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MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 2, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Aaron Miles keyed a two-run rally in the ninth inning with an RBI triple Monday, boosting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over St. Louis.

Trailing 1-0 entering their final at-bat, the Dodgers began the comeback when St. Louis starter Chris Carpenter hit leadoff man Juan Rivera with a pitch.

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Newly acquired veteran Arthur Rhodes entered the game to strike out Andre Ethier but the next Cardinals pitcher, Fernando Salas (5-5), yielded a game-tying triple to Miles.

Miles then scored the go-ahead tally when Rod Barajas hit a hard grounder to shortstop Rafael Furcal with the infield drawn in. Furcal knocked the ball down but threw home too late to prevent the run from scoring.

Matt Guerrier (4-3) earned the win with a scoreless eighth and Javy Guerra picked up his 11th save for the Dodgers.

Dodgers starter Nathan Eovaldi went five innings, allowing one run on one hit -- a home run by Lancer Berkman -- while walking one and striking out two.

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Carpenter allowed only one run on five hits over eight frames and Lance Berkman homered for the Cardinals' only run.

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