HOUSTON -- Hiroki Kuroda threw seven shutout innings after coming off the disabled list, and Jeff Kent had a pair of RBI doubles to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Kuroda (4-6) allowed five hits with one strikeout, looking
strong in his first start since going on the DL on June 18 with
tendinitis in his right shoulder.
Andre Ethier hit a solo homer and Blake DeWitt scored on Luis
Maza's squeeze bunt for the Dodgers, who've won five of their last
six road games.
Carlos Lee homered in the ninth off Cory Wade for Houston's only