In an otherwise quiet game, the crowd at Dodger Stadium erupted when Cody Bellinger hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and when Max Muncy did the same in the fifth.
The Rockies will travel to Chavez Ravine after losing the head-to-head season series to the Dodgers (7-12) with first pitch scheduled for 2:09pm MST.
Rich Hill (11-5) pitched two-hit ball for seven innings to keep the playoff-bound Dodgers on a roll.
Walker Buehler was set to start for the Dodgers (91-71) as the defending NL champions try for a sixth straight West title. The Rockies host the Washington Nationals on Friday night, and the Cardinals begin a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Manny Machado has 12 hits and is batting.293 over his past 10 games for Los Angeles. Colorado is hitting a collective.257 on the year, led by Nolan Arenado's mark of.297.
"Not how we scripted it", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after Wednesday's second consecutive loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, which dropped LA into second place. Brian Dozier's two-run homer and a two-run double by Kemp highlighted a seven-run third inning.
So, let's take a look at some of the infamous and some of the best moments in Giants and Dodgers history where the Giants played the role of spoiler.
Joe Panik and Evan Longoria got the only hits, a pair of singles, for the Giants, who went 5-21 in September. The Dodgers used the sweep to win the season series from the Giants 10-9.
Giants: Rookie Dereck Rodriguez (6-4, 2.50) faces the Dodgers for the first time.
Buehler will take the mound on a roll, having allowed two earned runs in 20 innings of his last three starts. "You never know, I could come back. but it is unknown and it really was just wonderful".
Then out in AT&T Park's vast right field for perhaps the final time in a Giants uniform, he tipped his cap every direction to the rousing ovation.