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MLB: Dodgers defeat Rockies 10-8

06-14-2011 11:33 BJT

The Los Angeles Dodgers on the road in Colorado to take on the Rockies. Both these teams, looking to keep pace with the NL West leading San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers and Giants came into this one 5.5 back.

Bottom of one, Colorado gets on the board in a big way. Seth Smith, gets all of the Rubby De La Rosa offering, the three run bomb to right, makes it 3-0. Smith's sixth home run of the season.

Top three, and Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez, with the bases loaded, get's touched up by James Loney. This one, just has enough to get out for the grand slam, and the Dodgers, on top 4-3 with just one swing of the bat.

Top five, more from the LA bats. This time, it's Rod Barajas with the solo home run to straightaway center. Barajas, making it 7-3 Dodgers.

Bottom seven, the Rockies made things interesting. Down 9-5, Colorado slugger Troy Tuliwitzki hammers the Ramon Troncoso offering a long way to left center, and it's now a two run ballgame.

Same deficit, bottom nine,but Scott Elbert gets Seth Smith to ground out to first to end the ballgame. The Dodgers win a wild one, 10-8 the final over Colorado.

The Los Angeles Dodgers on the road in Colorado to take on the Rockies. Both these
teams, looking to keep pace with the NL West leading San Francisco Giants.

Twins thrash Rangers 6-1

Elsewhere the defending American League Champion Texas Rangers visited the Minnesota Twins.

Bottom one, Luke Hughes plated Ben Revere from second base with a two-out single to left off Ranger starter Matt Harrison to put the Twins on top 1-0.

The score would stay there, until the bottom of seven, where Michael Cuddyer sparks a five run inning with this three run blast to left off Rangers reliever Mark Lowe. The Twins would end the seventh up 6-0.

Twins starter Francisco Liriano, carried a no-hitter into the eighth, but there, Adrian Beltre breaks it up, the weak little single getting ths single to go. Liriano, already with one no-no this year, denied his attempt at number two.

Liriano, would however pick up the win as Minnesota went on to beat Texas 6-1 to take three of four games from the reigning AL Champions.


Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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