LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out a season-high 10 in seven innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
Kershaw (3-1) allowed two runs on five hits. He walked just one and was done after 97 pitches. It was the 52nd time in his career that Kershaw has struck out 10 or more, and the Dodgers are 41-11 in those games.
Kenley Jansen got his fourth save of the season. It was his second four-out save of the homestand.
Kershaw avenged an early season loss at Coors Field. The left-hander gave up three home runs in six innings on April 8.
Left-hander Tyler Anderson (1-3) went five innings for the Rockies, allowing four runs — two earned — while striking out five and walking one.
In other major league finals:
— One day after crawling out of a five-run hole against Milwaukee, the Chicago Cubs had no trouble erasing a 4-1 deficit. Addison Russell's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth capped the Cubs' latest rally in a 7-4 win over the Brewers. Kris Bryant tied the game in the ninth with a single and scored on Russell's second home run of the season. Travis Shaw and Jett Bandy homered while the Brewers were building a three-run lead. The Cubbies came back against Milwaukee's bullpen after Tommy Milone allowed one run and three hits in five innings.
— The Yankees won for the ninth time in 10 games as Starlin Castro and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers to support Masahiro Tanaka's seven innings of one-run ball in a 9-1 romp over the White Sox. Chase Headley and Aaron Hicks also went deep to help the Yanks finish 8-1 on their homestand, the best by the team since July 2009.
— Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning of Baltimore's 2-0 shutout of the Reds in Cincinnati. Jimenez outdueled Amir Garrett, who worked seven innings and tied the Reds' modern rookie record for strikeouts in a game with 12.
— Toronto's Francisco Liriano combined with three relievers on a six-hitter in a 3-0 shutout of Boston. Darwin Barney hit a two-run single and Kevin Pillar was 3-for-4 with two stolen bases as the Blue Jays won for just the third time in 14 games.
— Dexter Fowler belted his first two homers of the season and had three of the Cardinals' eight hits in a 2-1 win over the Pirates. Michael Wacha helped St. Louis complete a three-game sweep of Pittsburgh by holding the Bucs to a run and four hits over 6 1/3 innings.
— The Nationals clobbered the Braves, 14-4 as Bryce Harper homered twice, including a third-inning grand slam. Ryan Zimmerman added a grand slam in the eighth to back Joe Ross, who allowed three runs over seven innings of his season debut.
— Jay Bruce homered twice and had five RBIs as the Mets knocked off the Phillies, 5-4 to halt a four-game skid. Bruce hit a three-run shot in the sixth and snapped a 3-3 deadlock with a two-run blast in the eighth.
— Jhoulys Chacin fired three-hit ball over eight innings to pitch San Diego to a 1-0 shutout of Arizona. Erick Aybar's eighth-inning homer helped the Padres snap a five-game skid.
— Khris Davis slammed his seventh home run of the year and Jesse Hahn held Texas to a run and two hits over six innings of the Athletics' 9-1 romp over the Rangers in Oakland. Josh Phegley doubled home a pair in a four-run first before Yonder Alonso and Chad Pinder added home runs.
— Shortstop Jose Iglesias threw away a potential game-ending, double-play grounder in the bottom of the ninth, allowing the tying and winning runs to score in Tampa Bay's 8-7 verdict over Detroit. Kevin Kiermaier had three hits and four runs for the Rays, while Evan Longoria had three hits and three RBIs.
— Dallas Keuchel is 3-0 and giving up just one run while fanning seven over seven innings of Houston's 5-1 win over the Angels. Josh Reddick fell a single shy of the cycle as he was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and three runs scored.
— Mitch Haniger's hitting streak is at 13 games after he went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and three runs scored in the Mariners' 10-5 pounding of the Marlins in Seattle. Kyle Seager also drove in four runs and was on base four times as the Mariners went 6-3 on their only homestand of April.
— Kansas City was a 2-0 winner over San Francisco behind Jason Vargas, who allowed four hits and no walks while striking out nine over seven innings. Losing pitcher Madison Bumgarner had tossed 18 consecutive scoreless innings against the Royals since the 2014 World Series before Mike Moustakas nicked him for an RBI single in the fifth.
— The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians tonight because of rain. The team says the game will be rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 17.
THURSDAY'S GAMES (All Times EDT)
Boston at Toronto, 12:37 p.m.
Cleveland at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.
Detroit at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m.
LA Angels at Houston, 2:10 p.m.
Kansas City at Texas, 8:05 p.m.
Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.
Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.
Arizona at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
Baltimore at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.