Posted June 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
After a slow start, the Colorado Rockies are hitting their stride. Wilin Rosario hit a two-run homer and Colorado took advantage of four Dodgers errors to romp past Los Angeles 13-3 Friday night for its season-high fifth straight win. ''We're just putting it together as a group, as a team,'' said Carlos Gonzalez, who singled twice and drove in a run to extend a hitting spree in which he's batted .625 with six homers and 11 RBIs over the last six games. ''We have so many good hitters here who can do a lot of damage. From the top of the lineup to the bottom, we've been doing a really good job of creating a lot of runs for our team. We've got to continue to win, but it's a good sign,'' he said. Pinch hitter Chris Nelson and Michael Cuddyer added back-to-back solo homers off reliever Josh Lindblom in the eighth inning. Colorado scored four unearned runs and sent the Dodgers to their season-worst fifth loss in a row. ''We g...
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