Gerardo Parra hit two home runs, powering the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-3 win over the Dodgers on Sunday afternoon in the series finale at Dodger Stadium. The game was one of the longest games of the season for the Dodgers, at three hours and 36 minutes, and the frustration took its toll on manager Don Mattingly.
"Today was a disappointing day for me. I didn't feel like there was a lot of energy out there," Mattingly said after the game. "The guys did keep playing, battled in the ninth to get the closer in the game, but there was no real moral victory in that."
Rubby De La Rosa threw 104 pitches in just four innings, and suffered his fifth loss of the season. He did strikeout six batters, but he also walked four and gave up two of Arizona's three home runs on the day. Joe Saunders threw 7 2/3 innings for Arizona, allowing two runs for the win.
Andre Ethier had four hits for the Dodgers, who were down 6-1 in the eighth inning, but brought the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning. Aaron Miles and Ethier flew out to end the game off closer J.J. Putz. The Dodgers open a series in San Diego on Monday.
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