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The Colorado hitters got to Clayton Kershaw. The Rockies pitchers couldn't make it stand up. The Los Angeles ace surrendered a career-high 11 hits but stuck around for five shaky innings as the Dodgers held on to beat Colorado 10-8 on Monday. Charlie Blackmon had three hits and six other Rockies players had two apiece, including Wilin Rosario's 21st home run in the ninth inning. Colorado finished with 18 hits. ''We put up that many hits and that many runs, as a pitching staff you want to win that game,'' Colorado starter Chad Bettis said. ''They stole one from us, for sure. Everybody on offense was unbelievable today and as a staff we should have been better.'' Andre Ethier had three hits, including a two-run homer, to lift the Dodgers to their fifth straight victory despite the loss of Yasiel Puig to a strained right knee in the sixth inning. The NL West leaders are 35-8 since the All-Star break. Puig was called out for interference on the bases in the first inning. He then hu...
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