Pittsburgh 15, LA Dodgers 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Dodgers 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 1 8 19 2
Pittsburgh 1 0 1 1 4 0 8 0 X 15 15 0
WP: J. Grabow (6-3)
LP: S. Elbert (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit singled to right center, N. Morgan scored
Bot 3rd: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit singled to right, F. Sanchez scored, R. Doumit out at second
Top 4th: LA Dodgers
- N. Garciaparra doubled to deep right center, M. Ramirez scored
- P. Ozuna singled to right, N. Garciaparra scored, M. Kemp to second
- R. Martin doubled to deep left, A. Berroa and M. Kemp scored, C. Billingsley to third
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche homered to deep center, R. Doumit, F. Sanchez and N. McLouth scored
Top 6th: LA Dodgers
- R. Martin singled to center, A. Berroa scored, D. Young to third
- A. Ethier hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Young scored
Top 7th: LA Dodgers
- A. Berroa doubled to deep right center, P. Ozuna scored, A. Berroa out at third
Bot 7th: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit homered to deep left, N. McLouth scored
- A. LaRoche singled to center, A. LaRoche and B. Moss scored
- D. Mientkiewicz tripled to deep right, A. LaRoche scored
- J. Michaels singled to center, D. Mientkiewicz scored
- F. Sanchez safe at first on first baseman J. Loney's throwing error, J. Michaels and N. Morgan scored
Top 9th: LA Dodgers
- A. Berroa grounded into fielder's choice, J. Loney scored, M. Kemp to third, M. Sweeney out at second
 LA Dodgers
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Martin c 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 .279
    J. Repko lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .182
A. Ethier rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300
M. Ramirez lf 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .400
    A.J. Ellis c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Blake 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .261
N. Garciaparra 1b 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .252
    J. Loney 1b 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .297
M. Kemp cf 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 .289
P. Ozuna 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .261
    S. Elbert p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Troncoso p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. McDonald p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .138
A. Berroa ss 5 2 2 2 0 1 3 .248
C. Billingsley p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .082
    J. Beimel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Young ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .256
    S. Proctor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. DeWitt 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263
 Totals 42 8 19 8 3 6 18  
 Batting
2B - N Garciaparra (8, Z Duke); R Martin (24, Z Duke); D Young (8, T Beam); A Berroa (13, J Grabow).
SF - A Ethier.
RBI - N Garciaparra (23), P Ozuna (2), R Martin 3 (67), A Ethier (73), A Berroa 2 (12).
2-out RBI - R Martin 2, A Berroa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blake 2, A Berroa 1, J Repko 2, A Ethier 2.
GIDP - C Blake.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - C Blake (3, ground ball); J Loney (13, throw).
Outfield assists - A Ethier (R Doumit at 2nd base).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan lf 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 .276
F. Sanchez 2b 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 .266
N. McLouth cf 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 .282
R. Doumit c 4 2 3 4 1 0 0 .322
A. LaRoche 1b 5 3 3 5 0 2 0 .272
B. Moss rf 4 1 1 0 1 3 0 .223
A. LaRoche 3b 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .171
B. Bixler ss 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .160
    D. Mientkiewicz ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .279
    L. Cruz ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Z. Duke p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .145
    T.J. Beam p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    D. Bautista p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Pearce ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .225
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Michaels ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .230
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 39 15 15 13 3 11 5  
 Batting
2B - N Morgan 2 (11, C Billingsley, R Troncoso); B Moss (10, S Elbert).
3B - D Mientkiewicz (2, J Johnson).
HR - A Laroche 2 (22, 4th inning off C Billingsley 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off C Billingsley 3 on, 2 Out), R Doumit (14, 7th inning off S Elbert 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Doumit 4 (63), Ad LaRoche 5 (80), An LaRoche 2 (16), D Mientkiewicz (30), J Michaels (40).
2-out RBI - R Doumit 4, Ad LaRoche 4, An LaRoche 2, D Mientkiewicz, J Michaels.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - B Moss (1, 2nd base by C Billingsley/R Martin).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - B Moss 2 (N Garciaparra at Home, A Berroa at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (An LaRoche-F Sanchez-Ad LaRoche).
 LA Dodgers
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Billingsley 4.2 8 7 6 2 5 2 3.22
J. Beimel 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
S. Proctor 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 6.00
S. Elbert (L, 0-1) 0.0 3 4 4 1 0 1 13.50
J. Johnson 0.0 3 3 2 0 0 0 5.20
R. Troncoso 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.59
J. McDonald 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Duke 5.0 11 5 5 1 2 0 4.96
T.J. Beam 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.17
S. Burnett (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.73
D. Bautista (H, 7) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.03
J. Grabow (W, 6-3; BS, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.04
T. Yates 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.76
M. Capps 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.28
WP - T Yates.
Pitches-strikes - C Billingsley 90-57; J Beimel 4-3; S Proctor 21-14; S Elbert 18-9; J Johnson 10-7; R Troncoso 5-4; J McDonald 13-8; Z Duke 96-63; T Beam 4-4; S Burnett 2-1; D Bautista 8-3; J Grabow 14-10; T Yates 24-12; M Capps 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Billingsley 5-2; J Beimel 0-0; S Proctor 1-1; S Elbert 0-0; J Johnson 0-0; R Troncoso 1-0; J McDonald 0-1; Z Duke 9-3; T Beam 0-0; S Burnett 0-1; D Bautista 2-0; J Grabow 0-2; T Yates 0-1; M Capps 1-0.
Batters faced - C Billingsley 23; J Beimel 1; S Proctor 5; S Elbert 4; J Johnson 3; R Troncoso 3; J McDonald 3; Z Duke 26; T Beam 2; S Burnett 1; D Bautista 2; J Grabow 4; T Yates 5; M Capps 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Gary Cederstrom. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:22.
Attendance: 11,883.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES FIRST BASEMAN NOMAR GARCIAPARRA LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT ANKLE INJURY.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008 10:38 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Dodgers
R. Martin Russell Martin
3-5
3 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche Adam LaRoche
3-5, 2 HR
5 RBI