Louis Coleman

Dodgers relievers are meeting the challenge

Dodgers relievers are meeting the challenge

Once the padded door swung open, activity in the Dodgers bullpen never stopped. Arms stretched, warmup pitches popped into the bullpen catcher’s mitt and four relievers eventually jogged from the left-field corner to the mound.

It all looked routine, if not rehearsed.

The result was three innings to finish a shutout of the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, another solid performance from a bullpen on which the Dodgers have been leaning a lot.

“Everyone knows what they’re being asked to do, man,” Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen said Saturday. “Whether it’s three innings we need to get done, or four, or two, there’s some idea of...