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June 7, Dodger Stadium, Mets 9, Dodgers 7: This was the game that finally got Odalis Perez demoted to the bullpen, after he allowed seven runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings.
Some pitchers always seem to have a rough first inning.
Ranger's starter Robinson Tejeda was effective, if not dominant, in 62/3 innings of work.
3 at Cincinnati, Maddux tossed six no-hit innings before his outing was ended by a rain delay.
3 at Cincinnati, Maddux tossed sixno-hit innings before his outing was ended by a rain delay.
The implosion began with Lowe, who after blanking the Cubs on three hits through four innings gave up five consecutive hits to begin the fifth as the Cubs cut the Dodgers' lead to 7-3.
The two teams then exchanged runs in the sixth and were still knotted at 5-5 going into the bottom of the 10th inning in front of 44,697 at Dodger Stadium.
And against Schmid (10-7), who went 7 1/3 innings before issuing two walks, so did the Dodgers offense.
He allowed just two runs in seven innings, scattered 10 hits, walked four and struck out three.
The Angels rallied for four runs in the eighth inning to tie the score, but the Rangers won the opener of a four-game series 7-6 on a Mark Teixeira home run in the 12th inning off Kevin Gregg.
15 ERA in 47 innings heading into Fenway Park last weekend.
Ethier, meanwhile, who would be the National League's leading candidate for the Rookie of the Year award if most of his home games didn't start at an hour when most of the East Coast is turning out its lights, swatted his homers in the second and third innings, driving in all three Dodgers runs as the game went to the seventh in a 3-3 tie.