4 rookies make Dodgers roster for NLDS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers included four rookies on their NL Division Series roster.
First baseman Matt Beaty, second baseman Gavin Lux, catcher Will Smith and reliever...
Dodgers start 1 of 4 rookies in Game 1 of NLDS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are starting just one of their four rookies in Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
Will Smith is catching right-handed starter Walker...
Dodgers healing up ahead of NLDS vs Nationals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nagging injuries to Justin Turner, Rich Hill and Joe Kelly have improved enough that all three will be available when the Los Angeles Dodgers open the National League Division...
Bochy loses to Dodgers 9-0 in final game as Giants manager
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy spoke to a ballpark filled with thousands of lives he touched in some way and thanked them all straight from the heart, no notes necessary.
Los Angeles’ Seager puts 11-game hit streak on the line against Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers (104-56, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (77-83, third in the NL West)
Colorado visits San Francisco in division matchup
Colorado Rockies (68-90, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (76-82, third in the NL West)
Davis hits first career home run to lift Giants past Rox
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jaylin Davis recently met "The Say Hey Kid" and later learned from manager Bruce Bochy that Hall of Famer Willie Mays had his own early struggles at the plate.
Ryu hits, pitches Dodgers to 100th win, 7-4 over Rockies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu and Will Smith showed Sunday that with a little care and attention, all relationships can blossom.
The NL Cy Young Award candidate and the rookie catcher were...
Dodgers top Padres 6-4 in 10 after Jansen blows another save
SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a wild pitch left Kenley Jansen with his seventh blown save of the season, Kiké Hernández helped pick up the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers closer.
New York takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Los Angeles
New York Yankees (83-46, first in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (85-44, first in the AL West)
Diamondbacks look to break 3-game skid against Giants
San Francisco Giants (62-61, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (61-62, second in the NL West)
Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3
ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are hitting home runs at a record pace, and manager Dave Roberts loves every minute of it.
"It makes me look really good, and it makes the Dodgers look...
Dodgers seek series sweep against Marlins
Los Angeles Dodgers (80-41, first in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (44-74, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (11-2, 2.77...
Smith hits 2 of Dodgers’ 6 HRs as they pound Marlins 15-1
MIAMI (AP) — Even by the Dodgers' high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary.
Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with...
Giants score 3 in eighth inning, rally past Phillies 9-6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith's resume as a pitcher has grown substantially this season, with 28 saves and an All-Star appearance.
It turns out the Giants' closer is pretty good with a...
Turner’s 2 HRs, Ryu’s 7 innings send Dodgers past Dbacks 9-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu's ERA is already the lowest in baseball, and it's somehow still dropping even faster than the Los Angeles Dodgers' rapidly diminishing magic number.
Dodgers ride 5-game win streak into matchup with Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks (58-57, second in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (77-40, first in the NL West)
; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (10-7, 4.03...
Gonsolin expected to start as Dodgers host the Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals (58-52, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (74-40, first in the NL West)
Posey’s pinch-hit double lifts Giants over Rockies, 6-5
DENVER (AP) — Steven Duggar kept San Francisco in the game with a run-saving catch and Buster Posey put the Giants ahead with a rare pinch-hit.
Los Angeles hosts San Diego in division matchup
San Diego Padres (50-58, fourth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (72-39, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Eric Lauer (5-8, 4.52...
Smith’s slam, Kershaw’s K’s lead Dodgers past Padres, 8-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith has packed an extraordinary number of incredible achievements into his 14 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers. A curtain call in front of a sellout Dodger Stadium...
Giants, Phillies players help corral wind-blown tarp
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Players from the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies rushed to help the grounds crew put the tarp on the field when strong wind blew it out of control a few hours...
Smith’s 3-run homer lifts Dodgers over Rockies 5-1
DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers didn't make a lot of noise at the trading deadline, but they made plenty in their final turn at the plate on Wednesday.
Rockies win for 6th time in 24 games, Gray beats Dodgers 9-1
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray escaped an early jam and went on to pitch a gem — just what Colorado needed to snap a long string of subpar play.
Gray allowed three hits over eight innings to win for...
Nationals take 3-game slide into matchup with Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers (69-37, first in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (55-49, second in the NL East)
Smith HR, 6 RBIs, leads Kershaw, Dodgers over Nationals 9-3
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers' explosive lineup may be getting even stronger.
Rookie catcher Will Smith homered and drove in six runs, leading Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers...
Anderson, Giants to take on Gray, Rockies on Wednesday
San Francisco Giants (46-49, fourth in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (46-49, third in the NL West)
Denver; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Shaun Anderson (3-2,...
Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford capped a big day at the plate with a defensive gem.
Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of two games Monday, and the San...
Bumgarner, Giants to take on Davies, Brewers on Saturday
San Francisco Giants (42-48, fifth in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (47-45, second in the NL Central)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are looking to expand their brands under a new corporate umbrella.
The Hollywood power couple on Wednesday announced the launch of a new...
All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears
CLEVELAND (AP) — For a day, Will Smith was in for quite a treat — teammates with Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman and Christian Yelich.
Soon, the San Francisco reliever could be playing with...
Dodgers with big lead as they chase another NL West title
The Los Angeles Dodgers needed a one-game playoff to win the NL West last year.
That appears to have been an aberration.
After six straight victories, the Dodgers now lead the division...
Rookie trifecta: Smith delivers 3rd straight walk-off for LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had seen fellow Los Angeles Dodgers rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo deliver walk-off homers during their weekend series against the Colorado Rockies. Hours after...
Dickerson, bullpen help Giants beat Diamondbacks 7-4
PHOENIX (AP) — Alex Dickerson has had two nights to remember in his return to the big leagues.
Dickerson had three RBIs, and five San Francisco relievers held the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save.
Review: ‘Men in Black’ returns, a little worse for wear
Would any fictional gadget be more coveted by Hollywood executives than the memory-erasing "Men in Black" neuralyzer? Imagine the lucrative benefits of being able to, with a single flash, make...
Will Smith’s 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith is making himself at home during his first week in the major leagues.
The red-headed rookie — called up when catcher Austin Barnes got hurt — hit a towering,...
Review: Smith’s fine in ‘Aladdin.’ Another guy’s the problem
It's pretty clear after watching the new live-action "Aladdin" that doubts about Will Smith's casting as the Genie are overblown. It's the guy behind the camera who should be doubted. And stuffed...
Recreating ‘Aladdin’s’ magic with Will Smith and fresh faces
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1992, Disney transported audiences to the mythical land of Agrabah, where they met a street rat with a heart of gold, a flying carpet, a headstrong princess and a magical...
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