Ethier's HR propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Saturday.
Dan Haren was charged with five runs - two earned - and seven hits over 7 1-3 innings. The right-hander struck out five in his fourth start of the season, six days after his 8-6 victory over the Diamondbacks at Phoenix.
Haren departed with an 8-4 lead and was replaced by Brian Wilson, who gave up a two-run double by Martin Prado before retiring Chris Owings on a grounder with runners at the corners to end the eighth. Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth for his sixth save.
Mike Bolsinger made his first major league start and was charged with seven runs - six earned- and seven hits in four-plus innings. He struck out five of the first 11 batters he faced.
The Dodgers grabbed an 8-4 lead with five more in the fifth, including a two-run single by Adrian Gonzalez and a two-run double by Matt Kemp.
Stults, Padres hand Giants third straight loss
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eric Stults and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and Everth Cabrera hit a go-ahead triple to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
The Giants lost their third straight game and have scored only three runs in their last 28 innings. It was the first time in nine games the Giants weren't involved in a one-run decision.
San Diego has won seven of 10.
Stults kept the already struggling Giants off balance and largely off the base paths, allowing one run and three hits in six innings, with two strikeouts and no walks.
Tim Hudson allowed two runs and eight hits in seven innings, struck out four and walked none.
Lyles' pitching, reversed call key Rockies' win
DENVER (AP) - Jordan Lyles pitched effectively into the eighth inning and Colorado was aided by a reversed call that produced its first run in the Rockies' 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Justin Morneau also drove in two runs the old fashioned way, connecting for his third home run of the season in the fourth after Carlos Gonzalez began the inning with a single.
Lyles allowed one unearned run on five hits in seven innings in winning his third straight, equaling a career best. LaTroy Hawkins pitched a hitless ninth for his fifth save in five chances.
Kyle Kendrick went seven innings and allowed three runs on six hits in a solid outing but could not avoid a seventh straight loss, dating to Aug. 11.
Tarkanian released from Las Vegas hospital
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack.
Danny Tarkanian says his father was tired but "smiling" after being released Saturday from Valley Hospital.
The 83-year-old Tarkanian was hospitalized April 9 after attending the Final Four in North Texas, and complaining of weakness, lethargy and labored breathing. Doctors determined he had a heart attack.
Danny Tarkanian says while it was at least his father's second heart attack, family members are relieved that tests showed it didn't cause his heart condition to be "significantly worse."
He says his father was cheered by an outpouring of support from former players and friends during his hospitalization, including a phone call from Kentucky coach John Calipari several days ago.
A member of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame, Tarkanian, 83, led three schools to the NCAA tournament, including the 1990 UNLV team that won a national title.
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