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MLB: L.A. Dodgers 7, Pittsburgh 4

June 26, 2006 at 3:26 AM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal, Ramon Martinez, and Russell Martin all drove in two runs Sunday afternoon as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Pittsburgh, 7-4.

Nomar Garciaparra, who belted his 200th career homer, had two runs, two hits, and one RBI; and Andre Ethier had two runs and three hits for the Dodgers (40-35), who have won their last four games.

Winning pitcher Brad Penny (8-2) allowed six hits and four runs in five-plus innings with two walks and five strikeouts. Takashi Saito earned his fifth save.

Joe Randa hit a solo home run; while Freddy Sanchez, Jason Bay, and Sean Casey each drove in a run for the Pirates (26-51), who have lost 11 games in a row.

In five innings, losing pitcher Kip Wells (0-2) yielded five runs and nine hits with two walks and no strikeouts.

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