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Andre Ethier hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 Tuesday.
Ethier, hitting .440, had an RBI grounder in the first and broke a 3-all tie in the sixth when he homered into the right-field bullpen off Marco Estrada.
Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley gave up three runs and five hits in 4 2-3 innings, including a two-run homer by Brooks Conrad.
Brewers starter Chris Narveson allowed three runs and seven hits in four innings.
Los Angeles took a 3-0 lead in the first when Dee Gordon led off with a triple, James Loney had an RBI double and Mark Ellis singled in a run.
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