Greinke joins Kershaw for 1-2 punch

Greinke and Kershaw combined to allow one run in 24 innings in their last two starts of the regular season.

Matt Kemp ankled Sunday as a precaution

With Sunday's regular season finale essentially an exhibition game before the playoffs with nothing at stake, the Dodgers are playing it safe with center fielder Matt Kemp and his sore left ankle.

Rockies 1, Dodgers 0

Juan Nicasio was brilliant through five innings before running into some trouble in the sixth. Fortunately, Adam Ottavino and the bullpen came to the rescue.

Rockies 1, Dodgers 0: Zack Greinke hard-luck loser

Zack Greinke allowed just one run in six innings, but suffered the loss as the Dodgers followed up their 11-run performance Friday night by getting shutout on Saturday night.

Matt Kemp scratched with left ankle soreness

Kemp was scratched from the starting lineup just minutes before game time on Saturday night. He missed 52 games on the disabled list after spraining his left ankle on July 21.

Pregame notes: Puig, Punto, NLDS roster, etc

Pregame news and notes before Zack Greinke and the Dodgers battle Juan Nicasio and the Rockies.

Yasiel Puig sits, Michael Young starts at 2B

The Dodgers right fielder is hitting .222/.337/.469 with six home runs in 24 games in September. He has started 94 of 106 games since joining the team in June 3.

Greinke gets final tuneup start vs. Rockies

Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke on Saturday night looks to match 2009 and 2011 with his career-high 16th win, facing the Rockies at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers-Rockies pitching matchups

The Dodgers send their top three pitchers to the mound against the Rockies for final regular season starts before the playoffs.

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