Eric Milton allowed four runs over five innings in Saturday's loss. (Mark Avery/AP)
By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com
Eric Milton struck out seven batters on Saturday, but he faltered in the third frame, making mistakes on pitches to Russell Branyan and Ken Griffey Jr. to bring home three runs. The Dodgers, in turn, were stymied by Felix Hernandez in the loss.
BATTING 2B: Suzuki, I (14, Milton), Gutierrez, F 2 (8, Milton, Mota). 3B: Branyan (1, Milton). HR: Griffey Jr. (9, 3rd inning off Milton, 1 on, 1 out), Branyan (19, 9th inning off Leach, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Griffey Jr. 4; Suzuki, I 4; Beltre, A; Gutierrez, F 5; Lopez, Jo 2; Branyan 7. RBI: Gutierrez, F (26), Branyan 2 (38), Griffey Jr. 2 (25). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey Jr. 2; Hernandez, F 2; Cedeno, R. Team RISP: 1-for-12. Team