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MLB: Arizona 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Gerardo Parra knocked in four runs and Joe Saunders delivered a solid start Monday, boosting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Parra capped a five-run Diamondbacks rally in the sixth inning with a two-run single and drove in two more with an eighth-inning double, helping Arizona win the opener of a three-game series.

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Paul Goldschmidt and Ryan Roberts each went 2-for-4 with an RBI as first-place Arizona cut its magic number to clinch the National League West to seven with its 17th win in 20 games.

Saunders (11-12) held the Dodgers to two runs on four hits over seven frames, walking only one and striking out four en route to the victory.

Ted Lilly (9-14) yielded three runs on three hits in a 5 1/3-inning effort for Los Angeles.

Matt Kemp homered and Jerry Sands went 3-for-4 with an RBI in the loss.

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