Rockies unable to overcome Sunday blues in LA

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LOS ANGELES (MLB) — The Rockies no longer have to deal with Dodgers star center fielder Matt Kemp. They no longer have to pitch to Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, a superstar against them this season. Even better than any of that, they no longer have to play Sunday games this season.

The Rockies’ 7-1 loss at Dodger Stadium on Sunday afternoon put to a finish a troublesome chapter to the worst season in franchise history.

In closing the year with three games against the D-backs starting Monday, the Rockies (62-97) — already with two more losses than in any previous season — must win at least one to avoid reaching the 100-loss loss mark.

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