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MLB Game Summary - Tampa Bay at LA Dodgers



(Saturday, August 10th)

Final Score: LA Dodgers 5, Tampa Bay 0

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and Zack Greinke continued his recent dominance at home as the red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers shut out the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-0, at Dodger Stadium.

An incredible comeback on Friday night vaulted the Dodgers to a victory in the series opener, and the team picked up their 13th win in 15 games on Saturday while sending the Rays to their fourth straight loss.

Greinke (10-3) worked around six hits to throw 6 1/3 scoreless innings. He struck out seven while walking just one and moved to 6-1 in 10 home starts this season, where he has a 2.32 ERA.

"It wasn't perfect but I made some good pitches," said Greinke. "Mixed it up a lot, more than usual. That was the plan tonight, stay with it and it worked well."

Nick Punto had a pair of RBI, A.J. Ellis had a sacrifice fly and Skip Schumaker finished 4-for-4 in the win.

A day after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth, the Rays managed just six hits and received only four innings out of starter Roberto Hernandez (6-12). He was charged with all five runs on eight hits.

"I don't want to say it's a concern," said Rays outfielder Wil Myers about the team's recent slide. "We had the best July in all of baseball, one of the best July's of all-time. We've just hit a little skid right here, but we're looking forward to getting back at it tomorrow."

Gonzalez smacked his 16th homer of the season in the first inning, a two-run shot which opened an early Dodgers lead that would only mount in the coming innings.

Greinke worked a walk to start the third and Carl Crawford followed by lacing a double down the right-field line. Punto then plated both runners with a base hit through the middle, and with three straight singles to begin the fourth, the Dodgers took a 5-0 lead on Ellis' sac fly.

The Rays had chances off Greinke, but couldn't generate the timely hit. They were 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position.

Once Greinke exited with one out and one on in the seventh, the Rays failed to generate another hit. J.P. Howell got the final two outs of the inning and Chris Withrow tossed two perfect frames to secure the win.

Game Notes

The Dodgers have won 14 of their last 19 home contests ... The Rays have lost six of their last eight ... Tampa third base coach Tom Foley was ejected in the sixth inning for arguing with home plate umpire Paul Nauert ... Ben Zobrist had two hits for the Rays.

08/10 21:37:08 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
CHA 44
BOS 61
 
Final
DET 2
ATL 4
Final
TAM 6
BAL 6
Final
PIT 18
PHI 4
Final
STL 6
WAS 2
Final
NYM 7
MIA 1
Final
CWS 1
CLE 4
Final
OAK 11
COL 2
Final
TEX 7
KAN 11
Final
SEA 5
ANA 3
Final
CIN 3
SDP 6
Final
CHC 8
SFG 5
Final
ARI 2
LOS 4
8th
HOU 4
TOR 5
 
4th
BOS 2
MIN 0
 
3rd
CHA 44
BOS 61
 
Half
PHI 50
LAL 51
 
2nd
TOR 29
HOU 31
 
2nd
ATL 31
MIL 22
 
1st
MEM 8
SAC 5
 
1st
MIN 12
UTA 10
 
10:00pm Tonight
POR
PHO
1st
LOYC 8
LAMON 5
 
1st Intermission
MON 0
TAM 0
 
1st
STL 0
VAN 0
 
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DAL
CAL
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
LOS
9:00pm Tonight
COL
EDM
10:00pm Tonight
ARI
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