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Kuroda's brief outing begets blowout loss

Hiroki Kuroda lasted just 1 2/3 innings in the shortest start of his Major League career, and the Dodgers were unable to overcome a large deficit in Kirk Gibson's first game at the helm of the D-backs.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5120011.335
Kemp, CF4100122.264
Ethier, RF5030000.318
Loney, 1B5132012.296
Blake, 3B3000114.268
Anderson, G, LF4010004.183
Martin, R, C3210101.245
Ellis, A, C0000000.222
DeWitt, 2B4023001.266
Kuroda, P1000001.000
Weaver, Jf, P1000010.333
Troncoso, P0000000.000
a-Carroll, PH1000001.294
Miller, Ju, P0000000.000
b-Belliard, PH1000000.240
Totals3751253617.269
a-Grounded out for Troncoso in the 6th. b-Lined out for Miller, Ju in the 9th.
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, Ch, CF5335011.267
Johnson, K, 2B4221110.264
Upton, J, RF3000212.266
Montero, M, C3222100.388
Reynolds, Ma, 3B4022113.217
LaRoche, 1B5000034.248
Abreu, SS4121010.241
Parra, G, LF3210112.258
Jackson, E, P1110000.179
a-Gillespie, PH1000000.269
Demel, P0000000.000
Vasquez, E, P0000000.000
b-Ojeda, PH0100100.139
Heilman, P0000000.000
Boyer, P0000000.000
Totals331213117912.253
a-Flied out for Jackson, E in the 5th. b-Walked for Vasquez, E in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: DeWitt (13, Demel), Ethier (20, Boyer).
TB: Furcal 2; DeWitt 3; Anderson, G; Ethier 4; Loney 3; Martin, R.
RBI: DeWitt 3 (27), Loney 2 (56).
2-out RBI: DeWitt 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, G; Furcal; DeWitt; Loney 2.
GIDP: Anderson, G, Blake.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Anderson, G (1, 2nd base off Heilman/Montero, M).

FIELDING
E: Martin, R (8, throw).
Pickoffs: Martin, R (Upton, J at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Abreu (7, Kuroda), Montero, M (7, Kuroda), Young, Ch (19, Weaver, Jf).
HR: Young, Ch (15, 7th inning off Miller, Ju, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, Ch 7; Jackson, E; Parra, G; Reynolds, Ma 2; Montero, M 3; Abreu 3; Johnson, K 2.
RBI: Johnson, K (36), Reynolds, Ma 2 (52), Abreu (6), Montero, M 2 (12), Young, Ch 5 (57).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Montero, M; Reynolds, Ma; Young, Ch 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Parra, G 2; LaRoche; Reynolds, Ma.
SAC: Jackson, E.
SF: Montero, M.
Team RISP: 7-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson, K (7, 2nd base off Kuroda/Martin, R), Reynolds, Ma (5, 2nd base off Weaver, Jf/Martin, R), Young, Ch (14, 3rd base off Weaver, Jf/Martin, R).
CS: Upton, J (5, 2nd base by Kuroda/Martin, R), Reynolds, Ma (2, 2nd base by Miller, Ju/Martin, R).
PO: Upton, J (1st base by Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Jackson, E (1, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Johnson, K-Abreu-LaRoche, Abreu-Johnson, K-LaRoche).

LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kuroda(L, 7-6)1.28662303.78
Weaver, Jf1.13332204.01
Troncoso2.00000305.15
Miller, Ju3.02333114.82
Totals8.01312127914.18
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson, E(W, 6-6)5.07443404.74
Demel1.02110104.26
Vasquez, E1.00000105.33
Heilman1.01000003.31
Boyer1.02000005.32
Totals9.012553605.33
WP: Kuroda 2, Jackson, E.
Pitches-strikes: Kuroda 64-40, Weaver, Jf 33-19, Troncoso 32-19, Miller, Ju 46-25, Jackson, E 88-50, Demel 22-15, Vasquez, E 11-8, Heilman 14-9, Boyer 19-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kuroda 1-0, Weaver, Jf 1-1, Troncoso 2-1, Miller, Ju 2-4, Jackson, E 6-0, Demel 2-0, Vasquez, E 0-2, Heilman 1-1, Boyer 2-0.
Batters faced: Kuroda 14, Weaver, Jf 9, Troncoso 6, Miller, Ju 13, Jackson, E 23, Demel 5, Vasquez, E 3, Heilman 4, Boyer 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Weaver, Jf 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 82 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:15.
Att: 23,193.
Venue: Chase Field.
July 2, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media