A night that should have centered on Joc Pederson’s fifth home run in as many games turned into an unwanted duel of diminishing bullpens Wednesday in Denver.
In these contests, last bullpen up loses.
And so the Dodgers, who had rallied for four runs against Colorado's relievers to take a two-run lead, saw it all come undone in a dismal ninth inning that was disturbingly devoid of closer Kenley Jansen.
The Rockies rallied for a 7-6 victory, scoring one run on a bases-loaded walk by Yimi Garcia, a passed ball by Yasmani Grandal and then finally a Nolan Arenado sacrifice fly.
All while Jansen was nowhere to be seen. There had been no mention of Jansen being injured....