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The victory was their fifth of their last seven games, and aided by the suddenly stumbling
The Dodgers started the week 9 1/2 games back of the Giants in the National League West. But with the Giants losing five of their last six, the Dodgers now find themselves 6 1/2 back.
Still disappointing for a team with a record payroll, but that's a decent improvement over the course of one week.
The Dodgers were briefly in trouble Saturday when Haren gave up a two-run homer to Arizona’s
The Diamondbacks regained the lead in the fourth on three singles, but the Dodgers scored four times in the bottom of the inning.
It appeared the strategy would work when Miguel Rojas flied out shallow right to bring up Haren.
But Haren, who was batting .115 and had driven in one run all season, stunned Collmenter by lining a bases-clearing double on one bounce to the center-field wall.
Haren (7-4) ended up going 6 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on eight hits. He did not walk a batter and struck out two.
The Diamondbacks had won seven of Collmenter's last nine starts, but in six innings Saturday he was charged with six runs on eight hits and three walks.
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