Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 5/27/13
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Hairston Jr.'s RBI single scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Adrian Gonzalez went 4 for 4 and scored four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Angels 8-7 Monday night in the Freeway Series opener. The Angels' season-high eight-game winning streak ended after they blew a five-run lead in the first of two games at Dodger Stadium before the series shifts to Anaheim for two more. Hairston was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day. He was 0 for 2 with a strikeout before he singled off Robert Coello (1-1) with two outs. After Matt Kemp struck out for the third time, Gonzalez singled and Scott Van Slyke struck out before pinch-hitter Andre Ethier walked to set up Hairston. Ronald Belisario (3-4) faced one batter in the seventh and got an inning-ending, double-play grounder from Hank Conger to earn the victory. Brandon League pitched the ninth for his 11th save in 13 chances. Kemp's hitting woes continued a day after he was left out of the starting lineup in a 5-3 loss to St. Louis. The Dodgers slugger was booed heavily as he went hitless in five at-bats with four strikeouts. Trailing 8-7, the Angels had the potential tying run at first base with two outs in the eighth. Mike Trout flied out to right field on a hit-and-run play and Erick Aybar raced back to first. Gonzalez caught Ethier's throw wide of the bag and lunged to tag Aybar as he ran past, doubling him off first. Aybar slammed his helmet into the dirt after first base umpire Paul Emmel signaled out, believing Gonzalez had missed the tag. Aybar and first base coach Alfredo Griffin began arguing with Emmel as Angels manager Mike Scioscia rushed out to join them. Scioscia pushed Aybar out of the way and engaged in an animated debate with Emmel. Scioscia retreated to the dugout, and the replay was inconclusive. The Angels tied the game 7-all in the seventh on Howie Kendrick's RBI single. Van Slyke's tying RBI double capped a four-run fifth for the Dodgers before A.J. Ellis' sacrifice fly put them ahead 7-6 in the sixth. The Angels took a 6-1 lead with three runs in the fourth on Aybar's RBI double, Trout's RBI triple into the left-field corner and Albert Pujols' sacrifice fly to deep center. The anticipated pitching duel between Angels lefty C.J. Wilson and Zack Greinke against his old team for the first time fizzled, with neither figuring in the decision. Wilson gave up six runs and nine hits in 4 2-3 innings, struck out four and walked none. Greinke allowed six runs -- four earned -- and 10 hits in four-plus innings. He struck out two and walked one. Considered the top arm on the free-agent market last winter, the right-hander signed a 147 million, six-year deal to switch Los Angeles teams. NOTES: The clubs combined for 11 doubles, a Dodger Stadium record. ... The Angels fell to 20-31 on Memorial Day. ... The Angels are 13-6 in the last 19 games against the Dodgers and 9-4 in the last 13 in Los Angeles. ... The Dodgers optioned SS Dee Gordon to Triple-A Albuquerque. He batted .175 with five steals, a homer and eight RBIs in 19 games with the Dodgers.
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