Ian Kennedy pitches Diamondbacks over Dodgers 4-1Posted: Updated:
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ian Kennedy pitched six innings and Xavier Nady and Ryan Roberts hit consecutive homers to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 Sunday.
Kennedy (4-1) allowed a run and four hits, struck out eight and walked one to help the Diamondbacks win a series at Dodger Stadium for the first time since a three-game sweep in August 2007.
The right-hander was coming off three consecutive no-decisions after beating Philadelphia 4-0 for his first big league shutout.
Esmerling Vasquez and David Hernandez each pitched a scoreless inning and J.J. Putz got three outs for his ninth save in a row.
Ted Lilly (3-4) gave up four runs and five hits over six innings and struck out five.