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Kershaw clamps down
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Dodgers 4, Cardinals 1
Clayton Kershaw tossed 108 pitches, 66 for strikes. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
So that's what the hype was about. Rookie Clayton Kershaw turned in his longest outing of the season, limiting the Cards to three hits over seven frames for his second victory. Manny Ramirez stayed hot, hammering his fourth homer in six games.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (57-57)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 4, St. Louis 1   STL
St. Louis (64-53)
Lost 1
August 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 8/7/08  |  Recap: LAD | STL  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Cardinals stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .279
  Jones, An, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .164
Kemp, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293
Kent, 2B 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .261
  1-Ozuna, PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Ramirez, M, LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .314
Loney, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .298
Blake, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .295
Berroa, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .217
Ardoin, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .214
Kershaw, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 8 4 1 8 8  

1-Ran for Kent in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kent (19, Lohse).
3B: Pierre (2, Lohse).
HR: Ramirez, M (24, 3rd inning off Lohse, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ardoin; Berroa; Pierre 3; Kent 4; Ramirez, M 4; Loney.
RBI: Loney (64), Ramirez, M 2 (77), Pierre (25).
2-out RBI: Loney; Pierre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake; Kemp.
GIDP: Ramirez, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Loney-Kershaw).

 
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .243
Mather, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .242
Pujols, 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .350
Ludwick, RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .307
Glaus, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .270
Lopez, F, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .233
LaRue, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
  b-Ankiel, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .281
Lohse, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063
  a-Kennedy, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273
  Isringhausen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Schumaker, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .301
Miles, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .317
Totals 30 1 4 1 5 10 13  

a-Struck out for Lohse in the 7th. b-Struck out for LaRue in the 9th. c-Struck out for Isringhausen in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Ludwick; Izturis, C 2; Miles.
RBI: Izturis, C (17).
2-out RBI: Izturis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Mather; Schumaker 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis, C (12, 2nd base off Kershaw/Ardoin), Lopez, F (5, 2nd base off Broxton, J/Ardoin).

FIELDING
DP: (Isringhausen-Miles-Pujols).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (W, 2-3) 7.0 3 1 1 4 7 0 3.71
Kuo (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.82
Broxton, J (S, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.04
 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lohse (L, 13-4) 7.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 3.80
Isringhausen 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.98

WP: Kershaw, Broxton, J.
Pitches-strikes: Kershaw 108-66, Kuo 13-8, Broxton, J 21-12, Lohse 99-63, Isringhausen 25-20.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kershaw 8-1, Kuo 1-1, Broxton, J 1-0, Lohse 7-6, Isringhausen 2-0.
Batters faced: Kershaw 27, Kuo 3, Broxton, J 5, Lohse 29, Isringhausen 6.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:33.
Att: 40,500.
Venue: Busch Stadium.
August 7, 2008
August 7, 2008

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