Sports - Colorado Rockies

Jun 10, 2011 11:53 PM by Jordan Mason

Rockies beat error-prone Dodgers 6-5

DENVER (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight shutout innings and the Colorado Rockies pounded Chad Billingsley for 13 hits in a 6-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

Chacin (7-4) stifled a Dodgers lineup missing slugger Matt Kemp (hamstring), and the Rockies scored five times in the fifth on six straight singles. The decisive rally was sparked by two uncharacteristic errors by the Dodgers, the best-fielding team in the major leagues.

Chacin allowed three harmless singles, struck out nine and walked three, handing over a 6-0 lead to a bullpen that nearly frittered it away.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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