HOUSTON -- Jeff Kent hit a solo homer off Wesley Wright in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers blew a five-run lead, then rallied to beat the Houston Astros 7-6 on Tuesday night.
Kent also had an RBI double and Russell Martin hit a two-run
homer as the Dodgers needed their highest run total since June 19
to defeat the Astros for the first time in five meetings this
Chan Ho Park (4-2) got Lance Berkman to fly out to end the
ninth, then pitched a scoreless 10th. After Kent homered off Wright
(3-3), Takashi Saito pitched a perfect 11th for his 13th save.
Ty Wigginton hit a three-run homer and Carlos Lee tied the game
with a two-run double, but the Astros couldn't overcome a rare poor
home start from Wandy Rodriguez.
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