Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

Sep 22, 2016

Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

Yasiel Puig is making his mark against left-handed pitching while helping the Dodgers in a major way. The Cuban outfielder’s three-run homer highlighted a five-run first inning in a 9-3 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, extending the Dodgers’ NL West ...

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Sep 12, 2016

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Ichiro Suzuki connected for a hit off countryman Kenta Maeda as the Miami Marlins blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Ichiro, who made the starting lineup for the first time in three games, smacked Maeda’s slider into center field in the fourth ...

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

Sep 6, 2016

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

The Dodgers mustered just one hit off Zack Greinke through three innings. Then their former teammate faltered and Los Angeles hammered the former Cy Young Award winner for five home runs. Joc Pederson joined the 20-plus home run club with a solo shot and ...

Maeda, Utley lift Dodgers in Philly

Aug 17, 2016

Maeda, Utley lift Dodgers in Philly

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda pitched six strong innings en route to his 12th win as the Dodgers went on to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 15-5 on Tuesday. Chase Utley got curtain calls after each of his two home runs — including a ...

Aug 10, 2016

Maeda helps Dodgers move into first-place tie with Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers powered their way back to the top of the NL West on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick, Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner homered, and the Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 to tie the San Francisco Giants atop the division after ...

Maeda dominant as Dodgers earn third straight victory

Jul 11, 2016

Maeda dominant as Dodgers earn third straight victory

Right-hander Kenta Maeda struck out a career-high 13 as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 for their third straight victory on Sunday. The 28-year-old Maeda, who joined the Dodgers on an eight-year deal this season, recorded his first double-digit strikeout ...

Giants pick up eighth straight win

Jun 20, 2016

Giants pick up eighth straight win

The way the San Francisco Giants are playing lately, even a sloppy defensive performance couldn’t cool off the NL West leaders. Brandon Belt homered and Joe Panik snapped an eighth-inning tie with an RBI single, helping the Giants extend their winning streak to a ...

Maeda hit by line drive in Dodgers' victory

Jun 15, 2016

Maeda hit by line drive in Dodgers' victory

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts watched from the dugout as rookie right-hander Kenta Maeda writhed in pain after being hit by a line drive. The Dodgers’ pitching staff had already endured more than its share of injuries and it appeared as if they ...

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

Jun 9, 2016

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

It took Chris Rusin some time to adjust from the bullpen to the starting rotation this season. On Wednesday night, the Colorado Rockies left-hander finally broke through for the win he had been desperately seeking. Chris Rusin combined with four relievers on a four-hitter ...

Utley, Maeda carry Dodgers to win over Mets

May 29, 2016

Utley, Maeda carry Dodgers to win over Mets

After the New York Mets missed, Chase Utley connected twice. Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 159-kph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing New York ...

Dodgers outlast Padres in epic; Maeda gets no-decision

May 23, 2016

Dodgers outlast Padres in epic; Maeda gets no-decision

It took 17 innings, nearly six hours and pretty much everyone on the roster for Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers to beat the San Diego Padres 9-5 on Sunday. Kenta Maeda blew up after four no-hit innings and was not involved in ...

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

May 17, 2016

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

Led by Albert Pujols and Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels’ offense is starting to come around. Now if only they could preserve their injury-plagued rotation. Pujols and Trout combined to drive in six runs and the Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 ...