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Penny antes up
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Dodgers 6, Giants 2
Matt Kemp, Russell Martin and Brad Penny score in the third. (Ben Margot/AP)
Jeff Kent boomed a bases-clearing double to highlight a big inning that gave Brad Penny a major boost in his return from seven weeks on the disabled list. The righty allowed a hit and a run in five innings while also singling and scoring a run.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (58-57)
Won 2
LA Dodgers 6, San Francisco 2   SF
San Francisco (48-66)
Lost 1
August 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0   6 8 1
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 3 1
Standings thru 8/8/08  |  Recap: LAD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Giants stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kemp, RF5120003.294
Martin, 3B4100111.290
Kent, 2B3113111.262
  1-Ozuna, PR-2B1000010.260
Ramirez, M, LF5000002.310
Blake, 1B4111003.295
Jones, CF3000102.162
Berroa, SS4011010.218
Ardoin, C2111100.233
Penny, P1110000.200
  a-Sweeney, PH0000100.114
  Wade, P0000000.000
  Park, P1010000.111
  Broxton, P0000000.000
Totals336865412 

a-Walked for Penny in the 6th.
1-Ran for Kent in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kent (20, Zito), Berroa (6, Zito).
HR: Ardoin (1, 3rd inning off Zito, 0 on, 0 out), Blake (13, 6th inning off Yabu, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kemp 2; Kent 2; Blake 4; Berroa 2; Ardoin 4; Penny; Park.
RBI: Ardoin (4), Kent 3 (49), Berroa (6), Blake (63).
2-out RBI: Berroa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp; Jones.
S: Penny.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Ardoin (2nd base by Zito).

FIELDING
E: Kent (10, throw).
DP: (Berroa-Kent-Blake).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, RF4100113.288
Ochoa, SS3000000.282
Lewis, LF4000011.280
Molina, C4122001.278
Rowand, CF1000300.282
Bowker, 1B3010103.254
Aurilia, 3B4000004.273
Burriss, 2B3000100.265
Zito, P1000000.103
  a-Roberts, PH1000000.162
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  b-Velez, PH1000010.205
  Espineli, P0000000.000
  c-Vizquel, PH0000100.179
Totals292327312 

a-Grounded out for Zito in the 5th. b-Struck out for Yabu in the 7th. c-Walked for Espineli in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Molina (24, Penny).
HR: Molina (9, 6th inning off Wade, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Molina 6; Bowker.
RBI: Molina 2 (65).
2-out RBI: Molina 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bowker; Aurilia; Winn 2.
S: Ochoa.
GIDP: Aurilia.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Aurilia (7, fielding).
Outfield assists: Lewis (Jones at home).
Pickoffs: Zito (Ardoin at 2nd base).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny (W, 6-9)5.01113005.66
Wade 1.02111012.56
Park 2.20002202.61
Broxton (S, 7)0.10001103.02
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 6-14)5.06553115.55
Yabu 2.01112213.67
Espineli 2.01000104.00

HBP: Ardoin (by Yabu).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 76-44, Wade 27-16, Park 37-21, Broxton 7-3, Zito 92-52, Yabu 45-25, Espineli 27-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Penny 9-6, Wade 0-3, Park 5-1, Broxton 0-0, Zito 4-8, Yabu 3-1, Espineli 4-1.
Batters faced: Penny 19, Wade 6, Park 10, Broxton 2, Zito 22, Yabu 11, Espineli 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Broxton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 40,142.
August 8, 2008

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