Naomi Osaka tosses ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium

Baseball / MLB Jul 25, 2019

Naomi Osaka tosses ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka threw the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday's Los Angeles Dodgers-Los Angeles Angels game. While she said she was nervous and lacked practice ahead of the pitch, the world No. 2 women's singles player, threw the ball to ...

Kenta Maeda wins in return from injury

Baseball / MLB May 27, 2019

Kenta Maeda wins in return from injury

Kenta Maeda returned from the 10-day injured list and earned his sixth victory of the season, after the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with an 11-7 win on Sunday. Maeda (6-2) allowed three runs while striking out four over five ...

Kenta Maeda avoids loss as Dodgers fall against Padres

Baseball / MLB May 6, 2019

Kenta Maeda avoids loss as Dodgers fall against Padres

Kenta Maeda exited with his team trailing on Sunday but avoided taking a loss despite the Los Angeles Dodgers suffering an 8-5 walk-off defeat against the San Diego Padres. Maeda yielded four runs on three walks and three hits, including an early home run to ...

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda notches second victory of season

Baseball / MLB Apr 6, 2019

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda notches second victory of season

Kenta Maeda claimed his second win of the season Friday as the Los Angeles Dodgers continued their strong start by beating the Colorado Rockies 10-6. The right-hander, making his second start, allowed a run on four hits and four walks, while striking out four over ...

Shohei Ohtani made big splash in debut season in majors

Baseball / MLB Dec 27, 2018

Shohei Ohtani made big splash in debut season in majors

Shohei Ohtani's historic big league debut wasn't the only story coming out of the majors this year, but it often seemed like it. The ups and downs of the hard-hitting, hard-throwing American League Rookie of the Year captured imaginations on both sides of the Pacific, ...

Baseball / MLB Dec 12, 2018

Kenta Maeda will return to Dodgers' starting rotation in 2019

Kenta Maeda will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting rotation next season, manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday. Speaking at Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings, Roberts said the Japanese right-hander would be used as a starter after being moved into a bullpen role for the ...

Kenta Maeda, Hideki Matsui to appear in MLB All-Star series

Baseball / MLB Oct 29, 2018

Kenta Maeda, Hideki Matsui to appear in MLB All-Star series

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda was added Monday to the major league all-star team that will take on Samurai Japan next month, while former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui was named as a bench coach. With the number of players raised from 28 ...

Kenta Maeda flops in ninth as BoSox seize Game 4

Baseball / MLB Oct 28, 2018

Kenta Maeda flops in ninth as BoSox seize Game 4

Kenta Maeda was tasked with getting one out, but four ninth-inning runs scored before he could do so and it cost the Los Angeles Dodgers dearly in a 9-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in World Series Game 4 on Saturday. The win gives ...

Dodgers place Kenta Maeda on paternity list

Baseball / MLB Jul 8, 2018

Dodgers place Kenta Maeda on paternity list

Right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the paternity list by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, a day after his wife gave birth to his second child, a son. Manager Dave Roberts said the 30-year-old is set to rejoin his teammates by Tuesday, and will ...