News

Actions

Kazmir shuts down Rockies, Dodgers win 8th straight at home

Posted: 1:57 PM, Jul 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-03 19:57:46Z
Kazmir shuts down Rockies, Dodgers win 8th straight at home

Scott Kazmir pitched six scoreless innings, Trayce Thompson and Adrian Gonzalez drove in two runs each and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Saturday night for their eighth straight home victory.

Kazmir (7-3) extended his unbeaten streak to 10 starts by holding the Rockies to a single and two doubles. He struck out 10 without walking a batter.

Since May 9, Kazmir is 5-0 with a 3.61 ERA. He has struck out 65 in 57 1/3 innings during the stretch.

Bud Norris and four relievers led L.A. to a 5-0 win in the opening game of the series on Friday night.

Rockies starter Chad Bettis (6-6) lost for the first time in five starts, giving up four runs on six hits in six innings. He struck out four and walked one.

---------

Sign up for Denver7 email alerts to stay informed about breaking news and daily headlines.

Or, keep up-to-date by following Denver7 on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .