LOS ANGELES (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a sizable, tiebreaking dwelling traipse leading off the sixth inning, and the Colorado Rockies defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Friday evening.
After striking out twice, Cron sent a 482-foot shot off Andre Jackson subsequent to the bar seating above the Dodgers bullpen in left discipline for his main league-leading 30th RBI in August and his 23rd homer of the season.
The Rockies improved to 16-47 on the boulevard in a game in which the full runs came on homers.
“We’re out right here looking to ruin some individuals’s seasons,” Rockies starter Kyle Freeland talked about.
The Dodgers missed a gamble to gain flooring on NL West-leading San Francisco and remained 2 1/2 video games behind the Giants, who lost 6-5 at Atlanta. The Dodgers had received 16 of 18 coming in.
Mookie Betts had a leadoff single in the ninth after going hitless in his first three at-bats and moved up on a wild pitch from Carlos Estévez, who then bore down. Pinch-hitter Max Muncy struck out swinging, and Corey Seager and AJ Pollock took known as third strikes to cease the sport. The umpiring crew became booed walking off the discipline.
“That inning didn’t imprint us the sport,” Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts talked about. “Punching 12 occasions, no longer a shuffle, no longer a handsome efficiency offensively. We genuinely didn’t invent anything.”
Estévez earned the save.
“I kind of felt I became ultimate there with Este, grinding with him,” Freeland talked about. “Each person is aware of how the Dodgers can obtain rolling on the fall of a hat, and Este did a mammoth job shutting that down.”
Elias Díaz homered leading off the ninth, eluding a leaping Pollock on the wall in left and extending Colorado’s lead to 4-2.
“We swung the batts magnificent well and we pitched outstanding,” Rockies supervisor Bud Unlit talked about.
Díaz got traipse down by his contain first baseman in the third. The Colorado catcher became tracking Justin Turner’s popup come the plate when Cron came charging in and struck Díaz in the leg.
The grimacing Díaz went down on all fours after he made the expend. He walked slowly off to cease the inning, but stayed in the sport.
Charlie Blackmon hit a two-traipse homer in the main off opener Brusdar Graterol, giving Colorado a 2-0 lead. It became the main homer allowed this season by Graterol.
The Dodgers tied the sport at 2 in the third on solo photos by Will Smith and Trea Turner. Smith’s 21st homer hit the left-discipline terrifying pole. Turner’s occupation-high 20th homer landed in the decrease left-discipline seats with two outs.
The Dodgers’ offense generated lawful four totally different hits: an infield single by Seager, two singles by Smith and Betts’ single.
Freeland (5-6) allowed two runs and 4 hits in six innings. The left-hander struck out seven and walked none. He retired his first seven batters whereas improving to 4-0 in his final five starts.
“I fancy pitching right here, I fancy taking wins from these guys, I fancy beating them in their very contain park,” Freeland talked about.
Jackson (1-1) gave up one traipse and 4 hits in 4 2/3 innings. The splendid-hander struck out two and walked none.
Graterol pitched the main inning sooner than turning it over to Jackson, who became recalled from Low-A Rancho Cucamonga earlier in the day. Jackson became optioned to the minors a day after making his main league debut on Aug. 16 against Pittsburgh.
Rockies: INF Trevor Fable got the damage day after aggravating a left leg injury two days earlier against the Cubs. He may perchance perchance perhaps return to the lineup on Saturday.
Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw (left elbow inflammation) threw his 2nd bullpen session of the week and may perchance perchance perhaps merely contain one other one on Monday. “He’s soundless no longer ripping it 100 percent, but it became a certain day for Clayton,” supervisor Dave Roberts talked about. … Muncy didn’t originate for a 2nd straight game with inspire tightness, but he pinch hit in the ninth.
Rockies: RH Jon Grey (7-10, 4.13 ERA) has lost four straight starts and allowed 15 runs in 20 innings during that stretch, resulting in a 6.75 ERA.
Dodgers: LH David Tag (4-2, 3.82) has thrown over 50 pitches in each of his final four starts. He’s coming off a loss to the Mets in his final originate, allowing three runs and three hits in four innings.
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