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Ethier wins it 6-5 for Dodgers after Drew's gaffe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Drew's crazy throw over the first-base dugout gave Los Angeles the tying run with two outs in the ninth, then Andre Ethier got another game-winning hit and the Dodgers beat Arizona 6-5 in 10 innings Thursday night.

Arizona closer Chad Qualls blew a save for the second straight night, with help from the shortstop's gaffe. Drew charged Casey Blake's slow bouncer and the ball appeared to slip, flying from his hand and into the seats.

Manny Ramirez hit a two-out RBI single to make it 5-4 and came home on the error.

Ethier drove a pitch from Blaine Boyer (1-1) over Chris Young, who was playing in shallow center with runners on second and third for the 10th winning hit of his career. Six came last season.

Blake DeWitt led off the 10th with a single and advanced on Rafael Furcal's sacrifice bunt before Matt Kemp was intentionally walked. Both advanced on a wild pitch, before Ethier's hit.

Jonathan Broxton (1-0) pitched a perfect 10th.

Justin Upton hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth off overworked Dodgers reliever Jeff Weaver after Aaron Heilman blew the lead for Dan Haren.

Upton put Arizona up 4-3 lead before Weaver retired his next three batters.

Manager Joe Torre was planning on resting Weaver for a second straight day after he pitched in six of the Dodgers' first seven games.

Arizona made it 5-3 in the ninth against George Sherrill before Ramon Ortiz retired Mark Reynolds on a checked-swing grounder with the bases loaded.

Haren was charged with two runs and six hits over 6 1-3 innings and struck out seven. The three-time All-Star was pulled by manager A.J. Hinch with a 3-1 lead after 121 pitches — four more than his season high in 33 starts last year.

Heilman came on and threw a wild pitch that let Ronnie Belliard go to second before Kemp drove the right-hander's next delivery to center field to tie the score at 3.

At that moment, a frustrated Haren made a beeline to the tunnel leading to the clubhouse.

Hiroki Kuroda gave up three runs — two earned — and 10 hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts and no walks. He had two chances to help himself out at the plate, but struck out with the bases loaded to end the second inning and grounded out sharply to first with runners at the corners to end the fourth.

Haren led off the Diamondbacks fifth with a double inside third base, his 16th career two-base hit, and scored on Jackson's third straight single to put Arizona ahead 3-0.

All uniformed personnel on both teams — and the umpires — wore No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson on the 63rd anniversary of his first major league game with the Dodgers in Brooklyn.

The evening began with a home plate ceremony that included remarks by former teammate Don Newcombe and native New Yorker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — who was born one day after Robinson's debut.

NOTES: The three games in the series took 12 hours, 21 minutes. Thursday night's was 3:42. ... Newcombe threw out a ceremonial first pitch to Kemp, who has homered in four of his last five games. It's the third time in his career that he has homered in three straight. ... RHP Kris Benson, who began the season in Triple-A Reno, will be recalled on Saturday to make his first start for the D-Backs at San Diego. Arizona is Benson's fifth big league team in the last seven seasons.