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Dodgers get the message? They roll over slumping Rockies, 7-2
Dodgers get the message? They roll over slumping Rockies, 7-2

Maybe the Dodgers got their irate manager’s message, maybe they were simply due or, just maybe, they met a team in even worse disarray. In their first game since Manager  Don Mattingly publicly criticized his team’s play, the Dodgers responded Friday with a 7-2 victory over the Rockies at Coors Field. It was hardly a perfect endeavor, but behind the pitching of Hyun-Jin Ryu and the hitting of Dee Gordon, the Dodgers jumped to a 6-0 lead over the Rockies, who have now lost eight consecutive games. Mattingly lamented his team’s selfish play before the Dodgers finished a 4-6 homestand, and he said after they managed only two hits in a 2-1 loss to the Chicago White...

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