The Dodgers face the Colorado Rockies and the oldest pitcher in baseball, Jamie Moyer, 49. This is the first game of a three-game home stand, and the second of three home stands in a row for the Dodgers, who are currently tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for the best record in the NL, 20-11. (Editor’s note: we have yet to see a Dodger home loss, so, sssshhhh….don’t say nothing…..)
Marco Scutaro grounds to first. Jordan Pacheco flies out to short right. Carlos Gonzales gets on base with a double deep in the right corner. Tulowitski strikes out looking. Colorado 0, Dodgers coming up.
Dee Gordon pops out. Mark Ellis homers on a 3-2 count. Matt Kemp strikes out looking. Ethier flies out. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0
Todd Helton hits a grounder past first. Michael Cuddyer flies out to center. Ramon Hernandez gets a single and Helton is thrown out at second. Fowler out at first. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0.
Bobby Abreu out at first. Juan Uribe strikes out. James Loney strikes out to end the inning.
Jamie Moyer grounds out to first. Marco Scutaro grounds out. Jordan Pacheco strikes out. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0.
Matt Treanor hits one at Moyer, who throws him out. Capuano goes down swinging. Dee Gordon strikes out to end the inning. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0.
Carlos Gonzales strikes out. Troy Tulowitski hits a fly ball deep at Ethier. Todd Helton grounds out to first. Dodgers 1, Colorado 0.
Ellis flies out to center. Matt Kemp grounds to first. Andre Ethier doubles off the centerfield wall. Abreu singles home Ethier. Uribe flies out. Dodgers 2, Colorado 0.
(Vanessa just said “yes” to Andy Rodriguez’ marriage proposal.)
Cuddyer flies out to deep center field. Ramon Hernandez flies out to right. Dexter Fowler hits one right at Capuano, who throws to first. Dodgers 2, Colorado 0.
Loney grounds one up the middle. Treanor singles to short. Loney put out at third following a bunt attempt by Capuano. Dee Gordon strikes out swinging. Matt Ellis doubles in two more. Ethier drives in Ellis. Abreu strikes out. Dodgers 5, Colorado 0.
Chris Nelson in to bat for Moyer. Scutaro gets aboard after a sprawling catch and throw by Gordon to Loney is just short. Pacheco flies out to deep center field. Carlos Gonzales is, um, out. (Clippers lose to Memphis.)
We went for a hot dog. There are now two Dodgers on base. They didn’t score. Let’s catch up:
Cuddyer homers for Colorado, but Capuano retires the side. Dodgers 5, Colorado 1.
Ellis walks. Kemp flies out. Ethier homers. Dodgers 6, Colorado 1
Javy Guerra pitching for Capuano. Dexter Fowler grounds out. Chris Nelson grounds to short. Scutaro walks. Pinch hitter Tyler Colvin grounds up the middle. Gonzales strikes out. Dodgers 6, Colorado 1.
Esmil Rogers in to pitch for Colorado, and he immediately gives up a solo shot to Uribe. Loney singles. Treanor flies out to Center. Pinch hitter Tony Gwynn Jr. strikes out. Dee Gordon out at first. Dodgers 7, Colorado 1.
Todd Coffey in to pitch for the Dodgers. Tulowitski hits a grounder up the middle. Todd Helton aboard with a single. Cuddyer gets robbed by Ethier on a deep hit to right. Tulowitski scores. Hernandez strikes out. Fowler aboard with a triple. Helton scores. Belisario in to pitch. He retires Scutaro. Final: Dodgers 7, Colorado 3.