Maeda enjoys eventful debut

Apr 7, 2016

Maeda enjoys eventful debut

So much joy and so much agony in one game. Pitcher Kenta Maeda homered in the second at-bat of his major league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and beat the Padres 7-0, making San Diego the first team in major ...

Dodgers' Maeda sharp in final start of spring

Apr 2, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda sharp in final start of spring

Kenta Maeda was sharp in his final preseason tuneup on Friday, throwing four innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Pitching for the first time at Dodger Stadium, his new home park, Maeda allowed two runs ...

Maeda holds it together in preseason defeat

Mar 28, 2016

Maeda holds it together in preseason defeat

Right-hander Kenta Maeda struggled with his control on Sunday, but was able to battle over 5⅓ innings in his fifth preseason start since joining the Los Angeles Dodgers in the offseason. The former Hiroshima Carp ace allowed three runs, two earned, on four hits ...

Maeda makes third start

Mar 16, 2016

Maeda makes third start

New Los Angeles Dodger Kenta Maeda made his third preseason start, allowing two unearned runs in 3⅔ innings on Tuesday. The former Hiroshima Carp ace allowed four hits and two walks, while striking out three in a 3⅔-inning stint as the Dodgers lost 8-6 ...

Maeda impresses in second spring start

Mar 11, 2016

Maeda impresses in second spring start

Kenta Maeda pitched three scoreless innings in his second start, A.J. Ellis had two hits and drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Thursday. Maeda signed a $25 million, eight-year deal with the Dodgers following eight ...

Maeda solid in debut

Mar 6, 2016

Maeda solid in debut

Kenta Maeda threw two scoreless innings in his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, striking out two and giving up one hit in a 7-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. Maeda, who signed a $25 million, eight-year deal in January after eight ...

Maeda, rehabbing Ryu toss bullpen sessions

Feb 27, 2016

Maeda, rehabbing Ryu toss bullpen sessions

Kenta Maeda limited his third bullpen of the spring on Friday to 34 pitches as he threw alongside rehabbing lefty Ryu Hyu-jin at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ training camp. “Because I felt good throwing, I thought that’s enough,” said Maeda, who is trying to ...

Maeda likes moderate pace of MLB practices

Feb 21, 2016

Maeda likes moderate pace of MLB practices

Right-hander Kenta Maeda enjoyed the more moderate pace of his first American spring training on Saturday. “Because practice in Japan is exhausting, this is just right,” the former Hiroshima Carp ace said on the first day of workouts for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitchers ...