subject: les went 10-for-19 for 91 yardsPosted: 8:05pm, Jan 21, 2013
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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Dodgers know that their latest win has to be the start of something spectacular. Ray Lewis Womens Jersey . Adrian Gonzalez hit a pair of solo home runs off Homer Bailey on Sunday night, powering Los Angeles to a 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that let the Dodgers keep pace in the wild card race. They remained three games behind St. Louis and a half-game behind Milwaukee for the final NL playoff spot. All three teams won on Sunday. The Dodgers have dropped 11 of their last 17 games. They are off Monday before starting a three-game series in San Diego. The Dodgers finish the season with six games at home -- three against Colorado, three against NL West-champion San Francisco. That is nine games to make up a lot of ground. "Just win, man, thats all that matters," Gonzalez said. "We cant go out there and win a series anymore. Weve got to go out there and try to sweep. We win nine games, that gives us a legitimate shot at this." While the Dodgers felt the pressure of trying to stay in contention, the Reds rested several regulars a day after clinching their second NL Central title in three years. Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker briefly visited the players in the clubhouse after his release from a Chicago hospital, where he was treated the last four days for an irregular heartbeat. "I thought he looked great," left fielder Ryan Ludwick said. "He was in good spirits. It was great to see his smile, and he got a lot of hugs from us. He was cool, calm and collected. We all want him here, but we know its going to take some time." The 63-year-old Baker became ill while the team was in Chicago last week. The Reds won the title without him on Saturday night, raising a toast to him in the clubhouse after their 6-0 victory. Cincinnati is off on Monday and will open a three-game series against Milwaukee on Tuesday, giving Baker a day to rest. The Reds are a half-game behind Washington for the best record in the NL and the top seed in the playoffs. Bailey (12-10) allowed five hits in 6 2-3 innings, including the two homers by Gonzalez, who has five in his career off the right-hander. His second homer started a four-run seventh inning that also featured Mark Ellis RBI double. "Ill tell you one thing: If you want to get Adrian Gonzalez hot, have him hit against me," Bailey said. "I throw balls out of the (strike) zone, and he still hits them out." Shawn Tolleson (3-1) got the victory with one perfect inning in relief. Ronald Belisario gave up a two-run homer by Denis Phipps -- his first in the majors -- in the eighth inning. Brandon League pitched the ninth for his fifth save in five chances with LA. After the loss on Saturday night, the Dodgers changed their pitching plans for the final game of the series, letting their 2011 Cy Young winner see what he could do. Clayton Kershaw hadnt pitched since Sept. 11 because of a sore hip and probably wouldnt have made another start if LA was out of contention. He managed five ragged innings. "He was just rusty more than anything else," manager Don Mattingly said. "Hes Clayton. Hes going to keep fighting and battling. He wanted to stay in the game even then." The left-hander faced a Reds lineup missing four regulars who got the day off after they clinched. Ludwick, right fielder Jay Bruce, third baseman Scott Rolen and shortstop Zack Cozart sat out. Kershaw hit Chris Heisey to open the Reds first inning and needed 92 pitches to get through five innings, leaving with the score tied at 1. He fanned Joey Votto with the bases loaded in the fourth to keep it tied at 1. He was disappointed when Mattingly pinch hit for him leading off the sixth. "Obviously, I was not pitching that great, but you never want to pitch five innings and call it a day," Kershaw said. "Physically I felt fine. I wasnt throwing strikes, but it wasnt because of the hip." NOTES: Mattingly plans to start RHP Josh Beckett as planned on Tuesday, then have RHP Aaron Harang go on Wednesday. ... Gonzalez is 8 for 15 with five career homers off Bailey. It was his 14th career multihomer game and his first of the season. ... A.J. Ellis snapped an 0-for-30 slump. ... SS Hanley Ramirez fouled a ball off his left shin in the seventh inning, singled and left for a pinch runner, limping as he headed for the dugout. ... Votto missed 48 games because of two operations for torn cartilage in his left knee. He is batting .314 without a homer in 17 games since his return. ... C Ryan Hanigan left with a bruised right shoulder, hit by a pitch that bounced. Precautionary X-rays were negative. Super Bowl Ravens Jersey . He did it 10 years ago, when 70-1 Sarava charged to victory in the Belmont Stakes as War Emblem was attempting to complete a rare sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. 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In the second set, a netted forehand at 4-3 earned Dodig the only break, and in the final set a forehand error at 3-2 left Querrey in charge.REGINA -- The Saskatchewan Roughriders needed just one try in 2012 to do something they couldnt do in 10 attempts all last year -- defeat a divisional rival. The Roughriders defence contributed six quarterback sacks, a fumble recovery and an interception Sunday as Saskatchewan beat the Edmonton Eskimos 17-1 before 31,459 spectators at Mosaic Stadium. It was Saskatchewans first win over a West Division opponent since November 2010, after going 0-10 in their own division in 2011. "Last year was last year and we dont want to focus on what happened last year, but its definitely good to get over that hump and get the win over a West Division opponent," said middle linebacker Shomari Williams, who had the Roughriders final sack and tied for the team lead with five tackles. After riding a player-of-the-week performance from quarterback Darian Durant to victory in Week 1, Sunday was the Saskatchewan (2-0) defences turn to shine. Edmonton (1-1) was limited to one first down in the first quarter as starting QB Steven Jyles struggled to find his receivers. Kerry Joseph replaced Jyles midway through the second quarter but the Eskimos fortunes changed little. Brent Hawkins recovered an Edmonton fumble on the Eskimos next offensive series, and punter Burke Dales conceded a safety on the possession after that following Woodny Turennes sack of Joseph. Jyles returned in the third quarter and gave the Eskimos their first offensive series of more than five plays, culminating in a missed field goal by Grant Shaw. Hawkins and Tearrius George also contributed sacks in the third, helping the Riders maintain a 6-1 lead heading into the final frame. Joseph replaced Jyles for a second time with three minutes to play and finished the day with four completions on eight attempts and 34 yards. Odell Willis and David Veikune had Saskatchewans other sacks, and Craig Butler added a late intercepttion that led to Chris Milos game-capping field goal. Deonte Thompson Jersey. Milo connected on two of three field goal attempts, opening the scoring with a 32-yarder in the first quarter and closing it with a 17-yarder in the fourth. He also had a pair of 56-yard punt singles. Edmontons lone point came off a 62-yard punt single from Burke Dales on the first series of the second quarter. "(Edmonton) had a rookie starting at right tackle and he wasnt supposed to be in there so when you get things like that you try to take advantage of those matches," said Hawkins. "We were successful and we were able to come through." Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin joked after the game that Hawkins 26-yard fumble return left a little to be desired because the defensive end failed to score. If not him, Hawkins is pretty sure one of his teammates will rectify that next week. "If the fans want to see some more scoring our defence is going to try to score next game so how about that?" he said. "Maybe we can show you all a little show." Anyone hoping for an offensive show Sunday finally had their wish granted with three minutes to play when Riders tailback Kory Sheets found open field down the sideline and ran 34 yards for the games only touchdown. Like Jyles, Durants effectiveness was limited early, with eight of Saskatchewans first nine possessions ending in punts. Last weeks Offensive Player of the Week warmed up as the game went on though, finishing 20-for-32 for 203 yards. Jyles went 10-for-19 for 91 yards. "I got a little frustrated earlier because we hurt ourselves with penalties, a couple dropped balls we had, and we just put ourselves in bad situations," said Durant. "(Chamblin) just said Look, we knew it was going to be a slugfest, we knew it was going to go down to the wire, so just make a play when we need you to." ' ' '

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