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Kershaw tosses 7 strong innings, Dodgers beat Rockies 6-1

Colorado dropped its third straight game to Los Angeles on Saturday night. The four-game series finale is Sunday afternoon.
Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Denver.

DENVER — Clayton Kershaw held Colorado to four hits and a run over seven strong innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Rockies 6-1.

Chris Taylor homered, tripled and drove in three runs and AJ Pollock also hit a home run for the Dodgers.

Kershaw threw just 86 pitches -- 59 for strikes -- while striking out six and not walking a batter to improve to 6-2 for the NL West leaders.

Colorado and Los Angeles will play in the four-game series finale on Sunday afternoon, the Rockies' last home game at Coors Field this season.

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