DENVER, CO - AUGUST 29: A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is greeted at the dugout by teammates after he hit a grand slam during the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 29, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 10-8 to avoid the three game sweep. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Dodgers Vs. Rockies: L.A. Holds On To Capture Finale In Colorado

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Dodgers Vs. Rockies Game Preview: Joe Blanton Looks To Snap Losing Streak

The Dodgers will look to salvage the finale of a three-game series against the Rockies on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field. Colorado defeated newly acquired Los Angeles starter Josh Beckett in the first game, before prevailing 8-4 on Tuesday.

Joe Blanton will be on the mound for the Dodgers to try and stop their losing streak at three. Blanton is 8-12 with a 5.02 ERA this season. He may have trouble in the thin air of Coors Field, as he has allowed 26 home runs in 154.1 innings pitched.

The Rockies counter with Drew Pomeranz. The left-hander is 1-7 with a 4.78 ERA in 15 starts. Pomeranz has not reached the end of the sixth inning in any start since July 6, a stretch that spans eight appearances.

Dodgers CF Matt Kemp is expected to miss today's game after he suffered a right knee contusion and a jaw injury on Tuesday. Kemp was injured after crashing into the wall in pursuit of a triple by the Rockies' Josh Rutledge.

Game time is set for 12:10 p.m. PT.

For updates on this game, stick with this StoryStream. To find the best Dodgers news, analysis, and opinion, head to True Blue LA.

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Matt Kemp Injury: Dodgers CF Leaves Game After Crashing Into Wall

Los Angeles Dodgers CF Matt Kemp was injured after crashing into the wall in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He sustained the injury chasing after a triple by the Rockies' Josh Rutledge. Kemp was removed from the game two batters later.

Juan Rivera entered the game in left field for Kemp as Shane Victorino moved over to center field.

If Kemp is lost for an extended period of time, it would be a big blow to the Dodgers' lineup. Kemp is batting .337 with 17 home runs and 54 RBI in 78 games this season. He has already spent time on the disabled list in 2012.

To stay updated with the latest news on Kemp's injury, stick with this StoryStream. For news, analysis, and opinion on the Dodgers, head to True Blue LA. For all things Major League Baseball, make a visit to SB Nation's Baseball Nation.

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Dodgers Vs. Rockies Game Preview: L.A. Looks To Snap 2-Game Skid

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to get back on track Tuesday night as they face the Colorado Rockies in the second meeting of a three-game series at Coors Field. Josh Beckett made his first start for the Dodgers on Monday and it didn't go well, as the Rockies won easily, 10-0.

L.A. will send will send Chris Capuano to the mound to try and turn the tide. The left-hander holds an 11-9 record with a 3.37 ERA. Capuano struggled in his previous outing, giving up six runs in five innings in a loss to the Giants.

The Rockies counter with right-hander Tyler Chatwood. He will be making his 13th appearance and sixth start of the season. Chatwood has a 3-3 record with a 4.98 ERA.

The Dodgers are trying to catch the Giants in the NL West race. Coming into Tuesday, L.A. is 2.5 games back. The Rockies are well out of contention, 18.5 games behind.

For more on the Dodgers, head to True Blue LA. For the Rockies, get to Purple Row. For all things MLB, make a visit to Baseball Nation.

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