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Diamondbacks 2, Dodgers 7

Through five innings, Trevor Cahill had a no-hitter, and the Diamondbacks were 2-0 up. It didn't quite end that way.

Stephen Dunn

Early on, this was the Trevor Cahill that we wanted to see. He faced the minimum the first time through the order, and after five, the only baserunners for Los Angeles had reached on two walks and an error, with all of them being stranded. But, with one out in the fifth, the wheels came off the Cahillmobile in now uncertain fashion. The no-hitter went on a double to Dee Gordon; he then walked the next batter on four pitches, and then the lead evaporated as well, with Adrian Gonzalez's three-run homer. Cahill didn't escape the inning, going 5.2 innings, allowing three runs on two hits and four walks with four K's.

Things got more interesting in the seventh, after Oliver Perez allowed back-to-back homers (including another three-run shot to Gonzalez). He hit the next batter, Andre Ethier in the back; it certainly didn't seem intentional, but warnings were issued, and for some reason, that set the Dodgers bench to yipping, a little too enthusiastically for the umpires' liking. Manager Don Mattingly was ejected, along with Clayton Kershaw, but there were no other incidents as the season series between the teams ended. Cody Ross had three of the Diamondbacks' six hits, with Miguel Montero reaching twice on a hit and a walk.