Justin Turner tied a team postseason record with five RBIs and Yasiel Puig had two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs as the Dodgers won Game 1 of the best-of-five series.
Game 2 is Saturday at 6 p.m. PT at Dodger Stadium. Robbie Ray will be on the mound for Arizona and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager went two-for-four at the plate and drove in two runs.
Rookie first baseman Cody Bellinger scored his first postseason run on a Yasiel Puig double in the first inning.
Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal talks about what worked for Clayton Kershaw against the Diamondbacks.
Kenley Jansen takes the mound.
Gregor Blanco, batting for Adam Rosales, flied to center.
Ketel Marte singled to center.
Daniel Descalso, batting for Jeff Mathis, walked.
Jake Lamb, batting for the pitcher, grounded to first. Bellinger forced Descalso at second, but Seager, attempting to turn the double play, threw the ball away. Marte scored.
David Peralta hit a shot up the middle that Jansen speared for the final out. Dodgers win, 9-5.
Chase Utley was announced as a pinch-hitter for Brandon Morrow, so Arizona manager Torey Lovullo replaced David Hernandez with Andrew Chafin. So Dave Roberts replaced Utley with Austin Barnes.
After all that maneuvering, Barnes singled to right.
And that's it for Chafin. Nice outing. Jimmie Sherfy will now be pitching.
Chris Taylor grounded to first, Barnes advancing to second.
Corey Seager tripled down the right-field line, scoring Barnes.
Justin Turner singled through the drawn-in infield, scoring Seager. Turner has five RBIs in this game, tying a postseason record held by Pedro Guerrero and Davey Lopes.
Cody Bellinger struck out.
Yasiel Puig flied to left.
Brandon Morrow is still pitching. Enrique Hernandez replaces Granderson in left.
Paul Goldschmidt popped the first pitch to first.
J.D. Martinez hit a lollipop that dropped in front of Logan Forsythe. Forsythe should have caught that ball. And he's supposed to be in there for his defense.
Brandon Drury grounded up the middle. Corey Seager saw Forsythe going for the ball and said, "Forget it, I'll do this myself" and turned a 6-3 double play. OK, he didn't say that, but I'd like to believe he was thinking it.
David Hernandez now pitching for the Dodgers.
Yasiel Puig led off the bottom of the seventh with a triple down the left-field line. A hustling Yasiel Puig is a fun Yasiel Puig to watch. And it's hard to hit a triple in Dodger Stadium.
Curtis Granderson flied to left, not deep enough to score Puig.
Yasmani Grandal flied to center, not deep enough to score Puig.
Logan Forsythe grounded to third. Adam Rosales bobbled it but gunned it to first for the out.
The failure to get Puig home could be important. Let's hope not though. And it appeared Puig was mad that the third-base coach Chris Woodward didn't send him on Grandal's fly ball.
The seemingly always troublesome seventh inning for Clayton Kershaw.
Adam Rosales flied to center.
Ketel Marte homered to left on Kershaw's 99th pitch of the night. All Arizona's runs have come on solo homers.
Jeff Mathis then homered to left.
Kershaw still has trouble in the seventh inning. And that's it for Kershaw. He will be replaced by Tony Watson.
Christian Walker hit for Zack Godley and singled to right. David Peralta grounded to short, Walker advancing to second.
A.J. Pollock came to the plate, and Dave Roberts came out to replace Watson with Brandon Morrow. We could see Kenley Jansen early tonight, as the Dodgers can't let this game get away from them.
Pollock swung at the first pitch and popped to center. Thank you, Brandon Morrow.
Corey Seager grounded to second. Justin Turner flied deep to center and Cody Bellinger flied to shallow right-center.
A.J. Pollock drew a leadoff walk to start the top of the sixth inning. Noted Dodgers killer Paul Goldschmidt hit a shot to third that Justin Turner turned into a 5-4-3 double play.
J.D. Martinez then hit a ball about a mile high and a mile deep to left for a home run. Martinez has two homers in 11 career at-bats against Kershaw.
Brandon Drury struck out to end the inning.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Cameron Romo, 19, of Rialto, staked out his gastronomical prize: the Dodgers' Chicken Waffle Sammy with a piece of fried chicken and candied, smoked bacon sandwiched between two Belgian waffles. He carried one in each hand as he took an elevator to the stadium's top deck.
"I'm 100% excited," he said. He saw the postseason-special delicacy advertised online and knew he had to find one.
"I hope it's the best thing I've ever experienced," he said.
Romo might not stop there. By game's end, he might also try to get his hands on the Donut Bacon Double Cheeseburger: two beef patties, cheese, bacon, maple syrup and blackberry jam with a doughnut on top.
Yasmani Grandal popped to short. Logan Forsythe flied to center. The announcers thought it was a homer. They need to learn what Vin Scully always said. Don't watch the baseball, watch the outfielder. He'll tell you if it's out or not by how he moves.
Clayton Kershaw singled to center. I'd rather he made an out and not waste energy on the bases.
Chris Taylor struck out.
Jeff Mathis flied to center. Zack Godley grounded to second. David Peralta hit pop fly to center that Corey Seager ran down. What time does Game 2 start?
Logan Forsythe singled to center to start the inning. Godley had retired six of seven until then. Kershaw sacrificed Forsythe to second. Godley underhanded the ball to first and almost threw it away.
Chris Taylor walked, putting runners at first and second with one out for Corey Seager, who singled to left, scoring Forsythe. Taylor was aggressive on the bases and barely beat the throw to third.
Justin Turner singled to center, scoring Taylor. Turner has four RBIs on the night. Turner may be the most underrated player in the game today.
Cody Bellinger hit a bouncer up first. Paul Goldschmidt was ready to make the play but pitch Zack Godley got in the way and bobbled the ball. Error on Godley. Bases loaded, one out.
The Diamondbacks had the infield in. Yasiel Puig hit a slow grounder to short, but Arizona had no play at the plate, with Puig being thrown out at first.
Curtis Granderson grounded to second to end the inning.
J.D. Martinez singled up the center on a ball that was spinning like crazy and eluded Logan Forsythe at second.
Brandon Drury grounded into a 6-4-3 double play causing Dodgers fans to breathe a sigh of relief.
Adam Rosales drew a walk, as Kershaw seems to be struggling a bit. Ketel Marte hit a bouncer between first and second. Bellinger made a great play and forced Rosales at second.
Yasiel Puig led off the bottom of the third and looked like he got hit by a pitch, but it actually hit the knob of the bat. He then flied out to center.
Curtis Granderson struck out. I have now saved that sentence on cut and paste to save myself time tonight and the rest of the series.
Yasmani Grandal struck out swinging. A lot of strike outs on both sides tonight.