|Arizona (87-62) «||2||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||5||7||0|
|L.A. Dodgers (72-75)||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||8||0|
LOS ANGELES -- Late-inning deficits are no problem for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Chris Young scored the go-ahead run on a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, lifting NL West-leading Arizona to a 5-4 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. It was the Diamondbacks' 44th comeback victory, tops in the majors.
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"We get frustrated sometimes, but overall just a good game," said manager Kirk Gibson, a former Dodgers star. "We felt the pressure, but we performed well. We didn't make any big mistakes and finally got a run across."
After Aaron Hill sacrificed and Justin Upton struck out, Javy Guerra (2-1) issued consecutive walks to Miguel Montero, Paul Goldschmidt and Young, helping Arizona win its second straight and sixth in seven games. The Diamondbacks are 8-4 in extra-inning games.
"It's a pressure situation," Young said of Guerra's jam. "He had been so successful at home and he has great stuff. He lost control. It happens every now and then."
Arizona starter Ian Kennedy was denied his 20th victory. The right-hander gave up four runs and seven hits, struck out four and walked one in six innings. It was his most runs since July 3, when he allowed seven in a 7-2 loss at Oakland.
"I wasn't commanding it as well. It wasn't as sharp as it had been, especially with two strikes," said Kennedy, who was getting over a cold bug that has hit the team. "I kind of let the team down. It was tough."
Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley allowed three runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings, struck out two and walked three in his fourth straight no-decision.
"The past few starts have been a rough stretch," he said. "I'm trying to find my delivery again and trying to figure it out, I guess. I'm just going to keep working."
Matt Kemp was hitless in five at-bats, including three strikeouts, for the Dodgers a day after going 2 for 4 with a home run in the series opener. Los Angeles has dropped three in a row.
Montero drove in three runs, including a two-run homer -- his career-best 16th -- in the first that gave Arizona the lead. His sacrifice fly in the third trimmed Los Angeles' advantage to 4-3.
The Dodgers scored four runs on five hits off Kennedy in the bottom of the first.
Kemp hit a sacrifice fly, then James Loney, Aaron Miles and Jerry Sands had two-out hits. Loney doubled into the right-field corner, Miles singled to center and Sands doubled into the left-field corner to complete the scoring in the 34-minute inning.
|Players of the Game|
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|Gerardo Parra, LF||5||3||3||1||0||0||0||.299|
|Aaron Hill, 2B||4||1||1||0||0||1||1||.241|
|Justin Upton, RF||5||0||1||0||0||2||2||.295|
|Miguel Montero, C||2||1||1||3||2||1||0||.279|
|Paul Goldschmidt, 1B||3||0||1||0||2||0||1||.258|
|Chris Young, CF||3||0||0||1||2||1||3||.230|
|Ryan Roberts, 3B||5||0||0||0||0||0||5||.252|
|John McDonald, SS||4||0||0||0||0||1||1||.233|
|Ian Kennedy, P||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||.107|
|a- Sean Burroughs, PH||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.265|
|b- Collin Cowgill, PH||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.218|
|Brad Ziegler, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|David Hernandez, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|c- Lyle Overbay, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.233|
|Micah Owings, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.211|
|J.J. Putz, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-announced for Kennedy in the 7th|
|b-struck out for Burroughs in the 7th|
|c-flied out for Hernandez in the 9th|
|2B - Aaron Hill (24, Billingsley), Paul Goldschmidt (7, Jansen)|
|HR - Gerardo Parra (8, Kuo), Miguel Montero (16, Billingsley)|
|SF - Miguel Montero (4)|
|SH - Aaron Hill (1)|
|RBI - Gerardo Parra (42), Miguel Montero 3 (80), Chris Young (69)|
|2-OUT RBI - Gerardo Parra (11), Miguel Montero 2 (29), Chris Young (26)|
|SB - Gerardo Parra (12, 2nd base off Billingsley/Ellis)|
|Team LOB - 8|
|Micah Owings (W,7-0)||1||1||0||0||1||1||0||3.05|
|J.J. Putz (S,40)||1||0||0||0||1||2||0||2.39|
|Pitches-Strikes - Ian Kennedy 109-74, Brad Ziegler 11-7, David Hernandez 10-9, Micah Owings 28-20, J.J. Putz 18-12|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ian Kennedy 4-10, Brad Ziegler 3-0, David Hernandez 1-1, J.J. Putz 1-0|
|Batters Faced - Ian Kennedy 26, Brad Ziegler 3, David Hernandez 3, Micah Owings 5, J.J. Putz 4|
|Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Dee Gordon, SS||5||1||1||0||0||0||4||.267|
|Justin Sellers, 2B-3B||5||1||1||0||0||1||0||.213|
|Matt Kemp, CF||4||0||0||1||0||3||0||.316|
|Juan Rivera, RF||4||0||0||0||0||1||1||.263|
|Javy Guerra, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a- Rod Barajas, PH||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||.235|
|Eugenio Velez, PR||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|James Loney, 1B||5||1||1||1||0||0||1||.277|
|Aaron Miles, 3B||3||1||1||1||0||0||0||.282|
|Kenley Jansen, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Tony Gwynn Jr., LF||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.258|
|Jerry Sands, LF-RF||2||0||2||1||2||0||0||.214|
|A.J. Ellis, C||4||0||1||0||0||2||3||.264|
|Chad Billingsley, P||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.157|
|Hong-Chih Kuo, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|Jamey Carroll, 2B||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||.287|
|a-walked for Guerra in the 10th|
|2B - Dee Gordon (7, Kennedy), James Loney (25, Kennedy), Jerry Sands (11, Kennedy)|
|SF - Matt Kemp (7)|
|SH - Chad Billingsley (5)|
|RBI - Matt Kemp (109), James Loney (52), Aaron Miles (42), Jerry Sands (20)|
|2-OUT RBI - James Loney (23), Aaron Miles (13), Jerry Sands (13)|
|Team LOB - 7|
|Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Hong-Chih Kuo (BS,2)||0.1||1||1||1||0||1||1||9.93|
|Javy Guerra (L,2-1)||2||1||1||1||3||1||0||2.11|
|IBB - Montero by Javy Guerra|
|Pitches-Strikes - Chad Billingsley 102-63, Hong-Chih Kuo 12-7, Kenley Jansen 24-16, Javy Guerra 38-15|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chad Billingsley 5-12, Kenley Jansen 1-0, Javy Guerra 4-1|
|Batters Faced - Chad Billingsley 26, Hong-Chih Kuo 2, Kenley Jansen 5, Javy Guerra 10|
|Attendance - 31404|
|Game Time - 3:33|
|Temperature - 71|
|Umpires - Home - Marty Foster, First Base - Bill Welke, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Jeff Nelson|