Maeda sparks Dodgers on mound, at plate

/ May 26, 2017

Maeda sparks Dodgers on mound, at plate

Kenta Maeda fell into a 3-0 hole in the first inning of his first start for the Dodgers in two weeks since coming off the disabled list. Then, the right-hander rallied Los Angeles to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday ...

/ May 12, 2017

Maeda lands on DL for first time in majors

Second-year right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of tightness in his left hamstring, the Los Angeles Dodgers said Thursday. Maeda, who in his longest start in the majors a day earlier came within two outs of a complete game ...

Rangers outlast Mariners in 13th

/ May 6, 2017

Rangers outlast Mariners in 13th

A stellar performance by the Texas bullpen gave the Rangers enough time for Rougned Odor to come through with the missing big hit. Odor hit a two-run home run in the 13th inning and the Rangers got six innings of shutout relief pitching to ...

Maeda regains form for Dodgers

/ Apr 29, 2017

Maeda regains form for Dodgers

After floundering for the first month of the season, Kenta Maeda found his form Friday night. Maeda threw seven solid innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3. Maeda (2-2) entered with an 8.05 ERA and had failed to reach ...

Maeda allows six in latest outing

/ Apr 23, 2017

Maeda allows six in latest outing

Kenta Maeda gave up six runs over five innings and suffered his second loss of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 11-5 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. At Chase Field in Phoenix, Maeda (1-2) yielded nine hits including four home runs, ...

Aoki helps Astros edge Athletics

/ Apr 16, 2017

Aoki helps Astros edge Athletics

Norichika Aoki scored a run, drove in two and stole a base for the Houston Astros, who overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-6 on Saturday. Aoki singled and scored a run in Houston’s two-run seventh inning, and delivered a tie-breaking ...

Maeda records first victory; M's blow Iwakuma's lead

/ Apr 10, 2017

Maeda records first victory; M's blow Iwakuma's lead

Right-hander Kenta Maeda became the first Japanese pitcher to pick up a win in the major leagues this season as the Los Angeles Dodgers scored in all but three innings and defeated the Colorado Rockies 10-6 on Sunday. Maeda gave up four runs and ...

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

/ Apr 5, 2017

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda gave up three runs over five innings and the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma gave up two solo homers in an otherwise solid six innings as both Japanese lost their first starts of the season Tuesday. Maeda (0-1), who ...

Dodgers want to keep Maeda out of WBC

Jan 12, 2017

Dodgers want to keep Maeda out of WBC

The Los Angeles Dodgers do not intend to let right-hander Kenta Maeda play for Japan in the World Baseball Classic in March, a team source said Wednesday. The source said Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, decided not to allow the 28-year-old ...