Manny Ramirez hit his third home run for the Dodgers in the second. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com
Derek Lowe was battered for eight runs and 13 hits, departing after giving up back-to-back home runs with one out in the fourth, wasting a long ball and two RBIs from Manny Ramirez. Confusion over eighth-inning substitutions caused the Dodgers to play under protest.
Game Scores: Lowe, D 4, Pineiro 47. WP: Lowe, D 2, Thompson, B. IBB: Izturis, C (by Beimel). Pitches-strikes:
Lowe, D 65-44, Troncoso 36-24, Falkenborg 11-7, Beimel 16-9, Park 12-9, Pineiro 78-59, Thompson, B 16-11, Perez, C 21-13. Groundouts-flyouts:
Lowe, D 6-1, Troncoso 3-2, Falkenborg 0-0, Beimel 0-1, Park 1-1, Pineiro 14-2, Thompson, B 0-0, Perez, C 2-0. Batters
faced: Lowe, D 22, Troncoso 10, Falkenborg 2, Beimel 4, Park 4, Pineiro 29, Thompson, B 4, Perez, C 6. Inherited
runners-scored: Beimel 1-1, Perez, C 1-0. Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Chuck Meriwether.
3B: Bill Welke. Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 10 mph, In from CF. T: 2:56. Att:
42,581. Venue: Busch Stadium. August 6, 2008 August 6, 2008
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner