Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Hanley Ramirez belted a solo home run in
the bottom of the first inning and Ricky Nolasco spun a gem as the Los Angeles
Dodgers took the rubber match of a three-game set from the Chicago Cubs, 4-0.
Nolasco (11-9) went eight innings, yielding just three hits and a walk
while matching a season-high with 11 strikeouts. The former Marlin has given
up just four runs over his last 33 1/3 innings. Andre Ethier provided two
hits and a homer in the victory, LA's ninth in its last 10 tries against
Chicago. The Dodgers also own a major league-best 31-8 record since the all-
star break. Edwin Jackson (7-14) struck out five while surrendering four
runs -- two earned -- on six hits over 6 2/3 innings.
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