Dodgers Throw a Nine in the Fifth, Win 10-2

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-- The Dodgers took their frustrations out on the Phillies, tacking a "9" on the scoreboard in the fifth inning and cruising to a 10-2 victory. Jeff Kent slugged a three-run homer and Jayson Werth hit a two-run shot in the big inning. Derek Lowe (6-10) gave up six hits and two runs -- both unearned -- while working seven innings. The righthander, who was 0-5 in his last seven starts, won for the first time since June 6 and won his first road win (1-5) this year.

Kent added a single and finished with four RBI. Cesar Izturis went 3-for-5 and knocked in a run and Oscar Robles had a pair of doubles and scored twice as the Dodgers erased the memory of a 10-inning loss on Tuesday to even the three-game series.

Jason Repko chipped in with a two-run triple during the fifth for Los Angeles, which won for only the second time in its last 10 contests.

A lucky thirteen batters came to the plate in the top of the fifth and the first seven batters reached base safely, as the Dodgers broke open a 0-0 game. Mike Edwards singled to center and Werth followed by homering to right on an 0-2 pitch. Repko walked and Lowe singled to right to put runners on first and third.

Oscar Robles doubled for an RBI and Izturis singled to make it 4-0. Izturis stole second base and then Kent followed by banging a ball into the left-center seats.

Edwards, up for the second time, singled to center and Werth was hit by a pitch. That set the stage for Repko, who tripled to center field for a 9-0 lead.

Robles doubled in the sixth and Kent's single made it 10-0.

LA snapped an eight-game skid at Philadelphia, winning there for the first time since August 4, 2002 at Veterans Stadium.

The Dodgers recorded the most biggest inning for a visiting team in the brief history of Citizens Bank Park, had 14 hits in the game and went 6-for-15 with runners in scoring position.