Pujols delivers single in 10th, Dodgers beat Rockies 5-4

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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela works against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with a single up the middle in the 10th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a rare off night by major league wins leader Julio Urías to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4.

The Dodgers have won nine of their last 10 to remain on the heels of San Francisco in the NL West.

Los Angeles entered the day a game back of the Giants.

Pujols lined a slider from Jhoulys Chacín to score Gavin Lux. Pujols was loudly cheered by the large cluster of Dodgers fans at Coors Field.

Kenley Jansen pitched out of a two-on, two-out jam in the ninth to earn the win. Alex Vesia picked up save No. 1.

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