MLB: Los Angeles 5, Arizona 3

Sept. 10, 2004 at 6:19 AM

LO ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Steve Finley slammed two home runs to help Los Angeles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 Thursday.

The loss was the seventh straight for Arizona.

The Dodgers are five games ahead of San Francisco atop the National League West.

Finley hit a solo home run in the fifth inning and a two-run shot in the sixth. Adrian Beltre drove in a run and scored another for the Dodgers.

Jose Lima (12-5) was the winner, giving up four hits and three runs in 6 1/3 innings. Eric Gagne got his 38th save.

Edgar Gonzalez (0-9) was the losing pitcher.

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