Rox sweep L.A.
DENVER – Brad Hawpe drove in the winning run with a single with one out in the 10th inning as the Colorado Rockies completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-6 victory Sunday.Cory Sullivan had four hits, including a leadoff double in the 10th. Matt Holliday drove in two runs with his 15th home run, and Omar Quintanilla doubled and had two RBIs.Scott Dohman (2-1) worked a scoreless 10th inning for the win.Sullivan led off the 10th with a double into the right-field corner off Duaner Sanchez (4-5). Todd Helton was intentionally walked and Sanchez struck out Holliday before Hawpe drove a 3-2 pitch to the wall in center to score Sullivan.Jeff Kent hit his 13th career grand slam and Jason Phillips doubled and drove in two runs for the Dodgers.Los Angeles (61-75) failed to pick up ground on the San Diego Padres (68-68) in the NL West. The Padres lost 3-2 in Milwaukee.Trailing 6-2, Kent hit a grand slam off David Cortes to tie the game in the seventh inning.The Dodgers loaded the bases when Hee-Seop Choi reached on a fielder’s choice and Antonio Perez and Oscar Robles had infield singles. Kent hit 2-0 fastball over the fence in left for his 25th home run.Colorado starter Zach Day started a two-out rally in the third inning with a single to left and Clint Barmes blooped a single over third base. Sullivan drove in both by lining a two-run triple over Jayson Werth’s head in center.Jose Cruz Jr. tied the game at 2 with a two-run single in the fourth inning after two outs. Olmedo Saenz singled past second base and moved to third on Phillips’ double to right. Both scored when Cruz slapped a singled in the hole between first and second.Colorado regained the lead on Quintanilla’s two-out, two-run double in its half of the fourth. Los Angeles starter Edwin Jackson walked Holliday and J.D. Closser and Quintanilla lined a double to the wall in left.Holliday extended the lead to 6-2 with his home run with Sullivan aboard in the fifth inning.Notes: Wilson Alvarez will throw a bullpen session Monday. … Ricky Ledee pinch hit in the eighth inning, but was held out of the starting lineup a second game with soreness in his left hamstring. The Rockies donated revenues from the walk-up sales to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. … Quintanilla made his first start at second base. … Garrett Atkins has a 10-game hitting streak.
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