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Dodgers dominate
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Dodgers 8, Mets 0
Russell Martin celebrates in the dugout after scoring. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
Behind six shutout innings from Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers made themselves at home in their first game at Citi Field. Manny Ramirez drove in three runs before being ejected, Orlando Hudson drove in a pair and Blake DeWitt hit a pinch-hit homer in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 07/07: LAD 8, NYM 0
  • Wed. 07/08: NYM 5, LAD 4
  • Thu. 07/09: LAD 11, NYM 2
LAD
LA Dodgers (53-30)
Won 2
LA Dodgers 8, NY Mets 0   NYM
NY Mets (39-43)
Lost 4
July 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 3 0 2 0 0 1 2 0   8 13 0
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Standings thru 7/7/09  |  Recap: LAD | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Mets stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 .251
Hudson, O, 2B 5 1 2 2 1 1 3 .289
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 2 3 0 2 4 .340
  Pierre, LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .329
Blake, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .289
Loney, 1B 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .278
Martin, R, C 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .252
Ethier, RF 3 0 1 0 2 1 1 .251
Kemp, CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .307
Kershaw, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
  a-DeWitt, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242
  Vargas, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 8 13 8 7 6 22  

a-Homered for Kershaw in the 7th. b-Popped out for McDonald, Ja in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hudson, O (23, Pelfrey).
3B: Pierre (4, Stokes).
HR: DeWitt (1, 7th inning off Redding, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Pierre 3; Ramirez, M 2; DeWitt 4; Kemp 2; Hudson, O 3; Blake; Ethier; Loney; Martin, R 2.
RBI: Hudson, O 2 (43), Ramirez, M 3 (24), DeWitt (1), Blake (52), Kemp (45).
2-out RBI: Hudson, O; Ramirez, M 2; DeWitt; Kemp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney; Blake; Kershaw; Ramirez, M 2; Loretta 2.
SAC: Kershaw 2.
SF: Blake.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin, R (8, 2nd base off Pelfrey/Santos, O).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kemp (Castillo, L at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Hudson, O-Furcal-Loney 2).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .275
Cora, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .259
Wright, D, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .322
Sheffield, RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .282
Tatis, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
Church, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286
Evans, N, LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .289
Santos, O, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .262
Pelfrey, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Reyes, Ar, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .077
  Redding, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 0 4 0 2 8 6  

a-Struck out for Dessens in the 5th. b-Flied out for Misch in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Cora; Sheffield; Castillo, L; Evans, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright, D.
GIDP: Santos, O, Church.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Castillo, L (6, throw).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (W, 6-5) 6.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 3.27
McDonald, Ja 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.33
Vargas, C 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mota 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.79
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pelfrey (L, 6-4) 3.0 8 5 4 3 4 0 4.52
Dessens 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.70
Redding 2.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 6.89
Stokes 0.2 2 2 2 3 1 0 4.11
Misch 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.75
Green, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.86

Pelfrey pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

Pitches-strikes: Kershaw 101-63, McDonald, Ja 10-6, Vargas, C 15-8, Mota 15-10, Pelfrey 95-53, Dessens 39-24, Redding 23-15, Stokes 40-23, Misch 5-3, Green, S 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kershaw 5-3, McDonald, Ja 1-0, Vargas, C 0-2, Mota 0-0, Pelfrey 5-0, Dessens 4-0, Redding 2-3, Stokes 0-1, Misch 0-0, Green, S 3-0.
Batters faced: Kershaw 21, McDonald, Ja 3, Vargas, C 3, Mota 3, Pelfrey 21, Dessens 9, Redding 7, Stokes 7, Misch 1, Green, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Dessens 1-0, Misch 3-0.
Ejections: Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Manny Ramirez ejected by HP umpire John Hirschbeck (5th)
Umpires: HP: John Hirschbeck. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 39,636.
Venue: Citi Field.
July 7, 2009
July 7, 2009

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