Dodgers get 4 homers in 9-5 win over D'backs

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Arizona Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Dodgers' home opener baseball game Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) By REED SAXON Arizona Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Dodgers' home opener baseball game Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) By REED SAXON

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Manny Ramirez homered for the first time this season, the first of four longballs by the Dodgers, and Los Angeles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 Tuesday to win its home opener for the third consecutive year.

Casey Blake hit a two-run drive, Matt Kemp added a solo shot and Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer for the Dodgers, who beat San
Francisco 11-1 in their home opener last year. Blake went 1 for 2 with a walk and is batting .389, carrying over his strong spring
into the regular season.

Ramirez, Kemp and Ethier homered in the same game for the second time since Ramirez joined the Dodgers in 2008.

Clayton Kershaw (1-0) allowed two runs and three hits in 5 1-3 innings for Los Angeles.