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Kemp's 4 hits leads Dodgers past Rockies 8-2

By: AP Sports
By: AP Sports

DENVER (AP) - Matt Kemp had four hits and drove in two runs, Adrian Gonzalez had three RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Sunday.

Juan Uribe added three hits for the Dodgers, who won three of four in the weekend series. They head to Detroit in first place in the NL West, a half-game ahead of San Francisco.

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, an All-Star starter with an NL-best 5.3 million votes, scored both runs for the Rockies.

Colorado was 26-20 on May 20 but has lost 17 of 20 to fall into a tie for last in the NL West with Arizona.

Josh Beckett (6-5) allowed just three hits in five scoreless innings.

Colorado left-hander Yohan Flande (0-2) allowed five runs in 4 1-3 innings.


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