Series: Game 2 of 4

Series tied 1-1 (as of 6/3)

Game 1: Thursday, June 2
LA Dodgers6
Game 2: Friday, June 3
LA Dodgers5
Game 3: Saturday, June 4
LA Dodgers2
Game 4: Sunday, June 5
LA Dodgers10

Brewers 7

(26-28, 11-17 away)

Dodgers 5

(27-27, 13-15 home)

    10:40 PM ET, June 3, 2005

    Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California 

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    W: C. Capuano (5-4)

    L: J. Weaver (5-5)

    S: D. Turnbow (8)

    Carlos Lee ties Derrek Lee for NL home run lead

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit a grand slam in the first inning, Bill Hall added a three-run shot and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Friday night.

    Chris Capuano (5-4) allowed two runs and five hits in six innings, including Olmedo Saenz's seventh homer. The left-hander struck out eight and walked one. Capuano, who had a 1.94 ERA last month, has allowed more than three earned runs only once in his 12 starts -- but has yet to record back-to-back wins.

    Jeff Weaver (5-5) fell behind 4-0 after just 16 pitches. Milwaukee loaded the bases on singles by Brady Clark and Jeff Cirillo and a walk to Geoff Jenkins before Lee drove a 3-1 offering an estimated 437 feet into the left-field pavilion for his ninth grand slam and the first by the Brewers this season.

    Lee's 14th homer gave him 50 RBI this season, tying the Cubs' Derrek Lee for the major league lead.

    Jason Phillips helped narrow the Brewers' lead to 7-5 in the eighth while walking off the field -- and barely avoided a serious injury in the process. Second baseman Hall caught Phillips' popup near the foul line, then whirled around and threw toward home plate. The ball hit Phillips flush on the helmet, knocking down the catcher and allowing Jayson Werth to score from third.

    Phillips was incensed, but did not appear to be injured after collecting himself, and caught the ninth inning. Hall was charged with an error on the play.

    Weaver did not allow a hit after the first inning, retiring 21 of his next 24 batters before coming out in the seventh for a pinch-hitter. The right-hander finished with seven strikeouts and three walks, in addition to the three hits he allowed in the fateful first.

    Milwaukee didn't get another hit until Lyle Overbay's two-out single in the eighth against Kelly Wunsch. Bill Hall greeted Giovanni Carrara with his fifth homer, scoring Overbay and Jenkins -- who was hit on the foot by Duaner Sanchez with one out.

    Derrick Turnbow, the fourth Milwaukee pitcher, got three outs for his eighth save in 10 chances.

    The injury-plagued Dodgers got more bad news a few hours before gametime when center fielder Milton Bradley was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 30, because of a torn ligament in the ring finger on his right hand. It's the fifth trip to the DL for the six-year veteran, who sustained the injury while popping out in the ninth inning of last Sunday's victory at Arizona.

    Bradley, who hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning of the Dodgers' 8-6 victory at Milwaukee on Apr. 19, is the 12th Dodger to go on the disabled list this season -- and one of seven players currently on it.

    The defending NL West champions, in a 15-25 tailspin since their 12-2 start, scored their first run in the fourth when Capuano's 0-2 pitch hit Antonio Perez in the left side with the bases loaded and one out. Capuano escaped the jam by striking out Phillips and retiring Weaver on a groundout.

    Saenz narrowed the gap to 4-2 in the sixth with a drive into the left field pavilion. Werth and Antonio Perez had RBI singles in the eighth after Hall's homer gave the Brewers a 7-2 lead.

    J.D. Drew, who homered twice against Ben Sheets in Thursday's 6-4 victory over the Brewers, singled his first two times up against Capuano. He was hit in the arm with two outs in the fifth, the 30th time the Dodgers have been plunked this season, second behind Toronto (31).

    Game notes

    The Brewers hadn't gone this long from the start of a season without a grand slam since 1999, when Jeromy Burnitz ended the drought on June 27. ... The Dodgers played their 3,447th regular-season game at Dodger Stadium, equaling the total they played at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field. The Dodgers, who spent their first four season at the L.A. Coliseum, have five more wins at Chavez Ravine (1,968) than they had in Flatbush. ... Lee, acquired from the Chicago White Sox in December in exchange for outfielder Scott Podsednik and reliever Luis Vizcaino, entered the game 1-for-15 lifetime against Weaver with six strikeouts. ... The Brewers scored only three runs in Capuano's previous three starts combined.

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