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LAst Night's Action: Dodgers Power Past Reds

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LA Dodgers defeat Cincinnati Reds 14-6. While Hiroki Kuroda has arguably been the Dodgers’ best starter early in the season, he wasn’t quite so sharp in his third start of the season. Fortunately the Dodgers offense continued to go on overdrive making up for the six runs Kuroda gave up. Rafael Furcal went 3-for-5 going a homer short of the cycle, while both Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp homered. The Dodgers scored at least one run in every inning except for the fourth inning when they were retired in order. Surprisingly enough the Dodgers bullpen pitched 3 1/3 innings without giving up a run - the two runs that scored when George Sherrill gave up the single to Orlando Cabrera were charged to Kuroda. The Dodgers defense was also shaky with two errors which gave the Reds three unearned runs.

Detroit Tigers defeat LA Angels 4-3. Jered Weaver pitched another great game allowing only two runs in seven innings. Bobby Abreu hit an RBI single and Kendry Morales hit a two-run bomb in the first inning which looked enough to give the Angels the win. But Brian Fuentes came in to close his first game since coming off the disabled list. Miguel Cabrera homered to lead off the ninth and Ramon Santiago hit an RBI single to give the Tigers the 4-3 lead. Jose Valverde closed the game for the Tigers getting the Angels out in order.

Vancouver Canucks defeat LA Kings 6-4. You can read by recap here. The series is now tied 2-2 heading back up to Vancouver on Friday.