Gonzalez, Wolf Lead Rout of Giants

Luis Gonzalez, who got off to a slow start in the field and at the bat, told writers, "I'm 39; what you see is what you get." What they saw and got Sunday was a single, a pair of homers and four runs batted in, boosting his average to .364. Randy Wolf, making his second start of the season, limited the Giants to three hits and one run over five innings and recored his first victory in Dodger Blue.

Along with Gonzalez's fireworks, Wilson Valdez started at shortstop and again rapped out three hits, including a double and a triple, and knocked in two runs. After three games, his batting average is still .600.

Rookie Matt Kemp, seemingly now in a right-left platoon with Andre Ethier, singled three times and had two runs batted in to boost his average to .462.

Russell Martin had a pair of hits, Brady Clark slugged a double and Jeft Kent singled and doubled as the Dodgers wracked up 15 hits.

Chad Billingsley relieve Wolf in the seventh and also worked the eighth but he was pounded for five hits and three earned runs. Jonathan Broxton closed things out with a scoreless ninth.

Wolf outpitched the Giants $126 million free agent acquisition Barry Zito, who allowed nine hits and eight runs, dropping his second start of the year.

San Francisco slipped to 1-5, the third time in their California incarnation they have opened so sluggishly.

The Dodgers won their fourth game in succession, after losing the first two in Milwaukee, and have not dropped a game to their traditional rivals by the bay since last August 18 and the ninth victory in succession over the Giants.

Los Angeles returns to Dodger Stadium for their home opener Monday (today) with Jason Schmidt drawing the start against Colorado.

Scoring:
Giants first, Bonds singled to score Aurilia. 1-0 Giants.
Dodgers second, Kemp scored on Martinez grounder. Tied 1-1.
Dodgers fourth, Gonzalez homered to right. 2-1 Dodgers.
Dodgers sixth, Kemp singled in Kent; Valdez tripled to score Gonzalez and Kemp. Martinez fly scored Valdez. 6-1 Dodgers.
Dodgers seventh, Gonzales homered to score Kent and Martin.
- L. Gonzalez homered to deep right, J. Kent and R. Martin scored. 9-1 Dodgers.
Giants seventh, Feliz homered, Linden scored. 9-2 Dodgers.
Giants eighth, Klesko single in Durham. 9-3 Dodgers.
Dodgers ninth, Kemp singled, Kent scored. 10-3 Dodgers.
 Score by innings
Dodgers	010 104 301-10
Giants	100 000 210- 4

 Dodgers	ab r h bi ave
Pierre cf	5  0  1  0  .154
Martin c	4  1  2  0  .300
Garciaparra 1b	5  0  0  0  .182
Kent 2b	        4  3  2  0  .318
 Betemit 3b	0  0  0  0  .067
Gonzalez lf	4  3  3  4  .364
 Billingsley p	1  0  0  0  .000
 Anderson ph	1  0  0  0  .000
 Broxton p	0  0  0  0  .000
Kemp rf	        4  2  3  2  .462
Valdez ss	4  1  3  2  .600
Martinez 3b-2b	4  0  0  0  .067
Wolf p	        3  0  0  0  .000
 Clark lf	1  0  1  0  .500
    Totals	40 10 15 10
    Giants	34  4  9  4

 2B- Valdez (1), Clark (2), Kent (3). 
3B- Valdez (1). HR- Gonzalez 2 (2). 
RBI- Martinez 2 (2), Gonzalez 4 (4), 
Kemt 2 (3), Valdez 2 (2). SF-Martinez. 
SB- Pierre (2), Martin (1). LOB- 
Dodgers 7, Giants 7. DP- Martinez, 
Kent and Garciaparra; Kent, Valdez 
and Garciaparra.

 Dodgers	 in  h  r-er bb so era
Wolf (1-1)	6.3  3  0-0  1  3  3.75
Billingsley	2.0  5  3-3  1  0  9.00
Broxton	        1.0  1  0-0  0  2  0.00
 Time- 2:47. Att- 39,343.
Furcal Healing-- Rafael Furcal, while not ready for prime time, is getting closer. He is taking ground balls, throwing without trouble and taking batting practice. He needs to pass the hard-baserunning test before he is declared OK. "I'm getting closer, I'm starting to feel a lot better. I could beat you in a race," he told MLB.com's Ken Gurnick. ...The Dodgers have now won 10 of 11 against the Giants since the start of 2006. ...The starting pitchers ranked among the top lefties currently in the National League. Zito's 3.55 ERA since 1999 is second-best to Randy Johnson (3.06) among current NL southpaws with more than 1,000 innings pitched during that span. Wolf's 4.22 ERA now ranks eighth on that list, slightly behind San Diego's David Wells (4.20). Zito also ranks among the top winners in all of baseball since 2002, as his 78 wins rank fourth behind Roy Oswalt (85), Derek Lowe (81) and Randy Johnson (80). ...Former Giants' MVP Jeff Kent is the only Dodger with a hit in each of the first six games of the season. He's surpassed Joe Medwick and Dwight Evans for 65th place on the all-time RBI list with 1,385. He needs four more to tie Ted Simmons for 64th place. Among active players, Kent ranks seventh behind Barry Bonds, Ken Griffey Jr., Frank Thomas, Sammy Sosa, Manny Ramirez and Gary Sheffield. Luis Gonzalez ranks ninth behind Kent and Alex Rodriguez.  

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