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LAst Night's Action: Lakers Power Past Suns

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LA Lakers defeat Phoenix Suns 124-112. It got a little hairy there for a second for the Lakers as the Phoenix Suns made a push in the third quarter. But Pau Gasol and the Lakers pushed their lead and now have a 2-0 series lead in the Western Conference Finals over the Suns. For the Lakers Gasol had 29 points and nine rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 21 and a personal playoff record 13 assists, while the “lucky” Lamar Odom scored 17 points and 11 rebounds in the Lakers’ victory.

LA Angels defeat Chicago White Sox 3-2. Torii Hunter hit a two-run go-ahead homer in the fourth inning to give the Angels the 2-1 lead. Juan Rivera scored the winning insurance run in the eighth inning when third baseman Jayson Nix made an error catching a ball hit by Erick Aybar and an error throwing the ball to first. Brian Fuentes came on for the save in the ninth and promptly gave up a homer to Paul Konerko. He would settle down to get his fifth save of the season. Angels’ starter Joe Saunders had a great start again going 7 2/3 innings giving up one run on four hits and two walks while striking out four.

San Diego Padres defeat LA Dodgers 10-5. Ramon Ortiz lasted only 3 1/3 innings while Russell Martin extended his hitting streak to 14 games in the Dodgers loss.


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San Diego Padres (24-16) at LA Dodgers (22-18). Kevin Correia (4-3, 4.35 ERA) vs. Clayton Kershaw (3-2, 3.55 ERA). 7:10 pm FS Prime Ticket, AM 790 KABC.

LA Angels (19-23) at Chicago White Sox (16-23). Ervin Santana (2-3, 4.25 ERA) vs. Mark Buehrle (2-5, 5.26 ERA). 5:10 pm FSWest, AM 830 KLAA.

LA Galaxy (7-0-2) at FC Dallas (2-1-5). 5:30 pm FSWest (delayed until 9pm), AM 1330 KWKW (en español).

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