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Dodgers' winning streak ends at five in 3-0 loss to Rockies
Dodgers' winning streak ends at five in 3-0 loss to Rockies

Colorado called up pitcher Juan Nicasio from the minors to start Friday’s matchup against the streaking Dodgers, who had won 16 of the last 19 games and five in a row. Instead of looking as if he was thrown into the fire, Nicasio brought it, outdueling Dodgers All-Star Clayton Kershaw in a 3-0 victory for the Rockies. Nicasio threw seven shutout innings and kept Dodgers hitters off balance the entire night, limiting them to four hits. The Dodgers came into Friday with double-digit hits in their last four games, while the Rockies had lost five of their last seven. The loss drops the Dodgers to 46-46 and 2 1/2 games behind first-place Arizona after the Diamondbacks beat Milwaukee,...

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