Dodgers Get Past Rockies, 9-6

Chris Iannetta - Joe Mahoney/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta loses the ball as Manny Machado of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores in the first inning of the Dodgers 9-6 win on Sunday at Coors Field. (Photo: Joe Mahoney/Getty Images)


The Colorado Rockies had the chance to put a little distance between themselves and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the N.L. West.

The Dodgers would have none of it as they defeated the Rockies, 9-6, on Sunday at Coors Field. In the process, the Dodgers took two out of three games in the series and trail the Rockies by only a half-game.

Los Angeles got the offense going early, scoring two runs in the each of the first two innings.

The Dodgers added two more runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to keep the Rockies at arm's length.

Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon hit two home runs in the loss. Nolan Arenado also homered for the Rockies, his first since August 24.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES LOSS HERE

The Rockies start a four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday at Coors Field. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

With the Dodgers win over the Rockies and the Diamondbacks 9-5 loss to the Braves on Sunday, here are the updated N.L. West standings.

N.L. West through 9/9/18

Postgame comments from Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado.

 

Postgame comments from Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon.

 

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Tyler Anderson.

 

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

 
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