Once the Dodgers finally decided to crest over the .500 hump, they certainly took it with gusto. LA wins its ninth in a row, with all nine outings seeing the Dodgers hold opponents to three runs or fewer.
Hiroki Kuroda gets the save with six innings of 3 ER ball (1 BB, 2 Ks), while Ronald Belisario and Hong-Chih Kuo each get holds (one inning and one K each) and Ramon Troncoso makes quick work in the ninth. James Loney, Casey Blake, and Manny Ramirez each have two RBI (Jamey Carroll added one as well), and Blake's solo shot in the eighth marked his 150th career HR.
Next up: a two-game series with the Padres, sweep victims one short series ago. Does this streak go all the way to 11?