ANAHEIM, Calif., July 2 (UPI) -- Orlando Cabrera reached base safely for the 59th straight game and stole home as the LA Angels beat the LA Dodgers, 4-0, Sunday afternoon.
Cabrera set a record among active players -- surpassing Barry Bonds, who once reached base safely in 58 straight games.
John Lackey (6-5) held the Dodgers scoreless over 6 2/3 innings, giving up four hits while tying a career high with 10 strikeouts. Reliever Scot Shields was perfect in 1 1/3 innings of relief, and Francisco Rodriguez closed the door on the Dodgers in the ninth, as the Angels won their second straight game, following a three-game losing streak.
Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley (0-2) took the loss, surrendering four runs on four hits over six innings, as the Dodgers lost for the fifth time in six games.