Rockies snap Dodgers five game win streak
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Juan Nicasio scattered three hits over seven innings to outduel Clayton Kershaw, and DJ LeMahieu went 3 for 4 with an RBI to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Friday night.
The Dodgers' five-game winning streak ended as they fell back to .500.
The Rockies were 3-8 in their previous 11 games, including a 6-1 loss in the series opener Thursday.
Nicasio (5-4) struck out three and walked one after being recalled from the minors. The right-hander was 0-3 with a 6.43 ERA in his last seven outings before being sent down on June 27. He was 1-0 with a 0.82 ERA in two starts at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Rafael Betancourt pitched the ninth to earn his 14th save in 15 chances.
Kershaw (8-6) struck out 10 and walked one and allowed three runs and six hits.
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