3:55 PM ET, September 8, 2007
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
• Summary: Back from his seven-game suspension, David Wells took a perfect game into the sixth before Kevin Frandsen played spoiler with a one-out single.
• Hero: Wells (7-8) improved to 2-0 in his three starts with the Dodgers.
• Beatdowns by the Bay: The Dodgers have won 12 of their last 13 games at San Francisco.
• Bad luck Barry: Giants starter Barry Zito had his sixth straight quality start, but fell to 1-2 in three starts against the Dodgers this season.
• Quotable: "It wasn't hip-hop. It was pretty much rock 'n' roll. That's his style." -- Luis Gonzalez, on Wells' choice of music in the locker room before the game.
-- ESPN.com news services
Dodgers 6, Giants 2
Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax pitched his perfect game for the Dodgers almost 42 years earlier on Sept. 9, 1965. ... Dodgers 1B Nomar Garciaparra was originally going to start Saturday but Little changed his mind to keep James Loney, who hit two home runs on Friday night, in the lineup. Garciaparra came off the DL on Tuesday and made his first start back Friday. ... Before the game, the Giants honored their lone Cy Young award winner, LHP Mike McCormick, who earned the 1967 NL honor with a 22-10 record and 2.85 ERA. ... Wells made his 655th career appearance. ... The Giants drew 42,228 fans for their 39th sellout.
Regular Season Series
|Los Angeles leads 10-8 (as of Sat 9/8)|
|Fri 4/6||LA 2, @SF 1|
|Sat 4/7||LA 4, @SF 1||Recap|
|Sun 4/8||LA 10, @SF 4||Recap|
|Tue 4/24||SF 5, @LA 3||Recap|
|Wed 4/25||SF 6, @LA 4||Recap|
|Thu 4/26||SF 5, @LA 4||Recap|
|Fri 7/13||LA 9, @SF 1||Recap|
|Sat 7/14||LA 8, @SF 7||Recap|
|Sun 7/15||LA 5, @SF 3||Recap|
|Tue 7/31||SF 3, @LA 1||Recap|
|Wed 8/1||@LA 6, SF 4||Recap|
|Thu 8/2||SF 4, @LA 2||Recap|
|Fri 9/7||@SF 5, LA 4||Recap|
|» Sat 9/8||LA 6, @SF 2||Box Score|
|Sun 9/9||@SF 4, LA 2|
|Fri 9/28||@LA 8, SF 3||Recap|
|Sat 9/29||@LA 6, SF 5||Recap|
|Sun 9/30||SF 11, @LA 2||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Dodgers | Giants|
|1st||L Gonzalez homered to right center, J Pierre and M Kemp scored.||3||0|
|6th||R Davis reached on infield single to third, S McClain to third, S McClain scored, R Davis to second on throwing error by third baseman S Hillenbrand.||3||1|
|6th||N Schierholtz tripled to deep right center, R Davis scored.||3||2|
|9th||T Abreu singled to left, W Valdez scored, J Loney to second.||4||2|
|9th||R Martinez singled to center, J Loney scored, T Abreu to third.||5||2|
|9th||R Furcal sacrificed to third, T Abreu scored, R Martinez to second.||6||2|
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|Stadium||AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA|
|Attendance||42,228 (100.7% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||71 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Jeff Nelson, First Base - Brian Knight, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Jim Joyce|