Cards pound Greinke early

Jul 20, 2014

Cards pound Greinke early

Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings. The Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander allowed the first four St. Louis hitters to reach base and score in a 4-2 loss to the Cardinals on Saturday, which gave him losses in consecutive regular-season starts for ...

Dodgers take NL West lead

Jul 4, 2014

Dodgers take NL West lead

Zack Greinke challenged baseball’s hottest hitter. The Los Angeles right-hander won the battle with Troy Tulowitzki and the Dodgers went on to win the game. Greinke pitched eight solid innings, Juan Uribe hit the go-ahead single in the ninth inning and Los Angeles beat ...

Kershaw fans 15, no-hits Rockies

Jun 19, 2014

Kershaw fans 15, no-hits Rockies

Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Kershaw’s gem gave the Dodgers the only ...

Ryu flirts with perfect game

May 27, 2014

Ryu flirts with perfect game

Dodgers starter Ryu Hyun-jin retired his first 21 batters before Todd Frazier’s leadoff double in the eighth inning, and Los Angeles held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Monday. The Reds hit only three balls out of the infield before Frazier doubled down ...

D-Backs shell Kershaw, L.A.

May 18, 2014

D-Backs shell Kershaw, L.A.

Clayton Kershaw had been solid in two starts since returning from the disabled list. Once the Arizona Diamondbacks started hitting the two-time Cy Young Award winner, he couldn’t stop them. Kershaw allowed seven runs in the second inning in the second-shortest outing of his ...

Puig ignites Dodgers in twinbill sweep over Twins

May 2, 2014

Puig ignites Dodgers in twinbill sweep over Twins

After Yasiel Puig carried the Dodgers early, it was little-known Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera who came up big at the end of a long day. Van Slyke and Butera homered in the 12th inning and Los Angeles held on to beat the ...

Puig crushes homer to help lift Dodgers

Apr 2, 2014

Puig crushes homer to help lift Dodgers

It’s been a bumpy road for the Los Angeles Dodgers since they returned stateside after beginning the season with two wins against Arizona in Australia. Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw is expected to miss the bulk of April with a swollen ...

Padres beat Dodgers in U.S. curtain raiser

Mar 31, 2014

Padres beat Dodgers in U.S. curtain raiser

For one day at least, the moderate-payroll San Diego Padres are in first place in the NL West, ahead of the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers. Seth Smith hit a towering drive for a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home ...

Tanaka struggles in victory

Mar 23, 2014

Tanaka struggles in victory

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs over 5⅔ innings on Saturday and earned the win in a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Tanaka, who has shown periodic lack of control but plenty of movement on his pitches in his first ...

Kershaw, Dodgers top Diamondbacks in Australian opener

Mar 22, 2014

Kershaw, Dodgers top Diamondbacks in Australian opener

Clayton Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground. A crowd of about 40,000 watched as ...

Puig leads Dodgers to win in Australia

Mar 20, 2014

Puig leads Dodgers to win in Australia

Yasiel Puig broke out of a spring-long batting slump to hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning Thursday and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-2 win over Team Australia in an exhibition game at the revamped Sydney Cricket ...

MLB hopes to spur interest in Australia during series

Mar 14, 2014

MLB hopes to spur interest in Australia during series

Former Boston Red Sox coach Jon Deeble, who’s been around Australian baseball for more than 30 years, figures next weekend’s season-opening, two-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney will have a “massive impact” on the sport Down Under. Certainly ...