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PHOENIX -- The Dodgers were going to head back to Los Angeles from a successful road trip regardless of what happened in their series finale against Arizona. To close it out with a dramatic comeback and complete a three-game sweep, they couldnt have scripted it any better. Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis hit consecutive homers in the 14th inning after Ellis tied the game with two outs in the ninth, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat first-place Arizona 7-5 Wednesday night for their first sweep of the Diamondbacks in two years. "For us to walk out of here fighting and grinding the way we did, its going to make for a real fun trip home," Ellis said. Los Angeles won six of its first eight games on the road trip, including the first two against Arizona. The Dodgers closed it out with a flourish. With the Dodgers still in it because of Ellis hit in the ninth off Heath Bell, Ramirez hit the first pitch of the 14th off Josh Collmenter (4-2) just over the wall in right field. Five pitches later, Ellis made it 7-5 with his fourth homer. Kenley Jansen (3-3) pitched the final two innings for the Dodgers, who used all of their position players and had Zack Greinke, Mondays starter, pinch hit in the 10th inning. A team that was 12 games under .500 and 9 1/2 games out of first on June 22, the Dodgers are back to .500 and 1 1/2 games back of the Diamondbacks in the NL West after winning 15 of 18. "Obviously, you want to come in and win a series, but to win three was big for us because its a two-game swing when youre playing them," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said. "I really felt like before we got here, we really got ourselves back into it, where we were in the race and we knew it. This has been icing on the cake." Arizona went through eight pitchers in the 19th game in the majors to go at least 14 innings this season, according to STATS. There were 20 total last season. Aaron Hill homered and drove in two runs, and Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run double for the Diamondbacks, who went seven innings -- until two outs in the 12th -- without a hit. Arizona appeared to be in position for the victory after Bell got two quick outs. But, as has been the case lately, the Diamondbacks couldnt hold the lead. Adrian Gonzalez, who led off the seventh inning with a solo homer, worked a two-out walk off Bell in the ninth inning, then Ramirez moved pinch runner Jerry Hairston to second with a single. Ellis followed with his tying single off Bell, his fifth blown save and the Diamondbacks 19th. "We have to figure out some things so guys can get some outs later in the game," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. The more than five-hour game started with the teams trading leads. Tyler Skaggs had a superb return to Arizonas rotation on Friday, allowing three hits and striking out five in eight scoreless innings against Colorado after being called up from Triple-A Reno. The left-hander wasnt nearly as gd against the Dodgers, giving up a run on Scott Van Slykes sacrifice fly in the fourth inning and a two-run double to Ramirez that put the Dodgers up 3-2 in the fifth. Skaggs then walked two to load the bases, but reliever Will Harris prevented further damage by getting Van Slyke to hit into an inning-ending double play. Skaggs allowed three runs on eight hits in 4 1-3 innings. Hyun-Jin Ryu wasnt much better. He gave up a solo homer to Hill in the first inning and a sacrifice fly to him in the third. Given the lead back, Ryu allowed a pair of one-out singles in the fifth and Goldschmidt followed with his two-run double. Martin Prado made it 5-3 with a run-scoring single. Ryu allowed five runs on seven hits in five innings, the second time in 18 starts hes failed to reach the sixth inning. Gonzalez led off the seventh inning with his 14th homer off David Hernandez to cut Arizonas lead to 5-4, then set the tying run after fouling off five pitches from Bell, whos allowed nine runs his past 11 outings. "I feel really bad because I left everybody down," Bell said. "We definitely should have won that game." Even after Bells blowup, the Diamondbacks had chances, as did the Dodgers. But, with fans falling asleep in the stands, Ramirez and Ellis finally put the Dodgers ahead for gd, sending them home with an exclamation point to their successful road trip. "We might be the only team in baseball not lking forward to the All-Star break," Ellis said. NOTES: Dodgers 2B Skip Schumaker sat out and will not play Thursday after having his two-game suspension upheld by Major League Baseball. He was one of eight people suspended following a bench-clearing brawl against Arizona on June 11. ... The Dodgers Ricky Nolasco and Greinke, who started the series first two games, were the first pair of starting pitchers to go at least a combined 5-for-5 at the plate in consecutive games since Cincinnatis Tim Pugh and John Smiley did it May 6-7, 1994, according to information provided to the Dodgers by the Elias Sports Bureau. ... Wade Miley will pitch for Arizona in the opener of a four-game series against Milwaukee on Thursday. The left-hander won for the first time in a month by allowing a run in eight innings against the Rockies on Saturday. ... RHP Yovani Gallardo, who will start against the Diamondbacks, has allowed 15 earned runs over his past three starts. Nike Air Max Sale Outlet Uk . Mitch Holmberg added a goal and three assists. Connor Chartier also scored for the Chiefs (3-0-0). Luke Harrison spoiled Garrett Hughsons shutout bid with a power-play goal at 13:17 of the third period. The Spokane goaltender finished with 28 saves, including a Brandon Fushimi penalty shot in the second period that would have tied the game 1-1. Nike Air Max Discount Uk . Defencemen Drew Doughty, Shea Weber and forward Ryan Getzlaf also scored for the Canadians, who started their gold-medal defence 2-0. Goalie Roberto Luongo, getting the call in place of Game 1 starter Carey Price, was solid when needed in making 23 saves for the shutout. http://www.airmaxsaleuk.com/ . - Chris Tierney snapped a tie with a power-play goal late in the third period as the London Knights rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Erie Otters 5-3 in Ontario Hockey League action on Wednesday. Nike Air Max Cheap Uk . However, he did make them miss him a little less. Cundiff, who had the unenviable job of replacing Dawson last season, agreed Thursday to a one-year, $1. Cheap Air Max Uk Sale . -- Ryan Blaney provided more evidence that Penske Racings No. LOS ANGELES -- The Latest on a skydivers attempt to jump 25,000 feet into a net (all times local):6:10 p.m.Skydiver Luke Aikins has become the first person to jump from a plane into a net on the ground without the benefit of a parachute.Aikins hit the 100-by-100-ft net perfectly, quickly climbed out of it and walked over to hug his wife, who had been watching with other family members.Just before climbing into a plane to make the jump, Aikins said he had been ordered to wear a parachute but indicated he wouldnt open it.As the plane was climbing to 25,000 feet above the drop zone he said the requirement had been lifted and he tk off the chute.He fell for about two minutes, then flipped onto his back at the last second and landed perfectly to cheers from those gathered to watch.---5:45 p.m.Skydiver Luke Aikins says he learned just hours before his planned attempt to skydive from a plane into a net on the ground that hed have to wear a parachute in order to do it.He says he put it on but hinted strongly that he wouldnt open it.In a live broadcast from the plane hell jump from Aikins says wearing a parachute will make the jump more dangerous because hell have its canister on his back when he hits the net at about 120 mph.Aikins says he heard from the Screen Actors Guild that the jump couldnt go on unless he wore a parachute.The jump is being broadcast live on the Fox network.---50 p.m.Skydiver Luke Aikins says hell be wearing a parachute when he tries to become the first person to land in a net without using one.ddddddddddddAikins revealed about an hour before his scheduled jump Saturday in Simi Valley, California, that the Screen Actors Guild told him the jump cant be done unless he wears a parachute.He didnt elaborate but the jump is being broadcast on Fox television as part of a one-hour TV special.Aikins says he is disappointed because wearing a chute will actually make it harder for him to properly put himself over the 100-ft-by-100-ft net.He didnt say if he plans to actually open the parachute at any point.---7 a.m.Skydiver Luke Aikins figures his next leap into thin air will start pretty much like the thousands that preceded it, only with one small but significant difference.This time when he steps out of a plane at 25,000 feet he wont take his parachute with him.If all goes according to plan, he will land two minutes later in a trawler-like fishing net 20 stories above the ground and about a third the size of a ftball field.His jump is being broadcast live on Fox TV at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday.The 42-year-old daredevil has made 18,000 jumps.Hes done stunts for Ironman 3 and other movies and trained elite skydivers.But on Saturday hell become the first skydiver to go from plane to planet Earth without a parachute. 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