CHICAGO, IL - MAY 06: Jerry Hairston #6 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is helped down the steps of the dugout after injuring his leg running to 1st base against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on May 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dodgers Vs. Cubs: Matt Kemp, Jerry Hairston Deal With Hamstring Injuries In Loss

Kemp hopes to return to the lineup Monday.

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Final Score: Bullpen Falters In 4-3 L.A. Loss

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a one-run lead in the ninth inning on Sunday, but couldn't hold it, as the Chicago Cubs found a way to win 4-3 in 11 innings on Sunday at Wrigley Field. David DeJesus walked with the bases loaded off Jamey Wright to give Chicago the win.

Javy Guerra allowed two hits, a walk, and a run in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third blown save of the season. Tony Campana hit an RBI double that might have won the game were it not for DeJesus getting thrown out at the plate.

Guerra has allowed runs in four of his last five outings, a span that includes two blown saves, another loss, and a 13.50 ERA. Manager Don Mattingly said of his closing situation after the game, "I have to keep looking at it that's for sure," per David Vassegh of 570 AM Fox Sports Radio.

Jerry Hairston Jr. was removed from the game in the second inning, straining his left hamstring while running to first base on a single. The infield is already thin with Juan Uribe battling a wrist injury that has caused him to be held out of the lineup for the last five games. If one or both of Hairston or Uribe has to be placed on the disabled list, look for Justin Sellers to be recalled.

The Dodgers finished their road trip 2-4 and are 8-8 on the road this season. They return home to Dodger Stadium Monday night for a three-game series with the Giants. Ted Lilly and Barry Zito start the opener for the Dodgers

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs: Matt Kemp Scratched With Tight Left Hamstring

The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a series win against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Sunday, but will have to do so without Matt Kemp, who was a late scratch from the lineup with tightness in his left hamstring. The Dodgers say Kemp suffered the injury on Saturday and removing him from the lineup on Sunday was a precautionary move, per Jim Peltz of the Los Angeles Times.

Kemp has the longest active streak in MLB with 392 consecutive games played, including starting 123 games in a row. Kemp is still available to pinch hit, meaning he could keep his streak alive with a late-game appearance. Kemp has been all-world this season, hitting .392/.474/.825 and leads the major leagues with 12 home runs.

Tony Gwynn Jr. will play center field in place of Kemp on Sunday, batting eighth. Here is the revised Dodgers lineup:

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Ethier RF
Rivera LF
Hairston 3B
Loney 1B
Ellis C
Gwynn CF
Harang P

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs: Sunday Starting Lineups

The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a series win at Wrigley Field as they battle the Chicago Cubs on Sunday afternoon. Aaron Harang gets the start for the Dodgers, looking for his second win of the season.

Travis Wood was recalled from Triple A Iowa to make the start for the Chicago Cubs, in place of Matt Garza, who has the flu. Former Dodger infielder Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment by the Cubs to make room on the roster for Wood. DeWitt was just 4-for-29 this season.

Garza was victim to a flu bug that has ran through the Cubs' clubhouse and as manager Dale Sveum told Carrie Muskat of MLB.com, "Because of flu bug, it cost somebody his job."

Juan Uribe hurt his left wrist before batting practice on Thursday, and Sunday is the fifth straight game he is out of the starting lineup. Uribe did pinch hit on Friday. Here are Sunday's starting lineups:

Dodgers (18-9)

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Kemp CF
Ethier RF
Rivera LF
Hairston 3B
Loney 1B
Ellis C
Harang P

Cubs (10-17)

DeJesus RF
Campana CF
Castro SS
LaHair 1B
Soriano LF
Mather 3B
Barney 2B
Castillo C
Wood P

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Final Score: Chris Capuano Pitches, Hits L.A. To 5-1 Win

The Los Angeles Dodgers jumped on Chris Volstad early, and snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Chris Capuano pitched seven strong innings for his team-high fourth win of the season.

Capuano struck out seven in seven innings, allowing no runs and just three hits. Over his last five starts, Capuano has a 1.41 ERA with 32 strikeouts and 10 walks in 32 innings. He has a scoreless streak of 18 2/3 innings as well.

Capuano came through at the plate as well. After a Matt Treanor sacrifice fly with the bases loaded gave the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, Capuano drilled a double to the right center field gap for a 3-0 advantage.

Dee Gordon had two hits, including a double, and his 12th stolen base of the season in the win.

Volstad dropped to 0-4 on the season for the Cubs with a 6.55 ERA, and Chicago has lost all six of his starts.

Aaron Harang starts the series finale for the Dodgers on Sunday, and will face either Matt Garza, who missed Saturday's start while ill, or likely Travis Wood, who will likely be recalled from Triple A if Garza can't pitch Sunday.

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Starting Lineups: Bobby Abreu Makes First Start As A Dodger

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to snap a two-game losing streak on Saturday morning as they face the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. New acquisition Bobby Abreu, who was signed Friday, is in the starting lineup Saturday in his second game as a Dodger.

Abreu came up as a pinch hitter on Friday, striking out with two runners on base in the seventh inning, then lining out to deep right field with the tying run on base to end the game.

Chris Capuano starts for the Dodgers, looking for his fourth win of the season. In his last four starts, Capuano is 3-0 with 25 strikeouts and eight walks in 25 innings. Chris Volstad was bumped up one day to start Saturday, in place of the ill Matt Garza.

Here are Saturday's starting lineups:

Dodgers (17-9)

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Kemp CF
Ethier RF
Abreu LF
Hairston 3B
Loney 1B
Treanor C
Capuano P

Cubs (10-16)

DeJesus RF
Mather CF
Castro SS
LaHair 1B
Soriano LF
Stewart 3B
Barney 2B
Soto C
Volstad P

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Final Score: Jerry Hairston Jr. Falls Double Shy Of Cycle In 5-4 Loss

Paul Maholm pitched six strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in the opener of a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon. The Dodgers rallied for three runs off the Cubs bullpen but fell just short.

Bobby Abreu, in his first game as a Dodger, struck out looking to end a rally in the seventh inning and lined out hard to deep right field for the final out of the game, giving Rafael Dolis his second save of the season.

Jerry Hairston Jr. hit his first home run as a Dodger, and fell a double shy of the cycle, one week after his brother Scott Hairston hit for the cycle for the New York Mets.

Matt Kemp tripled in a run in the eighth inning, and was driven in by a sacrifice fly by Andre Ethier to cut the Cubs' lead to one run. Ethier leads the major leagues with 28 runs batted in, and Kemp is second with 26.

Chad Billingsley allowed four runs in six innings for the loss, falling to 2-2 on the season.

David DeJesus and Alfonso Soriano each had three hits and a walk for the Cubs, while Starlin Castro had two hits and two runs scored for Chicago.

Chris Capuano starts on Saturday for the Dodgers, facing Chris Volstad for the Cubs. Matt Garza was supposed to start, but has a virus, per ESPN Chicago.

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs Starting Lineups: Andre Ethier Batting Cleanup Against Lefty

The Los Angeles Dodgers open a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs on Friday afternoon, the first of three straight day games at Wrigley Field. Chad Billingsley starts the opener for the Dodgers, looking for more of the same from his 2-1, 2.64 ERA start.

Left-hander Paul Maholm starts for the Cubs, and Juan Rivera returns to left field for the Dodgers for the first time since straining his left hamstring on April 24. For the first time all season, Andre Ethier is batting cleanup against a left-hander with Rivera in the lineup. Rivera had batted cleanup with Ethier fifth in every other game that both were in the lineup against southpaws this season.

Newest dodger Bobby Abreu is in uniform for the Dodgers, wearing number 33. Here are Friday's starting lineups.

Dodgers (17-8)

Gordon SS
Ellis 2B
Kemp CF
Ethier RF
Rivera LF
Loney 1B
Hairston 3B
Ellis C
Billingsley P

Cubs (9-16)

DeJesus RF
Campana CF
Castro SS
LaHair 1B
Soriano LF
Stewart 3B
Barney 2B
Soto C
Maholm P

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Dodgers Vs. Cubs: Roster Additions Highlight Opener At Wrigley Field

The Dodgers are 7-6 on the road this season.

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