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PHOENIX -- A pair of Dodgers rookies helped Los Angeles continue on its path toward the postseason Saturday night. Gerald Everett Rams Jersey .Brock Stewart pitched five effective innings and got help from the bullpen, and Corey Seager set the club record for hits by rookie in a season as the NL West leaders beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2.It starts with Brock. We let him know (Friday) he was going to start. For a young player to adjust and be ready to pitch in a major league ballgame and get guys out says a lot about him, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.The Dodgers ended the day with a five-game division lead over San Francisco, which lost to St. Louis.Joc Pederson hit a two-run homer, his seventh in 13 games against Arizona this season. He lined a 3-2 pitch from Shelby Miller (2-12) far over the pool in right field at Chase Field in a three-run fourth.Stewart (2-2) beat the Diamondbacks on Sept. 7 at Dodger Stadium for his first big league win. The 24-year-old earned another victory, giving up two runs and five hits while striking out six and walking one.Im very happy theyre giving me these opportunities, Stewart said. Im just happy I can help this team win. Thats what its all about at this level, getting wins. Im glad its been working out lately.Five Los Angeles relievers shut out the Diamondbacks on one hit over four innings. The five combined to strike out seven.Seager tripled and scored on Justin Turners sacrifice fly in the Dodgers first. He got the rookie hit record of 181 with a ninth-inning single, passing Steve Saxs 180 hits in 1982.Its very impressive, obviously with all the rookies of the year that weve had in the Dodger organization, Roberts said. No surprise. I think theres going to be Dodgers records I foresee from Corey.Jean Segura homered in the Arizona first to tie it. He has three leadoff homers in the past five games and 17 on the season.With two on and none out in the fourth, Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo retrieved a pitch that got away and tried to throw out Adrian Gonzalez at third, but the toss sailed into left field and let a run score.Pederson followed with his 23rd home run of the season.The leadoff walk (to Gonzalez) was obviously a killer when Joc hit the homer, Miller said. Thought I made a good pitch on the home run, too, it was down and in. Right where I was trying to hit my spot and he just basically got a good swing on it. Tough outing.Chase Utley doubled twice for the Dodgers and Josh Reddick had three hits.Miller allowed four runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings and hasnt won in the majors since June 20.Castillo homered in the fourth. The Diamondbacks almost scored more, but another youngster, Dodgers left fielder Andrew Toles, threw out Yasmany Tomas at the plate.CATCHER CALLUPThe Diamondbacks brought up catcher Oscar Hernandez from Double-A Mobile before the game. He had gone home to Venezuela after his minor league season ended.TRAINERS ROOMDodgers: Closer Kenley Jansen was dealing with some inflammation in his right wrist, but still struck out three in the ninth for his 46th save. ... C Yasmani Grandal got the day off due to sore right elbow, which Roberts said has bothered him for some time. ... LHP Brett Anderson, who has been on the disabled list with a blister on his left index finger, is scheduled to be activated when the team returns to Los Angeles after this weekend.Diamondbacks: Pitcher Rubby De La Rosa might not be shut down from major league games for the rest of the season. Manager Chip Hale said De La Rosa needs to show good velocity in simulated games before he can return. ... OF A.J. Pollock, out with a groin injury for the past week, could return to action in the final week of the season when the team is in Washington. Arizonas last road series is Sept. 26-29 at the Nationals.UP NEXTDodgers: RHP Jose De Leon (2-0) is set for the third start of his major league career. He has 12 strikeouts and two walks in his first two starts.Diamondbacks: RHP Robbie Ray (8-13) faces the Dodgers Sunday. Hes 3-3 in seven career starts against LA. John Johnson Jersey . According to a report from the Winnipeg Free Press, the Bombers will name Acting GM Kyle Walters to the post full time. Gerald Everett Womens Jersey . The home side created most of the chances but struggled to break down Braunschweigs resilient defence, resulting in the Bundesligas 1,000th scoreless draw. http://www.laramsfootballshops.com/john-johnson-jersey/ . Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter. MINNEAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves had a combined record of 5-16 heading into their game on Thursday night, which may not seem an ideal matchup to be featured on TNT.But the network folks understand that these two long-suffering franchises boast some of the most intriguing young talent in the league. And the Timberwolves showed just how much further along they are in the rebuilding process.Andrew Wiggins had 35 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead the Timberwolves to a 110-86 victory over the 76ers.Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Gorgui Dieng added 12 points and 10 boards for the Wolves (4-7). The Wolves shot 50.6 percent and avoided the poor third quarter that had plagued them this season.I think that theyre a lot further ahead for all the obvious reasons, and its not a lack of respect or disservice to our guys at all, Sixers coach Brett Brown said. This group that youre looking at played with each other all last year, many, many, many, many games together.Joel Embiid had 10 points and 10 rebounds in 23 minutes after sitting out the front end of Philadelphias back-to-back on Wednesday night. Dario Saric led the way with 16 points, but the 76ers lost their 21st straight road game.Theyre young and theyre still going to get better, and thats where weve got to get to, Embiid said. When you learn how to play with each other, its easier to play.Wiggins made 14 of 20 shots, including 3 of 6 3-pointers. The Wolves had been outscored by a league-worst 91 points in 10 third quarters this season, but they led by 28 at halftime on Thursday night, rendering a minus-1 in this game moot.At times last year I would drift to the corner and stay there, Wiggins said. Im just being more active. My awareness is higher. Im doing more.In a matchup of two of the best young big men in the league, Towns blew past Embiid to throw down a ferocious dunk in the fourth quarter to get the crowd on its feet. He made 12 of 18 shots.TIP-INS76ers: The last time the Sixers won a road gamee was Jan. Cooper Kupp Womens Jersey. 20 at Orlando. ... Nik Stauskas had 13 points and five rebounds. ... Philly scored just 33 points on 31 percent shooting, tied for its lowest scoring output of the season.Timberwolves: Wiggins entered the game leading the NBA in 3-point shooting at 55 percent. ... F Shabazz Muhammad (sore right knee) and G/F Brandon Rush (right big toe) were both out again.NERVOUS FANSEmbiid missed the first two seasons after being drafted because of foot problems, and even in visiting arenas there is an audible gasp every time the 7-foot center falls to the court. He got tangled with Ricky Rubio early in the first quarter and appeared to be clutching his left ankle as he went to the bench. He was able to return in the second quarter, much to the relief of NBA fans everywhere.He waited so long to actually play and now hes dominating, said Wiggins, who was college teammates with Embiid at Kansas. Hes playing short minutes, but hes still getting numbers and playing really good.Embiid hit the deck again in the fourth when Wolves forward Adreian Payne threw him down while wrestling for a rebound. Payne was given a technical foul.GOOD CROWDThe Wolves announced attendance of 16,866, easily the largest of the year. It came one game after the arena was half-empty for a game against Charlotte. The low attendance early has been a troubling sign for an organization that was hoping to turn the corner this season.The Wolves targeted this game and select others to cluster their group tickets in hopes of padding attendance. They also offered season ticket holders two free additional tickets to the game to try to get more fans, which have been slow to spend their money this season thanks to Minnesotas 3-7 start, out to the game.UP NEXT76ers: Head back home to host Phoenix on Saturday.Timberwolves: Hit the road after a four-game home stand to face Memphis for the third time already this season. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '