The Los Angeles Dodgers closed out their series vs. the Colorado Rockies with Kenta Maeda on the mound. The Dodgers look to avoid the sweep vs the Rockies.

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Jumping to the first, he kept the Rockies in a scoreless first inning, and during the top of the second, Adrian Gonzalez hit a line to right fielder David Dahl.

Joc Pederson really got things going as he hit a double, but unfortunately with two runners on base the Dodgers failed to score as Kenta Maeda was at the plate and made the third out to end the inning.

However, what coud have been a run on Joc Pederson’s play was prevented by a fan interference.

Despite that call, Maeda started off the game strong.

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The Dodgers offensive continued to struggle as they failed to score in the top of the third inning despite having Utely on base. Part of that was credited to an amazing catch by Rockies’ Daniel Descalso.

But don’t worry, Utley returned the favor as he leaped to catch the last out in the bottom of the third.

Going on to the 4th inning, after Josh Reddick made it on base, Gonzalez hit a single as Reddick made his way to third. Howie Kendrick was up to bat next and hit an RBI single as Reddick scored to put the Dodgers up 1-0.

Later in the inning, the Dodgers had the bases loaded with only one out. Maeda was up to bat again which unfortunetley led to a double play that ended the top of the fourth.

During the bottom of the fourth David Dahl hits a two run homerun to give the Rockies a 2-0 lead.

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Moving on to the top of the fifth, Corey Seager hit his 19th homerun of the season to tie the game 2-2.

Just Turner batted next and hit a double to right fielder David Dahl.

Adrian Gonzalez got on base and Yasmani Grandal was up to bat. He hit a two run triple to regain the lead 4-2.  This was Grandal’s first triple this season.

In the bottom of the sixth, Maeda’s night was over after 96 pitches with a tying run at the plate. Pedro Baez came into the game. Maeda went 5 and 2/3 innings and the Dodgers escaped the bottom of the sixth holding on to their 4-2 lead.

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Joe Blanton came in at the bottom of the 8th inning. After a scoreless outing Kenley Jansen came in the game and sealed the Dodgers 4-2 win.

The Dodgers return home for 9 games starting with a 3-game series vs. the Boston Red Sox.

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