Chad Billingsley improved to 9-3 on the season. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
By Daniel Paulling / MLB.com
Casey Blake, hitting in the cleanup spot, drove in four runs, including a three-run blast in the third inning. Starter Chad Billingsley allowed five hits and two earned runs in seven-plus innings to pick up his ninth win, which ties him atop the National League leaders.
BATTING HR: Jones, An (7, 4th inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Young, M; Blalock; Jones,
An 5; Cruz, N; Saltalamacchia. RBI: Cruz, N (43), Jones, An (17). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out:
Murphy, Dv; Cruz, N. GIDP: Murphy, Dv. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 2.
Saltalamacchia (2, 2nd base by Troncoso/Ausmus).
FIELDING E: Blalock (2, fielding). Outfield
assists: Cruz, N (Kemp at 3rd base). DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Blalock).
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