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Kershaw chased early
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Phillies 9, Dodgers 2
Russell Martin takes Cole Hamels deep to left in the third inning. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
Rookie lefty Clayton Kershaw was touched for three first-inning runs and could not recover, surrendering six runs on seven hits over four-plus innings. Offensively, the Dodgers were held in check, with Russell Martin's two-run shot the only production.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (65-64)
Lost 2
Philadelphia 9, LA Dodgers 2   PHI
Philadelphia (70-59)
Won 2
August 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Philadelphia
3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 X   9 10 1
Standings thru 8/23/08  |  Recap: LAD | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Phillies stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kemp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .295
Ethier, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .276
Kent, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .279
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .314
Garciaparra, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242
Blake, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .282
Loney, 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .296
Martin, R, C 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .287
Kershaw, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .050
  Johnson, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pierre, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 5 2 0 7 8  

a-Reached on error for Beimel in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Loney (32, Hamels).
HR: Martin, R (12, 3rd inning off Hamels, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Blake; Kershaw; Ramirez, M; Loney 2; Martin, R 4.
RBI: Martin, R 2 (56).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .258
Utley, 2B 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 .287
Burrell, LF 5 3 3 5 0 1 1 .268
  Seanez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Howard, 1B 4 0 1 2 1 2 1 .229
Victorino, CF 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .290
Werth, RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .268
Feliz, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .254
Coste, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276
Hamels, P 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 .274
  a-Taguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
  Eyre, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bruntlett, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Totals 33 9 10 9 4 10 15  

a-Flied out for Hamels in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Burrell (29, Kershaw), Howard (16, Kershaw).
HR: Burrell (30, 1st inning off Kershaw, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Howard 2; Victorino; Rollins; Feliz; Burrell 7; Werth; Utley 2.
RBI: Burrell 5 (75), Howard 2 (108), Victorino 2 (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino; Coste; Feliz.
SAC: Victorino.
Team RISP: 6-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Utley (12, fielding).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (L, 2-4) 4.0 7 6 6 2 5 1 4.11
Johnson, Ja 1.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 3.96
Beimel 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.75
Troncoso 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.99
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (W, 11-8) 7.0 5 2 2 0 5 1 3.20
Eyre, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.28
Seanez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.48

Kershaw pitched to 4 batters in the 5th.

HBP: Rollins (by Kershaw), Hamels (by Johnson, Ja).
Pitches-strikes: Kershaw 91-52, Johnson, Ja 28-17, Beimel 27-16, Troncoso 13-10, Hamels 97-71, Eyre, S 15-11, Seanez 4-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kershaw 4-3, Johnson, Ja 3-0, Beimel 1-2, Troncoso 1-0, Hamels 9-4, Eyre, S 2-0, Seanez 1-1.
Batters faced: Kershaw 22, Johnson, Ja 8, Beimel 7, Troncoso 3, Hamels 26, Eyre, S 4, Seanez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Johnson, Ja 1-0, Beimel 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, L to R.
T: 2:41.
Att: 45,019.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
August 23, 2008
August 23, 2008

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