Dodgers' Uribe hits 3 HRs for 1st time in career

LOS ANGELES (AP) Juan Uribe homered in his first three trips to the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

He reached on an infield single in the seventh inning to finish 4 for 4.

It was his first three-homer game.

Uribe sent a 2-0 pitch off Randall Delgado into the left field pavilion in the second inning, giving the Dodgers their fourth set of back-to-back homers this season. Andre Ethier led off the inning with a drive to center field.

Uribe went deep again off Delgado on a full count in the third, giving him his 10th multihomer game and first since Sept. 23, 2010. Uribe the homered on reliever Eury De La Rosa's first pitch of the fifth. Uribe has 10 homers this season.

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