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Dodgers 5, Rockies 0
Andre Ethier sprays fans with champagne after the game. (Amber Matsumoto/Dodgers)
Behind Clayton Kershaw's dominating six innings, the Dodgers ended a five-game losing streak and finally put the wraps on their second consecutive NL West title. A five-run outburst in the seventh inning ended the drama and assured L.A. home-field advantage in the NL playoffs.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (92-69)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 5, Colorado 0   LAD
LA Dodgers (94-67)
Won 1
October 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 10/3/09  |  Recap: COL | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Dodgers stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, CF 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 .284
Spilborghs, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .241
Helton, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .325
Tulowitzki, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .297
Atkins, G, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .226
Iannetta, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .230
Hawpe, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .283
Barmes, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .245
De La Rosa, J, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .123
  Contreras, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
  Belisle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Young, E, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269
  Flores, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rincon, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 0 3 0 3 12 10  

a-Struck out for Belisle in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Iannetta; Helton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Contreras; Atkins, G.
GIDP: Hawpe.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, C (2, fielding).
DP: (Atkins, G-Barmes-Helton).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .269
Pierre, CF-LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .307
Kemp, RF-CF 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .298
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .290
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blake, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 .280
Loney, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .282
Hudson, O, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .282
  a-Belliard, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .277
  1-Castro, Ju, PR-2B 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Martin, R, C 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .250
Kershaw, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .104
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .232
  2-Hu, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ethier, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Totals 30 5 9 5 3 9 11  

a-Singled for Hudson, O in the 7th. b-Doubled for Kuo in the 7th.
1-Ran for Belliard in the 7th. 2-Ran for Loretta in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Loretta (8, Morales, F).
TB: Pierre 2; Loretta 2; Belliard; Furcal; Ramirez, M; Blake 2; Loney.
RBI: Belliard (39), Loretta (25), Pierre (31), Kemp (101), Ramirez, M (63).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M 2; Kershaw 2; Blake.
SAC: Loney.
SF: Kemp.
GIDP: Hudson, O.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin, R (11, 2nd base off Contreras/Iannetta), Pierre (28, 2nd base off Contreras/Iannetta).

FIELDING
DP: (Furcal-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
De La Rosa, J 3.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4.38
Contreras 3.0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4.92
Morales, F (L, 3-2) 0.1 4 5 5 2 0 0 4.50
Belisle 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.52
Flores, R 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.25
Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.87
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw 6.0 3 0 0 3 10 0 2.79
Kuo (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
Sherrill 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.70
Broxton, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.61

IBB: Barmes (by Kershaw), Martin, R (by Contreras), Furcal (by Morales, F).
Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa, J 40-28, Contreras 54-32, Morales, F 27-12, Belisle 11-8, Flores, R 4-3, Rincon 9-7, Kershaw 104-65, Kuo 7-6, Sherrill 11-7, Broxton, J 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa, J 2-3, Contreras 3-0, Morales, F 1-0, Belisle 0-1, Flores, R 0-0, Rincon 1-1, Kershaw 4-2, Kuo 1-0, Sherrill 0-0, Broxton, J 2-1.
Batters faced: De La Rosa, J 9, Contreras 13, Morales, F 7, Belisle 3, Flores, R 1, Rincon 2, Kershaw 23, Kuo 3, Sherrill 3, Broxton, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Belisle 3-2.
Ejections: Los Angeles Dodgers Bench Coach Bob Schaefer ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings (3rd)
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 54,531.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
October 3, 2009
October 3, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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