Cleveland starter Justin Masterson struck out six over 5 2-3 innings and made a throwing error that led to an unearned run. The right-hander was hit in the upper right back by Blake DeWitt's hard one-hopper in the fourth inning. Ethier followed with his homer.
Billingsley allowed three hits, three walks and one run — Travis Hafner's RBI single in the first.
J.D. Closser had a two-run single in a three-run eighth and Christian Lara a two-run double in a three-run ninth.