Barnes, Rockies End 8-Game Skid, Top Dodgers In 10
DENVER (AP)– Brandon Barnes hit a winning triple off the center-field wall in the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 Saturday.
Gordon left in the fourth inning because of discomfort in his right hip and was listed as day to day.
Puig was day to day with a strained right hip flexor. He walked in the fifth, slid hard into second on a double-play grounder and didn’t take the field in the bottom half.
Franklin Morales (4-4) pitched 1 1-3 scoreless innings.
The Dodgers fell to 3-8 in extra innings this season while the Rockies improved to 3-3.
Trailing 3-0, the Dodgers scored four times in the seventh and chased Jhoulys Chacin.
Matt Kemp drew a leadoff walk, Andre Ethier singled andJustin Turner hit an RBI single. Nick Masset relieved and Tim Federowicz drove his first offering over the left-field wall for his first homer since Sept. 18 at Arizona.
Wheeler was tagged out in a rundown between third and home on Chacin’s grounder, but Rutledge reached third on the play and scored on Charlie Blackmon‘s two-out single to right.
NOTES: The Rockies’ Michael Cuddyer missed a second game and remains day to day because of a sore left shoulder. … Rockies RHP Christian Bergman is set to make his major league debut Monday. He’ll be called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs to start against Atlanta in place of injured Jordan Lyles (broken left hand). … Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley, coming back from Tommy John surgery in April 2013, is slated to resume a rehab assignment at Rancho Cucamonga this weekend. … Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw (4-2) will face LHPJorge De La Rosa (6-4) in the series finale Sunday.
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