Matt Kemp celebrates at the plate following his sixth-inning solo shot. (Gus Ruelas/AP)
By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com
Behind an outstanding effort from Hiroki Kuroda (seven innings, one run, seven strikeouts) and timely hitting from Nomar Garciaparra, Matt Kemp and Casy Blake, the Dodgers swept the Phils and remained tied with the D-backs atop the West.
Game Scores: Myers , Kuroda . IBB: Ramirez, M (by Eyre, S). Pitches-strikes: Myers 105-70, Eyre, S 23-13, Kuroda 79-50, Kuo 29-20. Groundouts-flyouts: Myers 8-4, Eyre, S 0-2, Kuroda 9-5, Kuo 1-2. Batters faced: Myers 28, Eyre, S 5, Kuroda 23, Kuo 7. Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B:
Adrian Johnson. 3B: Tim Tschida. Weather: 75 degrees, clear. Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF. T:
2:21. Att: 51,064. Venue: Dodger Stadium. August 14, 2008 August 14, 2008
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner