By Annie Ross

The Philly connection and phenom Corey Seager helped the Dodgers down the Diamondbacks, 4-1, last night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 46,364.

The victory snapped the Dodgers’ four-game losing streak and lowered their Magic Number for clinching the National League West to six with 11 games to play.

Jimmy Rollins (above), starting for the first time since Sept. 6 because of a bruised knuckle, began the Dodgers’ rally in the eighth with a leadoff bunt single. Pinch-hitter Ronald Torreyes’ bunt sacrificed him to second and he scored on Chase Utley’s double off the wall.

Seager added a two-run homer into the right-field seats just inside the foul pole and the Dodgers suddenly had a three-run lead.

The early scoring came quickly.

Utley, back at second base, was placed in the leadoff spot and ripped a solo home run off Chase Anderson. It was the seventh time this season a Dodger has led off a game with a home run, but the first time for Utley in his 13-year career. Until coming to the Dodgers, however, he’d only led off two times.

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