LA Dodgers 8, Colorado 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, August 19, 2011 8:40 PM
Location - Coors Field
Temperature - 74°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marvin Hudson, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Chris Conroy, Third Base - Brian Runge,
Attendance - 44984

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Dodgers 1 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 10 0
Colorado 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 57-67 31-34 26-33 W2
Colorado 58-68 30-33 28-35 L1

Recap


Rod Barajas homered and had four RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over the host Colorado Rockies on Friday.

Hiroki Kuroda (9-14) allowed two runs and four hits over six innings to beat Colorado for the first time in 10 career starts.

Barajas had a run-scoring single in the second and a three-run homer in the fourth off Jason Hammel (7-12) that gave Los Angeles a 6-0 lead.

Tony Gwynn Jr. also homered for the Dodgers, who moved into a virtual tie with the Rockies for third place in the National League West.

Aaron Miles, James Loney and Matt Kemp added run-scoring singles for the Dodgers.

Kuroda struck out five and walked three while improving his career mark against the Rockies to 1-5. He has won three of his last four starts.

Carlos Gonzalez had a run-scoring single and Todd Helton drove in the other Colorado run on an infield out.

Hammel gave up six runs and six hits in three innings. He has allowed six or more runs in four of his last six starts.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   Colorado
Hiroki Kuroda Player Jason Hammel
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 3.0
5 Strikeouts 1
4 Hits 6
3.00 ERA 18.00
Hitting
LA Dodgers   Colorado
Rod Barajas Player Troy Tulowitzki
2 Hits 2
4 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 10 2 18 .286 14 8 8 5 0 0
Colorado 5 0 8 .156 15 6 2 4 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Colorado will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Rockies have a W/L % of .414 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .433 after a loss.
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