Met mistakes in the field accounted for six unearned runs as the Dodgers salvaged the final game of a four game series, beati

ng New York 8-3 on Sunday night in L.A.

The Mets also made mental errors on the bases, cutting a potential big first inning short.

The Dodgers made two errors of their own, but Clayton Kershaw (6-4) settled in to allow just one earned run on five hits over seven innings.

Mets starter Dillion Gee (5-7) was charged with four runs over six innings, but just two earned.

L.A. got two hits and an RBI each from Dee Gordon and Adam Kennedy. James Loney added a pair of RBI as well.

Ruben Tejada had two of New York's five hits for the game, while Scott Hairston accounted for the team's only RBI.