We're the worst team in baseball right now — Dodgers' Justin Turner

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The Colorado Rockies have won seven of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs.

Los Angeles has 15 losses in the last 17 days. The Dodgers have also lost nine consecutive games at Dodger Stadium for the first time since 1987.

The Los Angeles Dodgers were 91-36 as of August, but they have now dropped 15 of 16 games amid a terrible string of losing.

Hill (9-8) allowed two runs in five innings. The last team to do it was the 1959 Kansas City Athletics, a span over nearly 60 years!

It was Darvish's sixth strikeout of the game.

"Chris' ball was an example, and if we've gotten a few breaks yesterday it might have been different", Cody Bellinger said. Once again, this pick is only as a fade from the Rockies based on the value.

The 1916 New York Giants had a string of 26 wins and one tie.

Colorado next heads to the other team above them in the standings, Arizona. Not that the Dodgers should rest on their laurels, but sometimes your previous successes help carry you when life puts in you in a slump.

But their bats couldn't save the Dodgers.

The Dodgers are still well-positioned to make the postseason, a situation that would result in complacency for some.

In what became a theme for the four-game series, the Rockies jumped on top with a run in the first inning. Later in the inning, backup catcher Austin Barnes delivered a two-run single.

The Rockies took a 2-0 lead into the eighth and then broke it open with five runs. While Roberts continues to praise his hitters' preparation, he's tired of acknowledging the disparity between the effort and the results. "I absolutely think it's ridiculous", Roberts. Plus, the Diamondbacks swept back-to-back-to-back-to-back series against divisional competition during the 13-game win streak. Mark Reynolds dove to his right to stop the grounder and threw to Story at second. Kershaw did not have his usually brilliant control. "We want to win". Reynolds connected on a 3-2 pitch, sending many in the announced crowd of 50,161 heading to the exits. But they are waiting to learn of the extent of damage.

We're the worst team in baseball right now — Dodgers' Justin Turner
We're the worst team in baseball right now — Dodgers' Justin Turner

Who do you call when the sky is falling in Los Angeles? And after the Cardinals and Brewers both won Sunday, the Rockies remained three games ahead for second wild-card berth.

On the usual short schedule of Thursday, the Cleveland Indians stood out with their 15th consecutive win.

Here is a look at the meaningful numbers from the two rivals' regular season series.

He found positive signs in the fact that the Dodgers made it a one-run game - over and over and over. And Adam Ottavino, after giving up Alex Verdugo's first career home run as L.A. dodged a shutout, struck out two in the ninth.

Carlos Gonzalez' homer highlighted a three-run seventh.

LOS ANGELES At a Catholic Mass inside Dodger Stadium on Sunday morning, a priest attempted to perform an exorcism on the ballpark. "That gives us confidence to keep pushing and don't give up".

The Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki went 1-for-3, scored two runs and walked once.

Oberg's rise set up McGee, and others, to lock down late innings. The right-hander, however, was not exactly basking in the glory after the game.

"It's as frustrating as all get out". This is a walk total that it usually takes Kershaw three or four starts to amass. "That's something that really pissed me off tonight".

Dodgers: RHP Brandon McCarthy (right finger blister) pitched for Class A Rancho Cucamonga in the California League playoffs, his third rehab appearance.

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