LOS ANGELES -- Mark Hendrickson pitched seven strong innings, Julio Lugo provided the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night for their 13th victory in 14 games.
Jeff Kent had a solo homer to help the NL West-leading Dodgers move 1 1/2 games ahead San Diego and Arizona, tied for second. Houston beat the Padres 4-2, and Miami defeated the Diamondbacks 4-1.
San Francisco has lost three straight and 14 of 17.
Barry Bonds went 1-for-1, walked three times and singled home the Giants' second run. He has been stuck for a week on career home run No. 723 in his chase for Hank Aaron's record of 755. The slugger's last homer, his 15th of the year, was Aug. 4 at home against Colorado.
Mike Stanton (3-6) started the eighth for the Giants, faced two batters and gave up hits to both -- a double to J.D. Drew and a single to Andre Ethier, who extended his hitting streak to 15 games.
Lugo followed with a sacrifice fly to center off Brian Wilson.
Hendrickson gave up two runs and scattered 10 hits in seven innings. He walked four and struck out three. Brett Tomko (8-6) pitched a perfect eighth inning, and Jonathan Broxton pitched the ninth for his second save in four chances.
Bonds drove in Omar Vizquel from third on a sharp single to left in the fifth inning to tie it at 2. The RBI, Bonds' 49th of the year, gave him 1,902 for his career, one behind his godfather, Willie Mays, who is seventh on the career list.
The Dodgers had taken a 2-1 lead on Kent's 11th home run, leading off the fourth inning against Noah Lowry.
Lowry allowed two runs and six hits in 6 2-3 innings.
Hendrickson walked Bonds on four pitches to start the second inning and Ray Durham followed with a single. A fielder's choice grounder put runners at the corners, but the right-hander struck out Pedro Feliz and Eliezer Alfonzo.
Hendrickson walked Bonds to load the bases in the third after getting ahead of him 0-2. Durham followed with another single that drove in Randy Winn and tied it at 1. But Hendrickson minimized the damage by retiring Shea Hillenbrand on a popout.
Durham also singled after Hendrickson walked Bonds with two outs in the seventh, but Ethier threw Durham out at second trying to stretch his hit into a double.
Los Angeles had taken a 1-0 lead on Nomar Garciaparra's sacrifice fly in the first. Rafael Furcal led off with a double into the right-field corner, went to third on Kenny Lofton's sacrifice bunt and scored on Garciaparra's fly to center.
Notes: San Francisco manager Felipe Alou said he is taking RHP Jamey Wright out of the rotation. Wright has lost seven of his last eight decision and is 6-10 overall, with a 5.18 ERA. RHP Brad Hennessey will come out of the bullpen to join the rotation and start Monday, which was Wright's scheduled spot, against San Diego. Hennessey is 4-2 with a 2.93 ERA in 25 appearances, including six starts. ... Bonds has gone 17 at-bats without homering. ... Los Angeles was 7 1/2 games behind division leader San Diego on July 26, then the Dodgers began an 11-game winning streak.<