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Giants quiet in loss
Dodgers 4, Giants 1
Russ Ortiz wipes his face after loading the bases in the fourth inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
Russ Ortiz tossed three scoreless innings in his season debut before he walked in a run in the fourth and then surrendered two in the fifth. The Giants' struggling offense didn't get a runner past first base after Rich Aurilia's RBI double in the second inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 07, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
LAD
LA Dodgers (3-2)
Won 3
LA Dodgers 4, San Francisco 1   SF
San Francisco (1-4)
Lost 2
April 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0   4 9 0
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
Standings thru 4/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Giants Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF5110012.143
Valdez, SS4130002.600
Garciaparra, 1B3111000.235
Kent, 2B4012011.278
Gonzalez, LF4110001.278
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
Lieberthal, C4010010.250
Ethier, RF3010100.125
Betemit, 3B3001121.067
Lowe, P2000113.000
  Clark, LF1000000.333
Totals334943610 

BATTING
2B: Ethier (1, Ortiz), Kent (2, Ortiz).
TB: Pierre; Valdez 3; Garciaparra; Kent 2; Gonzalez; Lieberthal; Ethier 2.
RBI: Betemit (2), Kent 2 (5), Garciaparra (3).
2-out RBI: Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Valdez 2; Lowe 2.
SF: Garciaparra.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (1, 2nd base off Ortiz/Alfonzo).

FIELDING
DP: (Valdez-Kent-Garciaparra).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, CF4000001.250
Winn, RF4000001.211
Klesko, 1B3000101.250
Durham, 2B4110001.353
Aurilia, SS4021000.333
Feliz, 3B4000002.188
Linden, LF2010101.333
Alfonzo, C3000003.000
Ortiz, P1000010.000
  a-Frandsen, PH1000001.000
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Correia, P0000000.000
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  b-Niekro, PH1010000.333
  Kline, P0000000.000
Totals311512111 

a-Popped out for Ortiz in the 5th. b-Singled for Sanchez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Aurilia (2, Lowe).
TB: Durham; Aurilia 3; Linden; Niekro.
RBI: Aurilia (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Alfonzo.
GIDP: Feliz.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Winn (Valdez at 2nd base).
DP: (Durham-Aurilia).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe (W, 1-1)7.04112105.73
Broxton (H, 2)1.01000000.00
Saito (S, 3)1.00000002.45
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (L, 0-1)5.07333405.40
Taschner 1.00000103.86
Correia 1.02110006.00
Sanchez 1.00000109.00
Kline 1.00000006.75

Pitches-strikes: Lowe 95-64, Broxton 16-12, Saito 8-6, Ortiz 95-55, Taschner 10-8, Correia 13-10, Sanchez 15-12, Kline 10-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lowe 15-5, Broxton 2-1, Saito 1-2, Ortiz 6-4, Taschner 1-1, Correia 1-2, Sanchez 1-1, Kline 1-2.
Batters faced: Lowe 26, Broxton 4, Saito 3, Ortiz 23, Taschner 3, Correia 5, Sanchez 3, Kline 3.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 42,098.

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