One bad inning costs Dodgers

Jeff Weaver (0-1) couldn't get out of the fourth inning, allowing six runs and the game as the Dodgers lost for the eighth time in their last 11 games in San Diego. Their first visit to Petco Park, a $474-million facility, seemed much like their experience over the years at Qualcomm Stadium. The Dodgers were 143-145 since 1969 at Jack Murphy/Qualcomm Stadium.

Paul Lo Duca's second-inning single scored Shawn Green to give the Dodgers their only lead, 1-0. The run and the RBI were the first at the new park.

Weaver, got off to a great start in his Dodger debut April 7 against San Diego, pitching seven strong innings in a no-decision. He sailed through the first three innings, the allowed an eight-hit, six-run outing, leaving with two out in the fourth.

Jose Lima, penciled-in to start Saturday against the San Francisco Giants, got the final out as San Diego sent 10 batters to the plate.

Green connected in the seventh for his second homer that traveled an estimated at 420 feet and they cashed in the leadoff double by Beltré in the eighth off former Dodger Ismael Valdes with an RBI grounder by Robin Ventura.

Darren Dreifort coasted through one inning but led off the seventh with a walk, a single, a double-steal and a two-run double. Duaner Sanchez threw a scoreless eighth.

Blue Notes-- Edwin Jackson will not fill the fifth starter's role, at least not any time soon. Manager Jim Tracy said Jose Lima would get the nod Saturday against the San Francisco Giants. Tracy said that facing the Giants at SBC Park would not be the best situation to ease in Jackson, saying he needed "another start or two before we really start seriously looking at that situation."... Reserve outfielder Jason Werth (strained abdominal muscle) was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to last Tuesday, and the club recalled Chin-Feng Chen from Las Vegas to take Werth's spot on the 25-man roster. The Dodgers needed a right-handed batter with Werth sidelined, and Chen batted .316 with four doubles, one homer and three RBI in five games with the 51s. ,,, A perfect 7-for-7 stealing bases going into the game, Roberts is trying to become the first Dodger with three consecutive 40-steal seasons since Davey Lopes did it six consecutive seasons from 1974-79. ... Van Nuys High School named its new baseball park Don Drysdale Memorial Field in honor of the Hall of Famer and 1954 graduate. Drysdale, a Dodger from 1956-69 who died in 1993 while a club broadcaster, played baseball and football at Van Nuys before signing with the Dodgers one day after graduating.

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