DENVER (AP) - Drew Stubbs hit a two-run homer, Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings before giving way to a shaky bullpen, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game skid by holding off the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.
The Rockies are 3-16 since June 16 - with De La Rosa accounting for each win. The lefty allowed two runs and three hits, all in the first inning. He then watched the bullpen almost completely unravel.
The Dodgers turned this into a game with a five-run seventh, but Adam Ottavino put the brakes on the rally.
Dan Haren gave up a season-high eight runs in 5 1/3 innings while striking out eight. He had a hard act to follow after teammate Clayton Kershaw's masterful performance the night before, when he allowed two hits in eight innings.