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Zito shines, gets win
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Giants 5, Dodgers 2
Barry Zito retired 13 batters in a row at one point. (George Nikitin/AP)
Barry Zito got off to a shaky start, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk in the first inning, but he closed the door after that. He struck out 10 batters for the first time since 2006 and went seven impressive innings as the Giants rallied to give him his first home win of the year.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (42-45)
Lost 1
San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 2   SF
San Francisco (39-49)
Won 1
July 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 7/5/08  |  Recap: LAD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Giants stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kemp, RF4120010.284
Ethier, LF4111020.281
Martin, 3B3000121.306
Kent, 2B3010010.266
Jones, CF4001013.155
Garciaparra, SS3010100.263
Loney, 1B4000023.299
Ardoin, C3010000.211
  b-DeWitt, PH1000000.259
Park, P2000020.000
  a-LaRoche, PH1000002.206
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Falkenborg, P0000000.000
  Wade, P0000000.000
Totals322622119 

a-Grounded out for Park in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Ardoin in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kemp (20, Zito), Ethier (21, Zito), Ardoin (1, Zito).
TB: Kemp 3; Ethier 2; Kent; Garciaparra; Ardoin 2.
RBI: Ethier (38), Jones (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney; LaRoche 2; Jones.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kemp (5, 2nd base by Zito/Molina).
PO: Kemp (1st base by Zito).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF5111023.284
Durham, 2B1200300.294
Winn, RF4111022.293
Molina, C4012012.297
Rowand, CF3021100.303
Bowker, 1B3010101.274
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Castillo, 3B4110015.265
Vizquel, SS2000100.159
Zito, P2000013.091
  a-Aurilia, PH-1B2000021.280
Totals305756917 

a-Struck out for Zito in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (26, Park), Castillo (24, Beimel), Molina (19, Wade).
TB: Lewis; Winn; Molina 2; Rowand 3; Bowker; Castillo 2.
RBI: Rowand (47), Lewis (26), Winn (36), Molina 2 (52).
2-out RBI: Rowand; Lewis; Winn; Molina 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lewis 2; Bowker; Castillo 2.
S: Vizquel.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Zito (Kemp at 1st base).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Park 6.03113702.36
Beimel (H, 9)0.11110001.38
Falkenborg (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.12331109.82
Wade 1.11002102.36
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (W, 4-12)7.062211005.73
Walker (H, 14)0.20001104.37
Wilson (S, 24)1.10000004.37

WP: Park.
IBB: Rowand (by Wade).
HBP: Kent (by Walker).
Pitches-strikes: Park 91-57, Beimel 6-5, Falkenborg 20-12, Wade 28-16, Zito 109-73, Walker 11-5, Wilson 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Park 11-0, Beimel 1-0, Falkenborg 0-0, Wade 3-0, Zito 9-1, Walker 0-1, Wilson 3-1.
Batters faced: Park 24, Beimel 2, Falkenborg 4, Wade 7, Zito 27, Walker 4, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Falkenborg 1-1, Wade 2-2, Wilson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 40,741.

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