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D-backs stay hot
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Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 1
Brandon Allen watches the flight of his two-run homer in the fifth inning. (Matt Sayles/AP)
Max Scherzer allowed just one run on seven hits, dominating the Dodgers over 7 2/3 innings as the D-backs have won six of their past seven and two of three in this four-game series. Brandon Allen, robbed in the eighth inning on Tuesday, crushed a two-run homer this time in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (61-73)
Won 1
Arizona 4, LA Dodgers 1   LAD
LA Dodgers (79-55)
Lost 1
September 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0   4 7 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 7 2
Standings thru 9/2/09  |  Recap: ARI | LAD  |  Gameday  |  D-backs stats  |  Dodgers stats
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .259
Parra, G, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .287
Upton, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .312
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .274
Montero, M, C 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .296
Allen, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .243
Romero, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .265
Ojeda, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
Scherzer, P 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .191
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Tracy, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .234
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 7 4 3 9 10  

a-Walked for Vasquez, E in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Montero, M (28, Billingsley).
HR: Allen (2, 5th inning off Billingsley, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Allen 4; Parra, G; Scherzer; Reynolds, Ma; Montero, M 2; Drew; Romero.
RBI: Allen 2 (7), Drew (57), Parra, G (52).
2-out RBI: Drew; Parra, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, J.
Team RISP: 3-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reynolds, Ma (8, 2nd base by Billingsley/Martin, R).

FIELDING
DP: (Reynolds, Ma-Ojeda-Allen).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .255
Ethier, RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 .285
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .305
Kemp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .314
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Belliard, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .245
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Hudson, O, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Billingsley, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
  a-Mientkiewicz, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
  Elbert, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pierre, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .322
  Haeger, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 1 7 1 1 4 12  

a-Singled for Billingsley in the 6th. b-Walked for McDonald, Ja in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (36, Scherzer).
TB: Belliard; Furcal; Ramirez, M; Ethier 4; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: Ramirez, M (50).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp 2; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Kemp.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (17, throw), Billingsley (3, fielding).

 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (W, 9-8) 7.2 7 1 1 1 4 0 4.10
Vasquez, E (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.35
Gutierrez (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.10
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (L, 12-9) 6.0 6 4 3 1 5 1 3.86
Elbert 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.51
McDonald, Ja 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.05
Haeger 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.63

Pitches-strikes: Scherzer 102-71, Vasquez, E 2-2, Gutierrez 8-6, Billingsley 93-62, Elbert 17-7, McDonald, Ja 24-17, Haeger 21-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Scherzer 7-7, Vasquez, E 0-0, Gutierrez 2-0, Billingsley 7-4, Elbert 1-1, McDonald, Ja 1-0, Haeger 1-0.
Batters faced: Scherzer 30, Vasquez, E 1, Gutierrez 3, Billingsley 25, Elbert 4, McDonald, Ja 4, Haeger 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Vasquez, E 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 45,076.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009

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