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Kemp is clutch
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Dodgers 4, Giants 2
Matt Kemp cracks a three-run double in the fourth inning. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
In the first head-to-head clash with the Giants in three months, the Dodgers pushed their rivals into third place in the NL West thanks to Matt Kemp's bases-loaded double in the fourth inning. Mark Loretta added an RBI single to help Hiroki Kuroda notch his first win vs. the Giants.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (68-45)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 4, San Francisco 2   SF
San Francisco (61-51)
Lost 2
August 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0   4 9 0
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 9 0
Standings thru 8/10/09  |  Recap: LAD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Giants stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .263
Martin, R, C 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .270
Ethier, RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .269
Ramirez, M, LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .314
Blake, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 3 3 .290
Hudson, O, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .294
  Castro, Ju, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317
Kemp, CF 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .314
Loretta, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .237
Kuroda, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .118
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pierre, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .316
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 4 9 4 4 10 16  

a-Singled for Sherrill in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kemp (17, Sanchez, J), Hudson, O (30, Miller, Ju).
TB: Hudson, O 2; Pierre; Loretta 2; Ramirez, M 2; Furcal; Kemp 2; Martin, R.
RBI: Kemp 3 (72), Loretta (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin, R; Furcal; Kuroda; Blake; Ethier.
SAC: Kuroda 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Furcal (5, 2nd base by Valdez, M/Molina, B).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Furcal-Loretta, Hudson, O-Furcal-Loretta).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .298
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .331
Molina, B, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .267
Winn, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .266
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .265
Ishikawa, 1B 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .270
  b-Garko, PH-1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Renteria, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .249
Sanchez, J, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .037
  a-Aurilia, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Rowand, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 9 2 1 3 12  

a-Grounded into a double play for Sanchez, J in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Ishikawa in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Romo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Renteria (17, Sherrill).
HR: Ishikawa (8, 2nd inning off Kuroda, 0 on, 1 out), Molina, B (14, 9th inning off Broxton, J, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Velez; Sandoval; Ishikawa 4; Lewis, F; Molina, B 5; Winn 2; Renteria 2.
RBI: Ishikawa (31), Molina, B (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn; Sanchez, F; Garko.
GIDP: Aurilia, Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kuroda (W, 5-5) 6.1 6 1 1 1 2 1 4.21
Kuo (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.63
Belisario (H, 11) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.37
Sherrill (H, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.12
Broxton, J (S, 25) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.96
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, J (L, 5-10) 5.0 5 4 4 3 6 0 4.61
Miller, Ju 2.0 2 0 0 1 3 0 1.94
Romo 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.30
Valdez, M 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.38

Pitches-strikes: Kuroda 93-64, Kuo 6-3, Belisario 3-2, Sherrill 10-9, Broxton, J 11-6, Sanchez, J 91-53, Miller, Ju 31-21, Romo 16-9, Valdez, M 16-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kuroda 10-4, Kuo 0-0, Belisario 1-0, Sherrill 3-0, Broxton, J 2-0, Sanchez, J 6-3, Miller, Ju 2-0, Romo 2-0, Valdez, M 1-1.
Batters faced: Kuroda 23, Kuo 1, Belisario 1, Sherrill 4, Broxton, J 5, Sanchez, J 23, Miller, Ju 9, Romo 3, Valdez, M 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Kuo 1-0, Belisario 1-0.
Ejections: San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy ejected by 1B umpire Bill Hohn (6th)
Umpires: HP: Todd Tichenor. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 40,522.
Venue: AT&T Park.
August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009

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