LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 26: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates en route to home plate after hitting a solo home run against the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on August 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers Rally In Seventh Inning To Top Rockies

The Dodgers are 8-8 against the Rockies this season.

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Vin Scully Announces Return To Dodgers In 2012

Scully began his broadcasting career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950.

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Dodgers Vs. Rockies: Matt Kemp Joins 30/30 Club In 6-1 Win

The Los Angeles Dodgers won their fourth straight game Friday night, defeating the Colorado Rockies 6-1 in the opener of a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers rallied for six runs in the sixth inning, capped off by Matt Kemp hitting his 30th home run of the season. Ted Lilly pitched seven strong innings for the win.

Kemp became the second Dodger ever to have 30 home runs and 30 steals in the same season, joining Raul Mondesi, who accomplished the feat in both 1997 and 1999. Kemp has 30 home runs and 33 stolen bases on the season in 130 games. Kemp reached the 30/30 club in the 11th fewest games in MLB history.

The Dodgers scored their first run of the night when Esmil Rogers was called for a balk with two outs in the seventh inning. Aaron Miles, who was dancing up and down the third base line, was able to distract Rogers enough to bring home the tying run. Justin Sellers hit a two-run single to give the Dodgers a 3-1 lead, and then scored when James Loney hit a towering home run off Matt Reynolds to widen the Dodger lead.

Lilly allowed one run in seven innings for his first win of August despite a 2.20 ERA for the month.

For more news and information on the Dodgers, be sure to read True Blue LA.

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Dodgers Vs. Rockies: Friday Starting Lineups

The Dodgers open a weekend series against the Rockies Friday night at Dodger Stadium. Ted Lilly faces Esmil Rogers in the first game. Here are the starting lineups:

Rockies (63-68)

Young LF
Fowler CF
Gonzalez RF
Tulowitzki SS
Helton 1B
Alfonzo C
Kouzmanoff 3B
Ellis 2B
Rogers P

Dodgers (60-69)

Sellers SS
Loney 1B
Kemp CF
Rivera LF
Ethier RF
Miles 3B
Barajas C
Carroll 2B
Lilly P

Friday's 7:10 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Prime Ticket. For more news and information on the Dodgers, be sure to read True Blue LA.

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Dodgers Open Six-Game Homestand With Weekend Series Against Rockies

The Dodgers are 7-8 against the Rockies this season.

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