Clayton Kershaw's pitch total made Wednesday's outing a little short. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
By David Ely / MLB.com
Wednesday featured a rubber match of all rubber matches, but when the dust settled, Rafael Furcal had rewarded Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers' staff -- which combined to toss nine shutout innings -- with his pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth to send Los Angeles past Colorado in a hotly contested finale duel.
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