MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, New York Yankees 2

LOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) -- Mark Ellis looped a single into center field in the ninth inning Tuesday that gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the visiting New York Yankees.

Ellis drove in Andre Ethier with the game-winning run for the Dodgers' fourth consecutive win and 10th triumph in 11 games.


The late rally resulted in a win for closer Kenley Jansen (4-3), who set the Yankees down in order in the ninth inning.

Hanley Ramirez and Juan Uribe drove in the other runs for the Dodgers. Starter Zack Greinke allowed two runs on seven hits over seven innings and struck out seven.

New York's Shawn Kelly (3-1) was hung with the loss in relief of Andy Pettitte. Lyle Overbay drove in both runs with a home run. The Yankees were outhit 9-5 by the hosts.

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