Dodgers Rally Late to Win Sixth Straight

Randy Wolf pitched five scoreless innings for the Dodgers, but unfortunately for L.A., he went six total. The first inning was the toughest, as Wolf gave up three runs before his teammates even took the plate. But the Dodgers got on the board eventually, and behind a four-run seventh inning and some solid late inning relief from Jonathan Broxton, L.A. won its sixth in a row by a final of 4-3 over the Rockies.

Guillermo Mota got the win in this one, but Broxton is the one who deserves all the credit. Mota got his first victory as a Dodger since 2004, and retired the three batters he faced in the top of the seventh. L.A. then put up four runs in the bottom half of the inning, the capper being an RBI single from Mark Loretta that gave the Dodgers the lead for good at 4-3.

Hong Chi Kuo was on the mound to start the eighth for the Dodgers, and promptly loaded the bases with one out. That's where Broxton came in -- he struck out the next two batters, and got out of the jam with L.A.'s one-run lead still intact.

Broxron continued his dominance in the ninth, getting a groundout and two strikeouts to secure the Dodgers' sixth win in a row.

Manny Ramirez singled home the Dodgers' first run of the game, which ended his RBI drought that he'd been experiencing over his last five. The Rockies are the only team Ramirez has never homered against, although he's had only 47 at-bats to attempt to do so.

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