San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Matt Kemp went 4-for-5 with a homer and 4 RBI
and Adrian Gonzalez had two hits and drove in a pair of runs as the Los
Angeles Dodgers hammered the San Diego Padres, 8-2, in the middle test of a
Nick Punto went 3-for-5 and scored four runs and Juan Rivera added a solo shot
for the Dodgers, who trail the St. Louis Cardinals by four games for the final
NL wild card spot.
The Cardinals are currently playing the Houston Astros.
Aaron Harang (10-10) gave up four hits and four walks while striking out three
over 5 1/3 scoreless innings to pick up the win.
Yasmani Grandal and Chase Headley each knocked in a run for the Padres, who
have dropped five of eight.
Clayton Richard (14-13) gave up six runs -- four earned -- on 10 hits over 3
2/3 innings to absorb the loss.
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