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Dodgers Vs. D-Backs Recap: Haren Goes Six, Kemp Homers In Win



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With 93 pitches already under his belt, Haren returned to the mound in the sixth inning and sat the Diamondbacks down in order. Pedro Baez and Carl Crawford entered the game in the seventh as part of a double switch.
Pedro Baez

Baez continued his stretch of impressive performances by working a 1-2-3 inning. Nuno walked Yasiel Puig with two outs in the bottom of seventh to end his streak of 14 consecutive batters retired. Ramirez followed with a single, however both runners were stranded by Adrian Gonzalez as he fouled out.

Miguel Rojas replaced Ramirez at shortstop in the eighth as Baez took the mound for a second inning of work. The young right-hander struck out pinch-hitter Cliff Pennington and turned the ball over to J.P. Howell, who recorded an out, walked a batter, then gave way to Brian Wilson.

Wilson faced pinch-hitter Cody Ross with the tying run on first base and got him to fly out. The Dodgers were quickly retired in the bottom of the eighth and Kenley Jansen was on the mound for the first time since blowing a save.

Jansen shut the door on the Diamondbacks to earn his 40th save this season.
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