Colorado Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood works against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday (photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
They love L.A. A lot.
The Colorado Rockies finished off a big three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with an 8-0 win on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
Tyler Chatwood worked five scoreless innings, allowing five hits and two walks while striking out five. He picked up his first win since June 8 against the Cubs.
The Rockies broke the game open with a five-run eighth inning. Mark Reynolds highlighted the inning with a grand slam. Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story also homered for the Rockies.
The Rockies swept a four-game series at Dodger Stadium for only the second time in their history. The only other four-game sweep of the Dodgers in Los Angeles was in the Rockies' inaugural season of 1993. It's the Rockies third-ever four-game sweep of the Dodgers.
The Dodgers have lost ten consecutive games and 15 of their last 16.
The Rockies now travel to Phoenix for a four-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Game one is Monday night at 7:05 p.m. MDT on 630 KHOW.
Arizona is five games ahead of Colorado in the race for the first National League wild card spot. The Rockies, in turn, have a three game lead over the Cardinals and Brewers for the second N.L. wild card.
Rockies catcher Tony Wolters spoke with KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel after the win.
Postgame comments from Rockies first baseman Mark Reynolds.
Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.