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Close call in ninth
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Dodgers 8, Rockies 6
Third-base coach Larry Bowa and James Loney hold a discussion. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
In what looked like an easy win after James Loney's three-run double in the seventh inning, the Dodgers had to sweat the ninth before Jonathan Broxton quashed the Rockies' threat. The Dodgers swept the three-game series and have eight wins in nine tries vs. the Rockies.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (33-15)
Won 3
LA Dodgers 8, Colorado 6   COL
Colorado (18-28)
Lost 3
May 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 0   8 12 0
Colorado
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3   6 7 1
Standings thru 5/27/09  |  Recap: LAD | COL  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Rockies stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 5 1 3 2 0 1 1 .404
Loretta, 3B 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .333
  Belisario, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
  Ohman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hudson, O, 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .347
Loney, 1B 5 0 2 4 0 1 1 .293
Martin, R, C 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .261
Ethier, RF 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 .257
Kemp, CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .296
Castro, Ju, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .385
Kershaw, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .118
  a-Blake, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .307
Totals 35 8 12 7 4 6 15  

a-Struck out for Kershaw in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pierre (10, Jimenez, U), Loney (10, Flores, R).
TB: Hudson, O; Castro, Ju; Pierre 4; Loretta; Ethier 2; Loney 3; Kemp 2.
RBI: Loney 4 (36), Pierre 2 (20), Loretta (8).
2-out RBI: Loney 4; Pierre 2; Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierre; Martin, R; Belisario.
SAC: Kershaw.
GIDP: Castro, Ju, Loney.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ethier (3, 2nd base off Embree/Phillips).

FIELDING
DP: (Loretta-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fowler, CF 3 0 1 0 2 2 1 .266
Tulowitzki, SS 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .227
Helton, 1B 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 .327
Murton, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .278
  b-Hawpe, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333
Spilborghs, RF 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 .273
Atkins, G, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .195
  Corpas, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Flores, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Embree, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Street, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Smith, S, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .272
Barmes, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 3 2 .234
Phillips, C 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .500
Jimenez, U, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
  Stewart, I, 3B 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .187
Totals 31 6 7 5 8 9 13  

a-Tripled for Street in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Murton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Murton (5, Kershaw), Phillips (1, Broxton, J).
3B: Smith, S (2, Ohman).
HR: Spilborghs (4, 4th inning off Kershaw, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Atkins, G; Phillips 2; Murton 2; Spilborghs 5; Smith, S 3; Fowler.
RBI: Spilborghs 2 (22), Smith, S (11), Phillips (1), Helton (32).
2-out RBI: Helton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tulowitzki; Hawpe 2.
SAC: Jimenez, U.
GIDP: Tulowitzki.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Fowler (4, 2nd base by Kershaw/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Jimenez, U (1, missed catch).
DP: 3 (Jimenez, U-Tulowitzki-Helton, Jimenez, U-Barmes, Tulowitzki-Barmes-Helton).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (W, 3-3) 6.0 4 3 3 4 4 1 4.34
Belisario 2.0 1 1 1 1 3 0 2.43
Ohman 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.84
Broxton, J 1.0 1 1 1 3 2 0 1.50
 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jimenez, U (L, 3-6) 6.2 9 5 4 2 5 0 4.37
Corpas 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 6.65
Flores, R 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Embree 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.62
Street 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.26

Belisario pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.
Ohman pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.
Corpas pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Balk: Kershaw.
HBP: Ethier (by Embree).
Pitches-strikes: Kershaw 98-60, Belisario 34-22, Ohman 5-2, Broxton, J 38-23, Jimenez, U 109-64, Corpas 8-3, Flores, R 8-4, Embree 21-11, Street 17-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kershaw 6-3, Belisario 1-1, Ohman 0-0, Broxton, J 1-0, Jimenez, U 11-0, Corpas 0-0, Flores, R 1-0, Embree 1-1, Street 1-0.
Batters faced: Kershaw 24, Belisario 8, Ohman 1, Broxton, J 7, Jimenez, U 28, Corpas 2, Flores, R 2, Embree 6, Street 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 1-1, Broxton, J 1-1, Corpas 2-1, Flores, R 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 3:23.
Att: 22,271.
Venue: Coors Field.
May 27, 2009
May 27, 2009

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