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Dodgers take an early lead but are unable to hold off the Rockies as they lose 13th of 14

LOS ANGELES_The glee lasted about an hour on Friday evening, offering a reminder of what this Los Angeles Dodgers season once felt like. Justin Turner bashed a home run in the first inning. The offense piled up four runs. A sold-out Dodger Stadium felt like a cauldron of noise.

Then reality intervened, in the sort of distressing fashion that has become so common. Yu Darvish frittered away a three-run lead. The offense went back to its busy schedule of stranding runners, with eight men left aboard after the first inning. And

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