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Maeda struggles as Dodgers fall against Cubs

Baseball / MLB Apr 24, 2019

Maeda struggles as Dodgers fall against Cubs

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda took his second loss of the season after a nightmare start Tuesday, giving up six runs in a 7-2 defeat to the Chicago Cubs. Maeda surrendered four runs in the first inning at Wrigley Field as the Cubs took ...

Kenta Maeda, Alex Verdugo help lift Dodgers over Reds

Baseball / MLB Apr 17, 2019

Kenta Maeda, Alex Verdugo help lift Dodgers over Reds

Kenta Maeda earned his third win of the season and 40th of his MLB career, tossing 6⅔ effective innings to help guide the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. Maeda (3-1) limited the damage to a run and ...

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 ...

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Baseball / MLB Mar 31, 2019

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Yu Darvish had long since flopped in his return to Texas when former teammate Joey Gallo beat the Chicago Cubs with one swing. Gallo hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Rangers rallied for an 8-6 victory Saturday night, giving new manager ...

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 ...

Brewers beat Dodgers to force Game 7

Baseball / MLB Oct 20, 2018

Brewers beat Dodgers to force Game 7

Ryan Braun slid across home plate and raised his arms in sheer joy. A big lead, a bruising bullpen and a boisterous crowd have the Milwaukee Brewers all set up for Game 7. Jesus Aguilar sparked Milwaukee's slumping lineup with three RBIs on a pair of ...