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 ...

Kenta Maeda gets no-decision as Giants rally past Dodgers

Baseball / MLB Apr 30, 2019

Kenta Maeda gets no-decision as Giants rally past Dodgers

Kenta Maeda threw five-plus scoreless innings in a no-decision as the Los Angeles Dodgers squandered a two-run lead, allowing the San Francisco Giants to edge them 3-2 in Monday night's series opener. Maeda scattered seven hits, walked two and struck out three, and was relieved ...

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 ...

Mariners' Yusei Kikuchi still winless after four MLB starts

Baseball / MLB Apr 11, 2019

Mariners' Yusei Kikuchi still winless after four MLB starts

Seattle Mariners rookie Yusei Kikuchi remained winless after four starts on Wednesday, a bad day for all three Japanese starting pitchers in the major leagues. Kikuchi took a no-decision in the Mariners' 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals, while Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish ...

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 ...

Dodgers reportedly back in pursuit of free agent Harper

Baseball / MLB Feb 26, 2019

Dodgers reportedly back in pursuit of free agent Harper

Bryce Harper reportedly met with representatives of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Las Vegas as the drawn-out pursuit of baseball's top free agent extends deep into spring training. Multiple outlets reported Monday the Dodgers are back in the Harper sweepstakes, which had been ...

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 ...