
  Haeger, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 1 7 1 1 4 12  

a-Singled for Billingsley in the 6th. b-Walked for McDonald, Ja in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (36, Scherzer).
TB: Belliard; Furcal; Ramirez, M; Ethier 4; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: Ramirez, M (50).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp 2; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Kemp.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (17, throw), Billingsley (3, fielding).

 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (W, 9-8) 7.2 7 1 1 1 4 0 4.10
Vasquez, E (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.35
Gutierrez (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.10
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (L, 12-9) 6.0 6 4 3 1 5 1 3.86
Elbert 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.51
McDonald, Ja 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.05
Haeger 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.63

Pitches-strikes: Scherzer 102-71, Vasquez, E 2-2, Gutierrez 8-6, Billingsley 93-62, Elbert 17-7, McDonald, Ja 24-17, Haeger 21-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Scherzer 7-7, Vasquez, E 0-0, Gutierrez 2-0, Billingsley 7-4, Elbert 1-1, McDonald, Ja 1-0, Haeger 1-0.
Batters faced: Scherzer 30, Vasquez, E 1, Gutierrez 3, Billingsley 25, Elbert 4, McDonald, Ja 4, Haeger 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Vasquez, E 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 45,076.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009

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