DENVER — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer to back rookie Bobby Miller’s effective start, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-2 on Tuesday, splitting the doubleheader wins.
By dropping the night game, the Rockies reached the 100-game losing streak, something that has never happened to them in history.
Chase Anderson pitched five scoreless innings for his first win in 17 starts this season, Nolan Jones homered and the Rockies ended an early seven-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory .
Venezuelan David Peralta and Chris Taylor each hit two-run singles during a five-run attack in the second inning. James Outman added four hits, while Max Muncy and Puerto Rican Kiké Hernández each had three hits in the night duel.
Also in that game, Dominican Elehuris Montero hit a home run for Colorado.
The Dodgers, who have already qualified for the postseason, got their ninth win in 11 games against the Rockies this season, and improved to 31-16 against National League West Division teams.
Colorado lost for the eighth time in nine games and fell to 57-100 this season, the worst in its history. Their unwanted record was 98 losses in 2012.
Miller (11-4) allowed two runs and seven hits. He struck out nine, including three in the bottom of the fifth inning, which was opened by Montero’s home run. He got all the offensive support he needed in the second inning, when all the Dodgers hit was Ryan Feltner 2-4).
In the first game, the Rockies built an early 3-0 lead against Caleb Ferguson (7-4), who was assigned the start by working 2 2/3 innings.
Anderson (1-6), waived by Tampa Bay on May 12, allowed five hits, walked two and struck out four in his fifth start since being recalled from the disabled list on Sept. Panamanian Justin Lawrence was one of four Rockies relievers and allowed one hit in one inning. Tyler Kinley earned his 5th save
In the first game, for the Rockies, Dominican Montero went 1 for 4 with an RBI, and Venezuelan Ezequiel Tovar went 1 for 3 with a run scored.
For the Dodgers, Puerto Rican Enrique Hernández is 3-1.
In the second game, for the Dodgers, Puerto Rican Hernández went 3-for-5, with a run scored and an RBI. Venezuelan Peralta was 1 for 6 with a run scored and two RBIs. Dominican Amed Rosario was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
For the Rockies, the Venezuelans Ezequiel Tovar 4-0, Elías Díaz 4-0, Harold Castro 3-0. Dominican Montero was 3-2 with a run scored and an RBI.