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Dodgers Avoid Sweep in Colorado With 10-6 Win Over Rockies

Corey Seager hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers finally vanquished a left-handed starter, beating the Rockies, 10-6, to avoid the sweep in Colorado.

The monkey is off their back. 

Corey Seager hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers finally vanquished a left-handed starter, beating the Rockies, 10-6, to avoid the sweep in Colorado. 

Through a blistering wind, like a leviathan, the Dodgers dodged trash and other debris on the field to score seven runs with two outs in order to beat the Rockies at Coors Field for the first time this year.

It was the 98th time the Dodgers have defeated the Rockies at Coors Field, more than any other visiting team in Rockies franchise history. 

Seager was 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored, Justin Turner had two RBI and second baseman Logan Forsythe was 3-for-5 with two runs scored. 

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Kenta Maeda (1-1) pitched five shaky innings and allowed four runs, including a two-run homer to Charlie Blackmon, before turning it over to the bullpen.

The Dodgers' relievers shut down the Rockies until the ninth, when Kenley Jansen gave up two runs before closing it out.

Tyler Anderson (1-1) took the loss for the Rockies, who had their three-game winning streak stopped. The lefty allowed five runs in five innings.

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Up Next:

The Dodgers go from a mighty wind, to the windy city, where they will take on the World Series Champion, Chicago Cubs on Monday at 5:10PM PST. Alex Wood will pitch opposite Jon Lester. 

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