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Dodgers Score Late To Hand Cubs Fifth Straight Loss

Last updated on Monday, August 6, 2012

(Los Angeles, CA) -Hanley Ramirez’ RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 7-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

The lead went back and forth with the Cubs taking a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh on a sacrifice fly from Anthony Rizzo and a two-run double from Alfonso Soriano.

In the bottom of the seventh, LA regained the lead on a two-run double.

Rizzo tied the game in the top of the ninth with his ninth home run of the season, but Matt Kemp walked, Ethier singled him to third and Kemp scored the winning run on Ramirez' single off Cubs reliever Shawn Camp.

The Dodgers complete a sweep of the three-game series while the Cubs have lost five games in a row.

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