Ryne Sandberg’s first win as a major league manager came with some help from the opposition.
Carlos Ruiz had four hits and the Phillies benefited from two ninth-inning errors by shortstop Hanley Ramirez to beat the Dodgers, 3-2, Sunday in Philadelphia, giving Sandberg his first victory and ending Los Angeles’ 10-game winning streak.
Shut out by the Dodgers in each of Sandberg’s first two games since taking over for the fired Charlie Manuel, the Phillies snapped a four-game skid and won for only the fifth time in 26 games.
It was just the second loss in the last 21 road games for the Dodgers. Los Angeles is still 42-9 in its last 51 games. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.