Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Gerardo Parra went 2-for-3 and knocked in four runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-2, to open a three-game series. Paul Goldschmidt and Ryan Roberts each had two hits and an RBI for the D- Backs, who have won five of six to stay 8 1/2 games ahead of the Giants atop the NL West standings.
Joe Saunders (11-12) was effective through seven frames, allowing just four hits and two runs to earn the win. Ted Lilly (9-14) was handed a career-worst 14th loss after surrendering three runs on three hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings of work.
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