Hiroki Kuroda was about the only thing that returned for the Dodgers, as he went five innings giving up 4R and 3ER. But the bats...oh, those pesky Dodger bats. Any hope of our breaking out of a month-long slump (after last night's seven-run performance) died quickly and visibly (on national television) tonight, with James Loney providing the only multi-hit performance. 0-fers from Juan Pierre (0-for-4, 4 LOB in the two hole) and Orlando Hudson (0-for-4, 3 LOB in the eight hole) helped seal it, but Manny Ramirez's 1-for-3 didn't help any.
Andre Ethier notched the only extra-base hit with a two-run double in the seventh, and the team goes 2-for-7 with RISP. We'd better find out how to beat these last place teams, as there sure are a lot of them for us, from here on out. Rockies inch to 3.5 GB the Dodgers, who still have a 99% chance of making the playoffs.