Dodgers 3, Padres 1

Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

SAN DIEGO -- Adrian Gonzalez and Hanley Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the San Diego Padres before 31,098 fans at Petco Park on Sunday.
Gonzalez hit a 2-2 pitch off closer Huston Street into the seats in right to break up a 1-1 tie with one out in the ninth. On the next pitch, Ramirez homered to right. It was the first time this season the Dodgers have registered consecutive home runs. Gonzalez and Ramirez also homered in Saturday's victory.
Street (0-4) has allowed 10 home runs in 26 1/3 innings this season. Last year, he gave up only two long balls in 39 innings.
Reliever Brandon League (3-3) retired the only batter he faced, Logan Forsythe, in the eighth and recorded the victory. Kenley Jansen worked the ninth and earned his fourth save.
The win allowed the Dodgers (32-42) to split the four-game series with the Padres (38-38).
Dodger starter Chris Capuano gave them just what they needed. Manager Don Mattingly said Saturday he would limit Capuano to 75 pitches since the left-hander was pitching on three days rest. Capuano, who threw 74 pitches (47 for strikes), blanked the Padres for five innings, giving up four hits and striking out five. He didn't walk a batter.
Andrew Cashner had a strong outing for the Padres, but didn't figure in the decision. Cashner allowed a run on five hits in eight innings. He struck out two and walked one.
Juan Uribe, who went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, doubled to right to score Gonzalez with two outs in the seventh for a 1-0 Dodger lead.
Carlos Quentin hit a solo home run off reliever Peter Moylan to left to lead off the bottom of the inning to tie the score. It was Quentin's eighth home run of the season.
It remained that way until Gonzalez delivered his blast.
NOTES: Dodgers CF Matt Kemp went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts, scoring a run and a stealing a base in his first rehab start at Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday night. OF Scott Van Slyke, also in Albuquerque for rehab, went 0-for-3. ... The Padres called up right-handed pitchers Brad Brach and Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson and optioned right-handers Anthony Bass and Brad Boxberger back to Tucson. ... Capuano fanned Carlos Quentin in the fourth for his 1,000 career strikeout.

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