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Penny goes five innings in final tuneup

Penny goes five innings in final tuneup

ANGELS 4, DODGERS 2
at Anaheim
Saturday, March 31

Angels at the plate: Gary Matthews' doubles in the first and third innings led the Angels starters. Robb Quinlan, who replaced Casey Kotchman in the fifth inning, had a single and a double and scored the Angels' fourth run.

Dodgers at the plate: Matt Kemp and Ramon Martinez had two hits each -- two singles for Kemp, a single and a double for Martinez. Consecutive singles by James Loney, Kemp and Wilson Betemit in the first inning highlighted the Dodgers' two-run rally.

Angels on the mound: Starter Joe Saunders went four innings, giving up two runs, both earned, on nine hits with no strikeouts and no walks.

Dodgers on the mound: Starter Brad Penny pitched five innings and surrendered three runs, two earned, while allowing seven hits, striking out one, walking one, and hitting a batter.

Spring Training records: Angels 19-13; Dodgers 17-16-1.

Up next: The Dodgers open the 2007 season by visiting the Milwaukee Brewers at 11:05 a.m. PT on Monday, sending right-hander Derek Lowe against Milwaukee right-hander Ben Sheets.

Ted Brock is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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