LOS ANGELES (AP) - Aaron Harang pitched eight solid innings, pinch-hitter Tony Gwynn Jr. hit a go-ahead RBI single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers improved the best record in the majors with a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Harang (2-2) allowed a run on four hits and escaped a bases-loaded jam in the third, helping send the Rockies to their seventh loss in eight games and dropping them a season-worst 8 1-2 games behind the Dodgers (22-11).
The 6-foot-7 right-hander was 0-3 with an 8.64 ERA in his previous five starts against Colorado since August 22, 2008, when he pitched six scoreless innings for Cincinnati in an 8-5 win at Coors Field.
Kenley Jansen got three outs for his third save in four attempts. Josh Outman (0-1) took the loss.
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