Blue’s Off Week
It’s not happened to the Dodgers (33-21) this year, but they finally had a losing week after dropping two of three toColoradoat Coors Field.
In last Sunday’s 3-2 setback at the hands of Alex White (2-3), the Dodgers went 1-6 as they were also swept four games by Milwaukee at home.
White went six and two-third innings and had a no-hitter with two out in the fourth inning before Jerry Hairston Jr. singled.
TheRockiesled 1-0 in the first when Dexter Fowler singled, stole second base and went to third on a passed ball. Fowler scored on Marco Scutaro’s grounder.
It became 3-0 in the sixth on Todd Helton’s run-scoring single, and Jordan Pacheco’s run-producing double off losing pitcher Nathan Eovaldi (0-2), who worked five and two-third frames.
A.J. Ellis lined a one-out, two-run homer down the left field line in the seventh that scored James Loney (walk).
Andre Ethier and Elian Herrera each singled and doubled and both drove in two runs, while Bobby Abreu blasted his first homer of the season during Saturday’s 6-2 win.
Aaron Harang (4-3) lasted six innings while striking out six with three walks and four hits with one run (earned).
Colorado out-hit the Dodgers, 15-10, and were 13-3 victors on Friday as Wilin Rosario had a three-run homer and scored three times, while Fowler (three hits) had two runs batted in and two runs.
Aramis Ramirez (homer and single) drove in two runs and scored two on Thursday as the Brewers clipped the Dodgers 6-2.
Carlos Gomez (four hits) had two RBIs for the Brewers, who were 6-3 winners on Wednesday.
Gomez (double and three singles) scored a run forMilwaukee, which led 5-1 after six.
Ryan Braun’s two-run shot in the first lifted the Brewers to a 2-1 triumph on Tuesday as Eovaldi was the hard-luck loser after working seven innings and giving up four hits, and Ethier drove in the Dodgers’ run with a two-base hit in the sixth.
Ramirez (two hits) had a homer with two RBIs as the Brewers edged the Dodgers 3-2 on Monday.
Shaun Marcum (3-3) fanned nine, walked two and surrendered six hits and one run (earned) while traversing seven innings.
Ethier (two hits) and Hairston (two hits) each drove in a run for the Dodgers, who tallied solo runs in the first and eighth.