Dodgers Home Runs Bombard Brewers 7-1

Seven Dodgers pitchers, led by starter John Ely who won his second game of the spring, held Milwaukee to five hits and Tony Gwynn, Matt Kemp, Aaron Miles and Andre Ethier all smacked their first home run of the spring season. Dioner Navarro, Ethier and Ivan De Jesus added doubles to the 13-hit attack.

Los Angeles won back-to-back games for the second time his season and boosted the team record to 4-8. It was the second straight 7-1 victory, having nicked the Cubs the day before, and it was their first two road wins.

All the Dodgers scoring came in the first five innings with a four-run third inning giving them a lead they never relinquished.

Ethier homered and doubled, knocking in two; Kemp added a single to his homer and also finished with a pair of RBI. Miles singled and homered and Gwynn's leadoff home run accounted for all the ribbies. Ivan De Jesus singled and doubled.

The Lineup:

Tony Gwynn rf
 Xavier Paul rf
Dioner Navarro c
 Hector Gimenez c
Andre Ethier dh
 Jamie Hoffman ph-dh
Matt Kemp cf
 Gabe Kapler cf
Jay Gibbons lf
 Trayvon Robinson cf 
Ivan De Jesus 2b
 Eugenio Valdez 2b
Russ Mitchell 1b
 Jerry Sands ph-1b
Juan Castro ss
 Dee Gordon ss
Aaron Miles 3b
 Justin Sellers 3b
The Game
Tony Gwynn immediately set the tone of the game by hitting the first pitch for a home run to dead center field off Seattle starter Takashi Saito. Matt Kemp singled later in the inning but the former Dodgers closer escaped without further damage.

Aaron Miles opened the third with a single and scored on Dioner Navarro's one-out double. Andre Ethier drove in Navarro with another double and Kemp rapped a home run to right-center for a 5-0 lead.

Miles added a home run in the fourth and Ethier clouted one over the right field fence in the fifth. The seventh, and final, run came in the fifth inning when

Jon Ely started and gave up a two-out double to Ryan Braun in the first over is three innings of work. Ron Mahay was tagged with a home run by Prince Fielder to break the shutout but Oscar Villarreal and Roman Colon tacked on scoreless innings to give Los Angeles a 7-1 margin after six, although Colon had to get a strikeout in the sixth with the bases loaded on an error, a single and a walk.

Javy Guerra, Merkin Valdez and Stuart Pomeranz each added a scoreless inning to close out the win.
  Score by innings:
Los Angeles	104 110 000-7
Milwaukee       000 100 000-1
   Winner- John Ely (2-0)
   Loser- Takashi Saito (0-1)

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