LOS ANGELES -- Don Mattingly had enough confidence to keep Chris Withrow on the mound with one out in the eighth inning after he walked the bases loaded. Houston Astros Jersey . It paid off against two of the toughest outs in the majors. Withrow struck out Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki to escape the jam and help preserve a 6-3 victory for Paul Maholm and the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. "Obviously, you dont like to see the bases loaded with those guys coming up," Maholm said. "But youve got confidence in Chris because with the stuff he has, he can strike out anybody and get out of anything he gets himself into." Withrow, a first-round draft pick by the Dodgers in 2007, relieved Maholm with a 5-2 lead and walked the bases loaded. But Gonzalez, who has hit 15 homers against the Dodgers since the start of the 2010 season, fanned on a 1-2 pitch and Tulowitzki whiffed on a 2-2 delivery. "Thats a perfect situation for me and Tulo to change the game, but it didnt happen tonight," Gonzalez said. Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Matt Kemp also went deep in support of Maholm (1-2). The left-hander threw 84 pitches over seven innings, allowing two runs and six hits in his fourth start with the defending NL West champions. "Everything was working," Maholm said. "I was able to throw breaking balls for strikes. I fell behind some guys, but I was confident enough in my sinker to throw it behind in the count and get some groundballs. I felt way more in rhythm today than I have in any other outing." Maholm, a veteran left-hander who signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract as a free agent in February, had lost his previous seven decisions against the Rockies and was 1-8 with a 6.63 ERA in 10 career starts against them. "I cant tell you I was the most confident person going to the mound, knowing my history against them," Maholm said. "But I havent faced them in a few years, and I think Ive changed as a pitcher since then. Besides, I wasnt pitching in Colorado, so you just go out there, try to get ahead and get groundballs." Yasiel Puig added an insurance run in the ninth with a ground-rule double, and Kenley Jansen got three outs for his ninth save after Brian Wilson walked the first two batters in the ninth -- one of whom scored on a bases-loaded groundout by Charlie Culberson. Juan Nicasio (2-1) gave up five runs and eight hits in 4 1-3 innings for Colorado. The Dodgers grabbed a 3-1 lead with three runs in the third, capped by Kemps towering drive to right field that barely cleared Brandon Barnes outstretched glove as he made a leaping try. Kemp initially thought he was robbed of a homer -- as did the crowd of 45,241 -- until Barnes opened his empty glove. A relieved Kemp then continued his jog around the bases with a huge grin after his second homer in 52 at-bats since the pair he hit against San Franciscos Matt Cain on April 6 at Dodger Stadium. "I thought he caught the ball. Then I saw him slam his glove on the ground and that showed me that he didnt, so I was happy about that," Kemp said. Puig added a two-out RBI single in the fourth -- the first time this season that hes driven in runs in back-to-back games after his home run and RBI single Friday night. Gonzalez led off the fifth with his 1,500th career hit, an opposite-field homer to left that gave the Dodgers a 5-2 lead. The Rockies opened the scoring in the third on Barnes two-out RBI single. Colorado got another run in the fifth on Justin Morneaus RBI single, following a double to centre by Wilin Rosario that Kemp lost in the twilight. But second baseman Gordon kept the damage to a minimum when he robbed DJ LeMahieu of a single up the middle with a diving play and started an inning-ending double play with a backhanded flip to shortstop Justin Turner. NOTES: Ramirez left the game because of a bruised right thumb. X-rays were negative. ... Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will throw another bullpen session Monday, following the 56-pitch minor league rehab start he had on Friday night with Class-A Rancho Cucamonga. Mattingly would prefer one more rehab start for the two-time Cy Young Award winner, who hasnt pitched since the season opener on March 22 in Australia because of a muscle strain in his upper back. "I know our medical staff does. Im not sure if Kersh buys into that," Mattingly said. "Theres been a small debate going on, but I dont want to be a part of the debate. Well just see how his pen goes, and go from there. He felt good today. He said he felt like he didnt even pitch." ... 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Watch the game live on TSN Canadiens and listen on TSN Radio 690 starting at 7:30pm et.Cristiano Ronaldo must reinvent himself if he wants to prolong his Real Madrid career, according to Sky Sports La Liga Weekly podcast. The forward, who turns 32 in February, was recently substituted for tactical reasons for the first time in his seven years at the Santiago Bernabeu in Reals 2-2 draw at Las Palmas. Ronaldo shows his displeasure after being substituted by Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane at Las Palmas However, while Real head coach Zinedine Zidane was criticised in some quarters of the Spanish press for the move, with Ronaldo himself visibly unhappy with the decision, Sky Sports Spanish football commentator Rob Palmer thinks the Frenchman made the right call. Ronaldo turns 32 in February and he is now at the veteran stage of his career, but the problem is he has not quite accepted that now, Palmer told this weeks La Liga Weekly podcast.He still thinks he is a young man and he parades himself round the field and that does not help him. Ronaldo scored four goals including a perfect hat-trick as Portugal annihilated Andorra 6-0 in Match Day 2 of the World Cup qualifiers When he gets to the point where he accepts that he is no longer the great Cristiano Ronaldo when he was 27, 28 and scoring 55 goals a season and has to slightly reinvent himself, like Lionel Messi is having to do at the moment, then he will maybe become more acceptable to the general public. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ￡6.99. No contract. You would have to say though that as a manager, he would be your problem in the changing room because you would still want to get the best out of him, massage his ego and you would want Cristiano Ronaldo in your team.But I thought it was great management by Zinedine Zidane the other week to bring him off as he was not being effective in that game. It would be foolish to get rid of him when he is 31, 32. He is not at the peak of his powers, but he is not past it yet either. Rob Palmer, Sky Sports Spanish football commentator And when you looked around the playyers and thought: Who should I bring off who is not having an impact on this game and who will raise the game of everybody else? and he brought Ronaldo off. Jeff Bagwell Astros Jersey. If you can bring Ronaldo off, then that gets everybody elses backs up, as if he is going to go for the first time, and it was the first time he had been taken off tactically, then this manager actually means the business.So I thought it was great management by Zidane, even though he got hammered in the Spanish press for it at the time. Cristiano Ronaldo was far from impressed after being substituted for Real Madrid at Las Palmas If Ronaldo wants to maintain his career in the Spanish capital, though, the Portugal international - whose current deal at Real runs until the summer of 2018 - must copy the likes of Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta and change his game, Palmer thinks.It is how Cristiano Ronaldo reinvents himself - he keeps coming out with: I am going to play until I am 40, I am still a great player. So he just needs to look in the mirror really, he said.But he can still be an effective player till he is 35, 36 if he reinvents himself as Xavi [Hernandez] did, as Iniesta is currently doing, as Messi has done as well.But he has been injured and maybe he came back a little bit early and maybe Real Madrid are guilty of playing him before he is ready. Once he is back in the changing room, he is on the pitch as they want him to play. Zidane (right) may need to start managing Ronaldos time on the pitch to prolong his career at the Santiago Bernabeu Equally, however, if Ronaldo is to keep playing at the highest level until the end of Real contract, then Palmer believes Zidane will need to keep managing his star mans game time going forward.He has always played the full 90 minutes when he is fit, so maybe he has to be managed a bit more and Zidane has to be that man who goes head-to-head with him, he added.But it would be foolish to get rid of him when he is 31, 32. 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