CHICAGO - Randy Wolf (3-1) pitched impressively into the eighth inning and Ramon Troncoso wriggled out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth last night, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Rafael Furcal drove in the Dodgers' first run with a bunt single in the opening inning, and Casey Blake the second with a groundout in the third.

The Cubs' Bobby Scales homered in the eighth.

Los Angeles 101 000 000–2 8 0

Chicago 000 000 010–1 9 0

Los Angeles AB   R   H   BI   Avg.      Chicago AB   R   H   BI   Avg.   

Pierre lf 4   1   2   0   .407      A.Soriano lf 4   0   1   0   .253

Furcal ss 3   1   1   1   .240      Theriot ss 4   0   1   0   .286

Hudson 2b 4   0   0   0   .340      Bradley rf 3   0   1   0   .204

Loney 1b 4   0   2   0   .298      D.Lee 1b 4   0   2   0   .250

Blake 3b 3   0   0   1   .301      Re.Johnson cf 4   0   1   0   .239

Ethier rf 4   0   1   0   .257      Soto c 3   0   1   0   .218

Martin c 3   0   1   0   .263      Fontenot 3b 2   0   0   0   .220

Kemp cf 4   0   1   0   .295      a-Scales ph-2b 2   1   1   1   .270

Wolf p 3   0   0   0   .083      A.Blanco 2b 2   0   0   0   .167

Troncoso p 1   0   0   0   .000      b-J.Fox ph-3b 2   0   1   0   .667

Totals 33   2   8   2         R.Wells p 2   0   0   0   .000

Heilman p 0   0   0   0   ---

c-K.Hill ph 0   0   0   0   .286

d-Fukudme ph 0   0   0   0   .311

Ascanio p 0   0   0   0   .000

A.Guzman p 0   0   0   0   .000

Totals 32   1   9   1      

a-homered for Fontenot in the 8th. b-singled for A.Blanco in the 8th. c-was announced for Heilman in the 8th. d-walked for K.Hill in the 8th. LOB: Los Angeles 7, Chicago 7. 2B: Ethier (10), D.Lee (7). HR: Scales (2), off Wolf. RBIs: Furcal (10), Blake (33), Scales (6). SB: Pierre (10), Kemp 2 (11). RLSP: Los Angeles 6 (Ethier 2, Pierre, Martin, Troncoso 2); Chicago 4 (Fontenot, Theriot, J.Fox 2). RA: Blake, Re.Johnson. GIDP: Kemp, Theriot 2, Bradley, Soto. DP: Los Angeles 4 (Furcal, Hudson, Loney), (Furcal, Loney), (Blake, Hudson, Loney), (Hudson, Furcal, Loney); Chicago 2 (Theriot, A.Blanco, D.Lee), (Re.Johnson, A.Blanco, D.Lee).

Los Angeles walks (3): Furcal, Blake, Martin.

Chicago walks (3): Bradley, Soto, Fukudome.

Los Angeles strikeouts (9): Hudson 2, Loney, Blake 2, Kemp, Wolf 2, Troncoso.

Chicago strikeouts (10): A.Soriano, Bradley, Soto, Fontenot 2, Scales, A.Blanco 2, J.Fox, R.Wells.

Los Angeles IP   H   R   ER   BB   SO   NP   ERA   

Wolf (W) 7   6   1   1   1   7   109   2.84

Troncoso (S) 2   3   0   0   2   3   31   1.95

Chicago IP   H   R   ER   BB   SO   NP   ERA   

R.Wells (L) 7   8   2   2   1   7   111   1.80

Heilman 1   0   0   0   0   1   11   5.23

Ascanio 1/3   0   0   0   2   0   16   3.86

A.Guzman 2/3   0   0   0   0   1   6   2.95

W: Wolf, 3-1. L: Wells, 0-2. S: Troncoso, 3.

Wolf pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. IR-S: A.Guzman 2-0. IBB: off Troncoso (Soto). Umpires: Home, Mark Wegner; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Jeff Kellogg; Third, Rob Drake. T: 2:51. A: 39,579 (41,210).

Diamondbacks 5, Braves 2

PHOENIX - Dan Haren outpitched Derek Lowe and Arizona took advantage of second baseman Kelly Johnson's error to score four times in the fourth inning on their way to a win over Atlanta.

Haren (4-4) retired 15 in a row before a two-out double by Johnson and RBI single by Casey Kotchman in the eighth inning. The righthander allowed two runs and seven hits in eight innings, striking out eight with no walks to earn his first victory in four starts.

Lowe (6-3) gave up five runs, three earned, and a season-high 10 hits for the Braves, who were swept in three games in San Francisco before opening a four-game set in Arizona.

Chad Qualls pitched a perfect ninth for his 12th save in 14 opportunities.

Atlanta 001 000 010–2 7 1

Arizona 010 400 00x–5 11 0

Atlanta AB   R   H   BI   Avg.      Arizona AB   R   H   BI   Avg.   

K.Johnson 2b 4   2   2   0   .250      R.Roberts 3b 4   0   2   1   .367

Kotchman 1b 4   0   2   1   .278      Ojeda 2b 4   0   0   0   .260

C.Jones 3b 4   0   1   1   .305      J.Upton rf 4   1   3   0   .346

McCann c 4   0   1   0   .317      S.Drew ss 4   1   1   0   .211

G.Anderson lf 4   0   1   0   .266      Reynolds 1b 4   1   2   2   .263

Francoeur rf 4   0   0   0   .247      Byrnes lf 4   2   2   1   .211

D.Hernandez ss 3   0   0   0   .174      C.Young cf 3   0   0   1   .169

Schafer cf 3   0   0   0   .205      Snyder c 3   0   1   0   .234

D.Lowe p 2   0   0   0   .211      Haren p 3   0   0   0   .182

a-Norton ph 1   0   0   0   .103      Qualls p 0   0   0   0   .000

Campillo p 0   0   0   0   ---      Totals 33   5   11   5      

Totals 33   2   7   2      

a-grounded out for D.Lowe in the 8th. E: K.Johnson (3). LOB: Atlanta 4, Arizona 5. 2B: K.Johnson 2 (8), C.Jones (8), Reynolds 2 (8). 3B: Byrnes (1). RBIs: Kotchman (24), C.Jones (17), R.Roberts (4), Reynolds 2 (29), Byrnes (17), C.Young (10). SB: J.Upton (6). CS: Reynolds (3). SF: C.Young. RLSP: Atlanta 2 (Schafer, McCann); Arizona 4 (S.Drew 2, Ojeda, Byrnes). RA: Kotchman. GIDP: C.Jones, Reynolds. DP: Atlanta 1 (D.Hernandez, K.Johnson, Kotchman); Arizona 1 (Ojeda, S.Drew, Reynolds).

Atlanta strikeouts (9): K.Johnson, C.Jones, G.Anderson, Francoeur 2, D.Hernandez 2, Schafer 2.

Arizona strikeouts (2): Reynolds, Haren.

Atlanta IP   H   R   ER   BB   SO   NP   ERA   

D.Lowe (L) 7   10   5   3   0   2   100   3.49

Campillo 1   1   0   0   0   0   5   4.15

Arizona IP   H   R   ER   BB   SO   NP   ERA   

Haren (W) 8   7   2   2   0   8   113   2.54

Qualls (S) 1   0   0   0   0   1   16   3.43

W: Haren, 4-4. L: Lowe, 6-3. S: Qualls, 12.

Balk: D.Lowe. Umpires: Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Tom Hallion; Second, Jerry Crawford; Third, Angel Campos.

T: 2:20. A: 19,452 (48,652).