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Offense musters little
Dodgers 5, Giants 0
Barry Zito regroups after giving up a two-run homer in the first. (Kevork Djansezian/AP)
Barry Zito gave up three runs in the first inning, and that was more than enough for the Dodgers, as the Giants rapped out only five singles in their first game of the year. New center fielder Aaron Rowand collected two of those hits.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (0-1)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 5, San Francisco 0   LAD
LA Dodgers (1-0)
Won 1
March 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
LA Dodgers
3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 3/31/08  |  Recap: SF | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Dodgers stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, LF3010001.333
  c-Ortmeier, PH-1B1000001.000
Aurilia, 1B4000002.000
  Threets, P0000000.000
Winn, RF4000000.000
Molina, C4010010.250
Durham, 2B3000121.000
Rowand, CF3020000.667
Castillo, 3B3000004.000
Bocock, SS1000200.000
Zito, P0000000.000
  a-Lewis, PH1000010.000
  Valdez, P0000000.000
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  b-Velez, PH-LF10100001.000
Totals28050349 

a-Struck out for Zito in the 6th. b-Singled for Yabu in the 8th. c-Flied out for Roberts in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Roberts; Molina; Rowand 2; Velez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aurilia; Castillo.
S: Zito.
GIDP: Castillo.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bocock (1, 2nd base by Beimel/Martin), Roberts (1, 2nd base by Penny/Martin).
PO: Bocock (1st base by Beimel).

FIELDING
PB: Molina (1).
DP: 2 (Durham-Aurilia, Bocock-Durham-Aurilia).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4131102.750
Ethier, LF4000006.000
Kemp, RF4111010.250
Kent, 2B3122000.667
  Hu, 2B10100001.000
Jones, CF4010001.250
Martin, C4000012.000
Loney, 1B3120100.667
Dewitt, 3B2110201.500
Penny, P1001001.000
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  a-Young, PH1000012.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
Totals3151154315 

a-Struck out for Beimel in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Furcal (1, Zito).
HR: Kent (1, 1st inning off Zito, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Furcal 4; Kemp; Kent 5; Hu; Jones; Loney 2; Dewitt.
RBI: Kemp (1), Kent 2 (2), Furcal (1), Penny (1).
2-out RBI: Furcal.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ethier 3; Furcal.
S: Penny 2.
GIDP: Martin; Jones.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Loney (1, 2nd base off Threets/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Dewitt-Kent-Loney).
Pickoffs: Beimel (Bocock at 1st base).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 0-1)5.08441117.20
Valdez 1.02111109.00
Yabu 1.01000000.00
Threets 1.00002100.00
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny (W, 1-0)6.24002300.00
Proctor 0.10001000.00
Beimel 1.01000000.00
Saito 1.00000100.00

Proctor pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Valdez, Threets.
Pitches-strikes: Zito 87-59, Valdez 25-17, Yabu 8-6, Threets 20-11, Penny 89-57, Proctor 6-1, Beimel 7-6, Saito 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zito 10-4, Valdez 1-1, Yabu 3-0, Threets 0-2, Penny 9-7, Proctor 0-1, Beimel 0-2, Saito 2-0.
Batters faced: Zito 23, Valdez 6, Yabu 3, Threets 5, Penny 24, Proctor 2, Beimel 3, Saito 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Proctor 2-0, Beimel 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 62 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 56,000.

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