Cubs beat Dodgers again, now win from World Series

Oct 21, 2016

Cubs beat Dodgers again, now win from World Series

Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday. The Cubs grabbed a 3-2 lead in ...

Montero lifts Cubs in opener

Oct 16, 2016

Montero lifts Cubs in opener

Miguel Montero delivered one memorable swing, Javier Baez stole home with a daring dash down the line and Jon Lester turned in another steady performance. Business as usual this year for the Chicago Cubs, who are off and running in the NL Championship Series. ...

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

Oct 3, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

Kenta Maeda was tagged with the loss in his shortest outing in the majors as the Los Angeles Dodgers were defeated by the San Francisco Giants 7-1 in the final game of the regular season on Sunday. Maeda (16-11) was knocked out in 2⅔ ...

Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Sep 28, 2016

Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Kenta Maeda was tagged with his 10th loss this season after lasting only four innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 7-1 defeat to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Maeda missed out on a chance to post the most wins by a Japanese pitcher ...

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 ...