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MLB: LA Dodgers 6, Arizona 5 (10 innings)

April 16, 2010 at 2:55 AM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Andre Ethier drove in the game winner with a 10th-inning single Thursday and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Arizona 6-5.

The Dodgers forced extra innings when they came up with a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth, when Manny Ramirez drove in Rafael Furcal with a single and then scored on a throwing error by Stephen Drew.

LA closer Jonathan Broxton (1-0) got the win after pitching a 1-2-3 top of the 10th.

Blake DeWitt led off the bottom of the 10th with a single off Blaine Boyer (1-1) and took second on a sacrifice bunt by Furcal. Boyer issued an intentional walk to Matt Kemp and DeWitt and Kemp advanced to third and second -- setting up Ethier's game-winning hit.

Kemp hit a two-run home run and Ramirez and Casey Blake each drove in a run for Los Angeles, which won a series for the first time this season.

Dodgers starter Hiroki Kuroda went seven innings, allowing three runs on 10 hits with seven strikeouts.

Justin Upton hit a solo home run for the Diamondbacks. Conor Jackson had three hits and a walk and drove in a run for Arizona.

Diamondbacks starter Dan Haren went 6 1/2 innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out seven.

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