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Cain struggles
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Dodgers 5, Giants 3
Matt Cain issued three walks and struck out five batters. (Ben Margot/AP)
Matt Cain couldn't sustain the momentum from eight shutout innings in his last start, getting dinged for five runs over six frames as the Giants lost a chance for their first winning homestand of the year. Rich Aurilia provided one of few offensive highlights with a booming homer.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (43-45)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 5, San Francisco 3   SF
San Francisco (39-50)
Lost 1
July 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0   5 10 1
San Francisco
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   3 10 1
Standings thru 7/6/08  |  Recap: LAD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Giants stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kemp, CF-RF4111100.283
Ethier, RF-LF4231010.287
Martin, C4010014.305
Loney, 1B4023002.302
DeWitt, 3B3000101.256
Young, LF2000114.260
  Jones, CF1010000.161
LaRoche, 2B3000001.189
  Kuo, P0000000.286
  b-Garciaparra, PH0000100.263
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
Berroa, SS4110012.197
Stults, P2110010.200
  Falkenborg, P0000000.000
  a-Maza, PH-2B2000010.219
Totals3351054614 

a-Struck out for Falkenborg in the 6th. b-Intentionally walked for Kuo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Loney 2 (22, Cain, Cain).
TB: Kemp; Ethier 3; Martin; Loney 4; Jones; Berroa; Stults.
RBI: Loney 3 (47), Kemp (45), Ethier (39).
2-out RBI: Loney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young 3; Berroa.
SF: Ethier.
GIDP: LaRoche; Martin.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin (9, 2nd base off Cain/Molina), Kemp (19, 3rd base off Cain/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Stults (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Young (Burriss at 3rd base).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF5120035.286
Durham, 2B4011023.293
Winn, RF5010001.292
Molina, C4001003.293
Rowand, CF3000102.300
Castillo, 3B4000024.261
Aurilia, 1B4121000.284
Burriss, SS3130100.298
Cain, P1000011.182
  a-Denker, T, PH1000001.265
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  Hinshaw, P0000000.000
  Romo, P0000000.000
  b-Bowker, PH1010000.278
Totals3531032820 

a-Popped out for Cain in the 6th. b-Singled for Romo in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lewis (20, Stults), Durham (22, Stults).
HR: Aurilia (8, 4th inning off Stults, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lewis 3; Durham 2; Winn; Aurilia 5; Burriss 3; Bowker.
RBI: Molina (53), Aurilia (35), Durham (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo 2; Durham 2; Lewis.
S: Cain.
SF: Durham.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Burriss (4, throw).
Outfield assists: Winn (Loney at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Durham-Burriss-Aurilia 2).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Stults 4.07212412.22
Falkenborg (W, 1-1)1.00000107.71
Kuo (H, 5)2.01000101.79
Broxton (H, 12)1.00000103.62
Saito (S, 16)1.02110102.39
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 5-7)6.08553504.30
Yabu 1.01000003.09
Hinshaw 0.21001002.66
Romo 1.10000101.80

Stults pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Hinshaw.
Balk: Kuo.
IBB: Rowand (by Stults), DeWitt (by Cain), Garciaparra (by Hinshaw).
Pitches-strikes: Stults 78-51, Falkenborg 10-7, Kuo 23-18, Broxton 15-10, Saito 22-16, Cain 95-62, Yabu 6-6, Hinshaw 10-6, Romo 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Stults 6-1, Falkenborg 0-2, Kuo 0-5, Broxton 0-2, Saito 1-1, Cain 5-7, Yabu 3-0, Hinshaw 0-2, Romo 1-2.
Batters faced: Stults 21, Falkenborg 3, Kuo 7, Broxton 3, Saito 5, Cain 27, Yabu 3, Hinshaw 4, Romo 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Falkenborg 2-0, Romo 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 38,290.

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