The Colorado Rockies scored six unanswered runs from the sixth inning on against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night, but it wasn't enough. Colorado came up one run short. The Dodgers improved to 17-7 on the season by defeating the Rockies 7-6 at Coors Field.
L.A. used first inning home runs from Dee Gordon and Andre Ethier to build a quick 4-0 lead. Catcher A.J. Ellis would homer in the third and fifth innings to make it 7-0 Dodgers until Colorado started its scoring run.
Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin allowed 11 hits and seven runs (all earned) in 4.2 innings while striking out three and walking four.
Carlos Gonzalez and Tyler Colvin each homered for Colorado in the loss.
The defeat drops Colorado to 11-12.
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