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Dodgers falling fast
Rockies 9, Dodgers 4
Derek Lowe sits in the dugout after giving up six runs on eight hits and five walks. (AP)
 LaRoche's homer
Derek Lowe faltered in Colorado, using 55 pitches in the first two frames en route to what would become three-plus innings of work. The righty, who was coming off two consecutive quality starts, couldn't help the Dodgers snap their untimely losing streak, which reached five games.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (79-74)
Lost 5
Colorado 9, LA Dodgers 4   COL
Colorado (81-72)
Won 5
September 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0   4 7 0
Colorado
0 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 X   9 14 0
Standings thru 9/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Rockies Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4000000.293
Abreu, SS4010010.266
Loney, 1B4000001.324
Kent, 2B3110100.298
Gonzalez, LF3001101.277
Martin, C3110111.297
Ethier, RF3122111.289
LaRoche, 3B4121002.213
Lowe, P1000003.105
  Stults, P0000000.364
  a-Hillenbrand, PH1000001.251
  Hendrickson, P0000000.038
  b-Sweeney, PH1000010.248
  Meloan, P0000000.000
  c-Saenz, PH1000011.189
Totals324744511 

a-Hit into a double play for Stults in the 5th. b-Struck out for Hendrickson in the 7th. c-Struck out for Meloan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kent (35, Jimenez).
HR: Ethier (13, 7th inning off Jimenez, 1 on, 1 out), LaRoche (1, 7th inning off Herges, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Abreu; Kent 2; Martin; Ethier 5; LaRoche 5.
RBI: Gonzalez (67), Ethier 2 (63), LaRoche (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowe 2.
GIDP: Loney.
Team LOB: 5.

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B3130100.297
  Carroll, 2B1100002.220
Tulowitzki, SS4223112.294
Holliday, LF4113123.339
Helton, 1B3220200.316
Atkins, 3B5120025.295
Hawpe, RF4023115.279
Spilborghs, CF4010103.299
  Julio, P0000000.000
Iannetta, C5110027.212
Jimenez, P4000023.095
  Herges, P0000000.000
  Hawkins, P0000000.000
  a-Koshansky, PH1000012.111
  Sullivan, CF0000000.317
Totals38914971132 

a-Struck out for Hawkins in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tulowitzki (29, Lowe), Atkins (33, Lowe), Hawpe (28, Lowe), Spilborghs (13, Meloan).
HR: Holliday (36, 2nd inning off Lowe, 2 on, 2 out), Tulowitzki (22, 7th inning off Meloan, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Matsui 3; Tulowitzki 6; Holliday 4; Helton 2; Atkins 3; Hawpe 3; Spilborghs 2; Iannetta.
RBI: Tulowitzki 3 (90), Holliday 3 (131), Hawpe 3 (101).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki; Holliday 3; Hawpe 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hawpe 2; Spilborghs; Iannetta 2; Jimenez; Carroll 2.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
PB: Iannetta (4).
DP: 2 (Tulowitzki-Matsui-Helton, Jimenez-Helton).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe (L, 12-13)3.08665513.93
Stults 1.00001104.36
Hendrickson 2.04110105.26
Meloan 2.02221416.23
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jimenez (W, 4-4)6.15333114.14
Herges 0.21110113.63
Hawkins 1.00001103.31
Julio 1.01000205.22

Lowe pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

WP: Stults.
HBP: Carroll (by Meloan).
Pitches-strikes: Lowe 85-44, Stults 19-9, Hendrickson 33-22, Meloan 41-23, Jimenez 101-62, Herges 7-6, Hawkins 20-12, Julio 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lowe 3-1, Stults 0-2, Hendrickson 2-3, Meloan 1-1, Jimenez 10-8, Herges 1-0, Hawkins 1-1, Julio 0-1.
Batters faced: Lowe 22, Stults 4, Hendrickson 10, Meloan 10, Jimenez 25, Herges 3, Hawkins 4, Julio 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Stults 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 23,147.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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