Dodgers' Bullpen Blows Another Late Lead in 9-6 Extra Innings Loss to Rockies

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Trevor Story homered and drove successful the go-ahead tally successful the 10th inning arsenic the Colorado Rockies took vantage of the Dodgers' caller bullpen woes, beating Los Angeles 9-6 Friday night.

Charlie Blackmon added a two-run homer successful the 10th to assistance the Rockies apical Los Angeles for conscionable the 3rd clip successful 11 games this season. Colorado won for the archetypal clip successful 4 games astatine Dodger Stadium.

Pinch-hitter Sam Hilliard's solo location tally successful the ninth disconnected Darien Nunez gave Colorado its archetypal pb of the crippled astatine 6-5.


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The Dodgers tied it astatine 6 successful the bottommost of the ninth connected a bases-loaded locomotion to Justin Turner with nary outs. Daniel Bard (5-5) recovered and escaped the jam by striking retired Will Smith, Sheldon Neuse and AJ Pollock successful succession.

Lucas Gilbreath pitched a scoreless 10th inning for his archetypal vocation save.

Dodgers person Kenley Jansen has blown each of his past 3 prevention opportunities, including 2 consecutive connected Wednesday and Thursday against the San Francisco Giants.

Brusdar Graterol and Nunez were recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City earlier Friday’s game. Graterol was charged with 2 runs successful the eighth earlier Nunez gave up Hilliard’s homer. Jansen was fixed the nighttime off.

The Rockies’ 3 runs successful the 10th inning came against James Sherfy (2-1)

Hilliard’s location tally into the Rockies bullpen successful close tract was his 3rd of the play and the 3rd pinch-hit homer of his career. It came aft Blackmon had an RBI treble disconnected Graterol successful the eighth to get Colorado wrong a tally and Ryan McMahon had a tying azygous disconnected Nunez.

Elias Diaz besides deed a location tally for the Rockies, his eighth.

Turner added a location tally for the Dodgers, portion Cody Bellinger ended an 0-for-25 drought with an RBI treble successful the first. Bellinger near the crippled successful the eighth inning with tightness successful his near hamstring.

David Price went a season-high 5 2/3 innings connected 74 pitches, portion giving up 3 runs connected 4 hits arsenic the Dodgers lefty continued to physique into a starting relation aft starting the play successful the bullpen.


Rockies: RHP Peter Lambert pitched successful a simulated crippled astatine Dodger Stadium. He had Tommy John country past year. … The Rockies are moving person to solution with their COVID-19 issues, arsenic RHPs Jhoulys Chacin and Antonio Senzatela headed to Arizona to statesman shot activities. RHP Yency Almonte and OF Yonathan Daza are expected to get successful Arizona soon. Manager Bud Black was distant from the squad for the past six games, portion archetypal basal manager Ron Gideon is backmost with the team.

Dodgers: RF Mookie Betts, who has not started successful immoderate of the past six games, had further “imaging” done connected his injured close hip, with thing retired of the mean revealed. Betts is expected to miss the play bid with a extremity of returning Monday for the commencement of a bid astatine San Francisco. … INF Max Muncy went connected paternity permission and returned location to Phoenix for the commencement of his archetypal child. He volition miss the bid against the Rockies. … SS Corey Seager, retired since May 15 with a breached close hand, went done pregame agility drills but determination was nary update connected his status.


The Rockies volition nonstop left-hander Kyle Freeland (1-4, 5.36 ERA) to the mound Saturday, portion the Dodgers volition antagonistic with right-hander Tony Gonsolin (1-1, 2.83).

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