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Smith, Taylor power short-handed Dodgers past Rockies, 3-2

Chris Taylor, Elias Diaz, Jerry Meals
Posted at 10:11 PM, Jul 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 00:11:58-04

DENVER —Will Smith hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Sunday. Chris Taylor added a pair of home runs and the short-handed Dodgers won consecutive games against the Rockies with just four total runs. Smith broke a tie with the home run to left-center with one out in the eighth against right-hander Carlos Estevez. It was his 14th home run of the season and his third in the seven-game homestand. Taylor hit home runs in the first and fifth innings to give him 16 on the season. Phil Bickford worked a scoreless inning for the victory, and Joe Kelly pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his first save.