Walk, walk, walk. Maybe the
And yet with
The freebie routine failing, they returned to what they've done best this season on offensive -- slug a home run. It can make things so simple.
This time it was
The Dodgers lead the majors in home runs with 48. Turner has two pinch hits this season, both for homers.
Turner pinch-hit and blasted a shot to the deepest part of mammoth Coors Field to give the Dodgers a 7-5 lead. Maybe the Rockies were thinking they should not have done such a masterful job of removing the morning snow to allow Sunday's game to be played. It was his fifth homer of the season.
Paco Rodriguez walked for the third time, was singled to third by
The Dodgers were up 2-0 in the fourth when the Rockies scored five times against Kershaw, who failed for the fourth time to win his 100th career game.
Kershaw lasted 5 2/3 innings, throwing 110 pitches. He was charged for five runs on eight hits and four walks. Only one of the hits was for extra bases, and that was not involved in Colorado’s scoring, but his control was still off from the
He left the game with the bases loaded in the sixth, and Pedro Baez struck out
The bullpen continued to reward Mattingly's faith the rest of the day. Baez, Adam Liberatore and Yimi Garcia holding the Rockies scoreless over the final 3 1/3 innings. Baez (1-0) earned his first career victory.
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