Postgame: Arizona 5, Dodgers 3

The Dodgers fell to Arizona 5-3 tonight at Dodger Stadium.

THE BARE ESSENTIALS:

* The Diamondbacks scored two runs in the tenth inning off James McDonald to put the game away.

* Ronnie Belliard launched a solo home run in the second inning, becoming the first Dodger to homer in his first at bat with the club since Garey Ingram’s pinch-hit homer in his first big league plate appearance on May 19, 1994 vs. Colorado…Jose Offerman (8/19/90 vs. MON) and Dusty Baker (4/9/76 vs. SF) are the only two other players to accomplish this feat in Los Angeles Dodgers history…Each of these occurrences was a solo home run…Thanks to Stats LLC for the research.

* Matt Kemp homered in three straight games for the second time in his career, previously doing so from June 1-3, 2006 in his fifth, sixth, and seventh career Major League games.

* The Dodgers homered for the seventh consecutive game, their longest streak of the season…Los Angeles matched its longest streak from 2008, when it homered in seven straight from August 30-September 6…The Dodgers homered in nine consecutive games from July 18-26, 2007.

* Randy Wolf is unbeaten in his last six starts, going 4-0 with a 2.57 ERA (12 ER/42.0 IP)…It marked Wolf’s 14th no decision.

ETC…ETC

* The Dodgers homered for the seventh consecutive game, their longest streak of the season…Los Angeles matched its longest streak from 2008, when it homered in seven straight from August 30-September 6…The Dodgers homered in nine consecutive games from July 18-26, 2007.

* The Dodgers compiled a 14-15 record in August, marking their first losing record in a calendar month and matching their win total from June (14-12).

* Los Angeles acquired 1B Jim Thome from the Chicago White Sox and RHP Jon Garland from the Arizona Diamondbacks, both for players to be named later.

* The Dodgers became the first team in baseball to reach three million fans in attendance with this year’s total of 3,004,726 through 66 home games. It is the 14th consecutive season that Los Angeles has reached the three million attendance plateau.

ON DECK:
* In Game 2 of the four game series the Dodgers send RHP Vicente Padilla (1-0, 3.60) against RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-8, 5.59)

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