Phoenix, AZ – Nathan Eovaldi threw six innings for his first win of the year and Elian Herrera clubbed his first major league homer, as the Dodgers beat Arizona, 4-1, to start a four-game series.
Scott Van Slyke also went deep for the NL West leaders, who have won three in a row.
Eovaldi (1-5) scattered five hits and gave up a run to post just his second major league triumph. The 22-year-old right-hander picked up a win in his first career appearance, Aug. 6, 2011, but was winless over his next 16 outings.
Scott Elbert and Ronald Belisario each threw a perfect inning and Kenley Jansen struck out the side in the ninth to earn his 15th save.
Stephen Drew knocked in the lone run for the Diamondbacks, losers of a season- high six in a row.
Wade Miley (9-5) was charged with eight hits and four runs over 6 2/3 frames to have his four-start home winning streak snapped.