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Diamondbacks get very offensive in 18-7 rout of Dodgers

Los Angeles DodgersSportsBaseballArizona DiamondbacksHyun-Jin RyuPaul GoldschmidtDrew Butera
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KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' deficit down to 10-7, Chris Withrow served up a back-breaking three-run home run to Paul Goldschmidt with two outs in the seventh inning. The Diamondbacks added another run in the inning when Gerardo Parra doubled off Chris Perez to drive in Ender Inciarte. That increased the Diamondbacks' lead to 14-7.

AT THE PLATE: Yasiel Puig hit his ninth home run, a mammoth two-run shot in the third inning that extended his career-long hitting streak to 16 games. The Dodgers closed the gap to 9-7 with a five-run sixth inning that included a three-run home run by Carl Crawford and a pinch-hit, two-run double by Andre Ethier.

ON THE MOUND: Jamey Wright, who replaced Clayton Kershaw, was charged with two runs and five hits in 2 1/3 innings. Both runs came in the fifth inning. Brandon League pitched a scoreless sixth inning. Backup catcher Drew Butera pitched for the second time in three games. Butera served up a towering two-run home run to Goldschmidt in the eighth inning.

ON THE MEND: Hyun-Jin Ryu didn't report any problems a day after pitching a four-inning simulated game. Manager Don Mattingly didn't announce when Ryu would return from the disabled list, but the left-hander is expected to start Wednesday against the New York Mets at Citi Field.

UP NEXT: Dan Haren (5-1, 2.84 ERA) will face the Diamondbacks and Josh Collmenter (1-2, 3.89) today at Chase Field at 1 p.m. On the air: TV: SportsNet LA; Radio: 570 AM, 1020 AM (Spanish).

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