Nolan Arenado ran the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Josh Fuentes added a double with two runs, and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' winning streak in six games with a 5-2 win on Saturday night.

Charlie Blackmon scored, doubled up and scored two runs when Colorado won a second time in their last 19 games at Dodger Stadium. The Rockies had lost 24 of their last 28 encounters with their strong rivals in West West before gathering late against the Dodgers-lauded bullpen.

Mookie Betts had two hits for the leading Dodgers (30-11), who lost only for the fourth time in 23 games. Los Angeles' 11-game winning streak at Dodger Stadium, the longest since 2017, also ended.

The Rockies jumped over Blake Treinen (3-2), who had allowed a deserved run in only two of his 17 appearances this season. Raimel Tapia, Trevor Story and Arenado opened ninth place with back-to-back singles to hunt the right-handed.

Fuente then teamed up in a base-laden double against Alex Wood and sparked another wild celebration in the visitor shelter. Every win is crucial to the Rockies' dwindling playoff hopes, who lost 17 of 24.

Yency Almonte (2-0) threw eighth place and Daniel Bard scored his fifth save.

Tony Gonsolin threw six innings of a three-hit ball with a career that combined eight hits for the Dodgers in his first start since they officially gave him a rotation point by trading Ross Stripling for Toronto.

Gonsolin has excelled in limited action this season, allowing only one deserved run over four starts while pacing up and down from the alternate training location in Los Angeles. He allowed another well-deserved run against the Rockies and increased his ERA to 0.76.

Germán Marquez faced Gonsolin for Colorado, scoring five hits and three walks with two runs and three strokes over seven grainy innings.

Blackmon gave the Rockies a 2-0 lead with his fifth homer in the fourth and pulled a full-count splinter from Gonsolin right inside the pole in the right field. Blackmon has been in a 4v32 race since his last multi-hit game, also held at Dodger Stadium on August 23.

Blackmon went 2v2 against Gonsolin while the rest of the Rockies went 1v19.

Marquez scored a big save in the fourth game from right-back Sam Hilliard, who jumped high against the wall to steal a homer from Cody Bellinger.

The Dodgers made up for it in the fifth. Betts drove a two-out single in rookie Gavin Lux and then hit the gap while standing Corey Seager's double, leaning against the home plate net to catch his breath after the sprint.


Rockies: OV David Dahl returned to the team and practiced hitting. He's been out and about with back pain since August 17th. … RHP Wade Davis threw in the bullpen. He has not thrown since July because of a strained right shoulder.

Dodgers: Manager Dave Roberts doesn't know when they'll reactivate 3B Justin Turner, who is entitled to return on Monday from a strained Achilles tendon. Turner is slowly returning to all baseball activities.


Julio Urías (3-0, 3.27 ERA) takes his second win at the Dodgers homestand in the series finale. Colorado newcomer Ryan Castellani (1-2, 4.81 ERA) made his first career start against Los Angeles after being relieved last Wednesday.


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