There's little question the Dodgers enjoy making themselves at home in Denver. It might as well come with healing hot springs. They bring their struggles to Colorado and leave feeling all better.
They arrived Monday a struggling offensive team and left having driven balls all over Coors Field, hitting four home runs before finally settling for an 11-4 victory at Coors Field.
Their night’s 11 runs and 18 hits were more than they managed all weekend in three games in St. Louis. The
Ethier and Rollins both hit solo homers in the second inning, but after
They broke the game open in the sixth, sending 12 batters to the plate to account for six runs. Ethier tripled and scored the go-ahead run on an
That ended the night for Kendrick (2-7, 6.55 ERA). Trailing by two runs, the Rockies called on left-hander
Kendrick singled in one more run in the sixth before adding a three-run homer in the eighth to leave the Dodgers up 11-2.
Kershaw (4-3) went seven innings for his second consecutive strong start, allowing the two runs on five hits and a walk, striking out seven.
The Dodgers are now 3-0 at Coors Field this season and 8-2 overall against the Rockies. The Dodgers went 13-6 against the Rockies last year.