Andre Ethier celebrates his fourth-inning dinger with Manny Ramirez, who homered earlier. (Getty)
By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com
With one swing, Nomar Garciaparra lifted the Dodgers to a walk-off victory and a first-place tie with the D-backs, homering in the bottom of the ninth to cap a five-run comeback in dramatic fashion. Jeff Kent delivered a key two-run double, and Manny Ramirez and Andre Ethier went deep.
a-Grounded out for Penny in the 3rd. b-Walked for Park in the 8th. 1-Ran for Kent in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Martin, R (20, Blanton), Kent (22, Durbin). HR: Ramirez, M (25,
3rd inning off Blanton, 1 on, 0 out), Ethier (12, 4th inning off Blanton, 0 on, 1 out), Garciaparra (6, 9th inning off Condrey,
0 on, 1 out). TB: Kent 5; Ramirez, M 4; Ethier 5; Loney; Martin, R 4; Garciaparra 4. RBI:
Loney (68), Ramirez, M 2 (84), Ethier (49), Kent 2 (54), Garciaparra (20). 2-out RBI: Kent 2. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Garciaparra 2; Sweeney; Johnson, Ja; Loney. Team RISP: 1-for-8. Team
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