10:10 PM ET, May 3, 2011
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
LOS ANGELES -- A sudden lack of control by Los Angeles Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton gave Geovany Soto and the Chicago Cubs a perfect opportunity to make Ryan Dempster's 34th birthday a pleasant one for all concerned.
Can't Spell Ethier Without H-i-t
Andre Ethier's hit streak ended Saturday against the Mets. He now has the Dodgers' second longest hit streak since the club moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958.
|Paul Lo Duca||25||2003|
|* Longest in franchise history
-- Source: ESPN Stats and Information
|Dodgers blog | ESPNLosAngeles.com|
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The Dodgers placed reserve LF Marcus Thames on the 15-day DL because of a strain in his right quad. OF Jay Gibbons, who missed the first 39 games of the season because of vision problems, was reinstated from the DL. ... Barney was named NL rookie of the month after hitting .326 with 14 RBIs in April.
Regular Season Series
|6th||M Kemp singled to center, J Carroll scored.||0||1|
|7th||C Pena homered to right (379 feet).||1||1|
|9th||G Soto doubled to deep right center, M Byrd and C Pena scored.||3||1|
|9th||B DeWitt singled to center, G Soto scored.||4||1|
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|Stadium||Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA|
|Attendance||38,017 (67.9% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||81 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - C.B. Bucknor, First Base - Dan Iassogna, Second Base - Dale Scott, Third Base - Jerry Meals|