Moyer roughed up as Rockies fall to Dodgers

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LOS ANGELES (MLB) — The Rockies arrived at Dodger Stadium on Friday night with renewed vim, thanks to the work of two young starting pitchers the previous two games. But now they have cause to be worried about baseball’s oldest pitcher.

Jamie Moyer tied the club’s season high with seven strikeouts but gave up five runs over five innings of a 7-3 loss to the Dodgers, the Rockies’ sixth in their last seven games, in front of 35,591.

Mark Ellis, who finished last season as the Rockies’ second baseman but signed with the Dodgers during the winter, homered off Moyer (1-3) in the first inning. Ellis also doubled in two runs during a three-run fifth — when Moyer, 49, faltered in his third time through the Dodgers’ order. READ MORE>>>