LOS ANGELES, July 4 (UPI) -- L.A. Dodgers third baseman Nomar Garciaparra was hit three times in a 10-4 victory over Arizona Monday night to kick off a three-game series at Chavez Ravine.
The painful night tied a major-league record for reaching base three times via hit-by-pitch. Garciaparra also scored once, drove in two runs and extended his hitting streak to 15 games in the victory.
Derek Lowe (7-4) worked five frames and picked up the victory. The right-hander allowed two runs on seven hits with a pair of walks and two strikeouts.
Juan Cruz (3-4) took the loss, surrendering four runs on seven hits with two walks and three strikeouts in only three frames.