Red Sox infielder Justin Turner hit in face by pitchMarch 7, 2023 GMT
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox infielder Justin Turner needed 16 stitches after he was hit in the face by a pitch during Monday's spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.
The 38-year-old Turner fell to the ground after getting drilled by right-hander Matt Manning.
Turner gets stitches after HBP in face, Judge clubs 1st HRMarch 7, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Boston Red Sox infielder Justin Turner needed 16 stitches, but appeared to avoid any broken bones, after he was hit in the face by a pitch during Monday’s game against the Detroit Tigers.
Red Sox sign former Dodgers All-Star Turner to 1-year dealJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox signed infielder Justin Turner to a one-year contract on Friday, adding a player they hope can help make up for the loss of All-Star infielder Xander Bogaerts in free agency.
Dodgers decline $16M club option on All-Star Justin TurnerNovember 10, 2022 GMT
The Los Angeles Dodgers have declined their $16 million option on two-time All-Star Justin Turner.
The team also said Thursday it extended qualifying offers to two All-Stars, shortstop Trea Turner and left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson.
Justin Turner wins MLB’s Clemente Award for philanthropyNovember 1, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner won Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Award for character, community involvement and philanthropy on Monday.
Dodgers top wild Rockies, 1st NL team to 110 wins since 1909October 2, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman and the Los Angeles Dodgers became the first National League team in more than a century to win 110 regular-season games, taking advantage of 10 walks to rally past the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Saturday night.
Padres beat Dodgers 4-3 in 10 to reduce magic number to 4September 28, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro is used to being in position to walk off games. Just not with a walk-off walk.
Alfaro drew a bases-loaded free pass from Craig Kimbrel with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Tuesday night to reduce their magic number for clinching a wild-card berth to four.
Betts, Muncy lead Dodgers to 4-3 win over Giants in 10September 19, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mookie Betts had an RBI double in the 10th inning, Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday night.
The Dodgers beat the Giants for the 15th time in 19 meetings this season, getting that many wins for the first time in the rivalry that goes back to 1884.
Thompson 2-run HR backs Urías’ 17th win, Dodgers beat GiantsSeptember 18, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Freddie Freeman is a 100-game winner for the first time, and he wants to pile on many more before these dominant Dodgers are done.
Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer to back Julio Urías' 17th win, and NL West champion Los Angeles beat up on the San Francisco Giants again with a 7-2 victory Saturday night to notch the 10th 100-win season in franchise history and fourth in six years.
Dustin May no-hits Giants for 5 innings, Dodgers win 5-0September 17, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Dave Roberts considered giving Dustin May one more inning then thought better of it.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are counting on much more from May down the stretch and into the postseason — and his post-Tommy John form is coming along well that no added risk is worth it.
Dodgers 1st team to clinch a playoff spot, rout Padres 11-2September 12, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reaching the playoffs is becoming routine yet still special for Justin Turner and the the Los Angeles Dodgers.
After emphatically becoming the first team to clinch a postseason spot this year with an 11-2 victory Sunday over the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers didn't celebrate on the field beyond their usual post-victory handshake line.
Turners turn it around, Dodgers rally to beat Giants 7-3September 8, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy took things into his own hands with the Los Angeles Dodgers trailing 2-0. He beat the shift with a bunt, bringing Justin Turner to the plate — and Turner responded with a three-run homer.
Dodgers outslug Giants 6-3, Muncy homers twiceSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Gallo blasted a go-ahead, three-run homer in the second inning, Max Muncy added a pair of solo shots and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Giants try to keep win streak alive against the DodgersSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
San Francisco Giants (65-68, third in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (92-42, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: TBD; Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (13-3, 2.68 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 114 strikeouts)
Urias sharp, Dodgers unload in rout of PadresSeptember 4, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julio Urias continued to solidify his spot atop the Dodgers’ rotation while Mookie Betts hit one of Los Angeles' four home runs in a 12-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night that ended their three-game losing streak.
Díaz escapes jam, Mets beat Dodgers 5-3 to win seriesSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Díaz struck out Gavin Lux on a 102.8 mph fastball to escape a jam in the eighth inning, and the New York Mets beat the major league-best Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Thursday.
Francisco Lindor hit a tying double in the sixth against Chris Martin (4-1) and scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Darin Ruf after the Mets were held to one hit in five innings by Clayton Kershaw, who made his first start since Aug.
Mookie Betts homers again as Dodgers beat Marlins 8-1August 28, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Mookie Betts homered for the third straight game, Julio Urías pitched six sparkling innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 8-1 on Sunday.
Justin Turner and Max Muncy had three hits apiece for the NL West-leading Dodgers, who are 28-8 since the All-Star break.
Alcántara hurls 4th complete game, Marlins top Dodgers 2-1August 28, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcántara bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by throwing a complete-game six-hitter as the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Saturday night.
After allowing a season-high six runs in 3 2/3 innings against the Dodgers on Aug.
Betts hits 2 HRs, Dodgers score 5 in 10th, beat Marlins 10-6August 27, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Mookie Betts homered twice and hit a go-ahead double in the Dodgers’ five-run 10th inning to lead Los Angeles past the Miami Marlins 10-6 on Friday night.
Freddie Freeman, Justin Turner and Trea Turner each had two hits and an RBI for the NL-West leading Dodgers, who are 27-7 since the All-Star break.
Dustin May dominates in MLB return, Dodgers beat Marlins 7-0August 21, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dustin May dominated for five innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, Will Smith and Justin Turner hit three-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers rolled to a 7-0 victory Saturday over the Miami Marlins.
Caratini’s 2-run single in 11th rallies Brewers over DodgersAugust 17, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Victor Caratini hit a two-run single off Dodgers closer Craig Kimbrel in the 11th inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers over Los Angeles 5-4 on Tuesday night.
“I just tried to make contact,” said Caratini, who was mobbed by his teammates after the hit.
Dodgers strike early, avoid sweep with 7-1 win over NatsJuly 27, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning.
After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too.
Dodgers start season at home against the GiantsJuly 23, 2022 GMT
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Wood (6-7, 4.20 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 90 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (8-6, 2.89 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
Kershaw perfect into 8th inning; Dodgers beat Angels 9-1July 16, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a perfect game through the seventh and finished with eight scoreless innings of one-hit ball in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 9-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Dodgers go deep 3 times in 7-2 win over PadresJuly 3, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman has been a consistent hitter in his first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The All-Star first baseman though was lacking in the power department for most of the season.
Justin Turner hits 2 HRs, Dodgers beat Padres 3-1July 1, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner finally found his power at the plate and Chris Taylor made a sparking defensive outfield play that was too much for the San Diego Padres.
Los Angeles Dodgers (32-14, first in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (23-25, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (5-0, 3.30 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-2, 4.81 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)
Betts hits leadoff HR, sparks Dodgers over D-backs 3-2May 29, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Mookie Betts led off Saturday night's game with a homer. Dave Roberts — sarcastically — said he was disappointed there weren't many highlights that followed.
“He only got two hits tonight,” the Dodgers manager said with a grin.
Rios, Betts hit back-to-back HRs, Dodgers top D-backs 6-4May 28, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Mookie Betts was almost apologetic about a lack of offense for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Then the slugger was reminded that the team's lineup still smacked three homers and had nine hits in a 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Turner’s 3-run homer lifts Dodgers over D-backs for sweepMay 19, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Wednesday to complete a four-game sweep tha extended their winning streak to five.
Justin Turner 3-run HR, Dodgers top D-backs for 4-game sweepMay 19, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler tossed his first career shutout against the Arizona Diamondbacks last month. He wasn't nearly as sharp facing them again.
Still, Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 5-3 victory on Wednesday to complete a four-game sweep.
Turner powers Dodgers to doubleheader sweep of DiamondbacksMay 18, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Dodgers keep falling behind early, they’ve had enough power lately to make sure they don’t stay there.
Edwin Rios hit a three-run homer during a six-run second inning and the Dodgers erased another quick deficit Tuesday night in a 12-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to sweep the first doubleheader between the NL West rivals.
Diamondbacks visit the Dodgers to begin 4-game seriesMay 16, 2022 GMT
Arizona Diamondbacks (18-17, fourth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (21-12, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (2-1, 1.78 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 20 strikeouts); Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (3-0, 1.33 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (17-17, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (20-12, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (0-0); Dodgers: TBD
Phillies batter Dodgers’ pitching again, win 12-10 in 10May 14, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No team in the majors has hit the Los Angeles Dodgers this season as effectively as the Philadelphia Phillies did during back-to-back victories at Chavez Ravine.
And they didn't even let up after Justin Turner dramatically propelled the Dodgers into extra innings.
Phillies visit the Dodgers to open 4-game seriesMay 12, 2022 GMT
Philadelphia Phillies (13-17, fourth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (20-9, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Zack Wheeler (0-0); Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (3-0, 2.78 ERA, .97 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
Dodgers take on the Pirates after Turner’s 4-hit gameMay 11, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (20-8, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (12-16, third in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Ryan Pepiot (0-0); Pirates: Dillon Peters (3-1, 2.45 ERA, .75 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
Justin Turner hits 3 of Dodgers’ 8 doubles in rout of BucsMay 11, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Turner hit three of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ eight doubles and finished with four hits and four RBIs in an 11-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
The Dodgers hadn’t hit eight doubles in a game since moving to Los Angeles from Brooklyn in 1958.
Turner, Taylor turn HRs into 5-1 Dodgers win over TigersApril 30, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and Chris Taylor each hit their first home runs of the season to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Tyler Anderson (2-0) earned the win for the Dodgers, allowing one earned run on five hits in five innings.
Kershaw perfect through 7 innings, Dodgers beat Twins 7-0April 14, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a perfect game through seven innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers in his season debut before being pulled, dominating the Minnesota Twins with 13 strikeouts in 21 batters during a 7-0 victory on Wednesday.
Dodgers outlast rain, Twins for 7-2 victoryApril 13, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trea Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers broke open a tie game with a six-run eighth inning, then waited out the rain to take a 7-2 victory Tuesday night in their series opener against the Minnesota Twins.
Kershaw pitches 4 scoreless innings for Dodgers vs. D-backsMarch 28, 2022 GMT
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have so many stars this season that Clayton Kershaw is just one of the guys.
But there's little doubt the three-time NL Cy Young Award winner is still an extremely important piece to one of MLB's best teams.
Scherzer watches, Buehler struggles as Dodgers’ season endsOctober 24, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball’s biggest payroll couldn’t buy the Los Angeles Dodgers another championship.
Certainly not with so many high-priced expenditures stuck on the bench when it mattered most.
Dodgers opener Kelly gives up HR, injured in NLCS Game 5October 22, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers opener Joe Kelly gave up a two-run homer to Atlanta's Freddie Freeman in the first inning and soon exited with tightness in his right biceps Thursday night as Los Angeles tried to avoid elimination in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series.
Justin Turner scratched with neck injury for DodgersOctober 17, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) —
Third baseman Justin Turner is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup for Game 2 of the NL Championship Series because of a stinger on the right side of his neck.
Turner, a Dodger stalwart who played in 79 postseason games, aggravated his neck in batting practice before Game 1.
Taylor hits walk-off HR, Dodgers deck Cards 3-1 in WC gameOctober 7, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One big swing by Chris Taylor sent the Los Angeles Dodgers soaring and the St. Louis Cardinals crashing.
Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Dodgers a 3-1 victory Wednesday night in a scintillating NL wild-card game.
Los Angeles will face St. Louis in the NL wild-card gameOctober 6, 2021 GMT
St. Louis Cardinals (90-72, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (0-0, 3.05 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 174 strikeouts) Dodgers: Max Scherzer (0-0, 2.46 ERA, .86 WHIP, 236 strikeouts)
Brewers to take on Dodgers on the roadOctober 3, 2021 GMT
Milwaukee Brewers (95-66, first in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (105-56, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: TBD Dodgers: Walker Buehler (15-4, 2.49 ERA, .96 WHIP, 201 strikeouts)
Urías wins 20th, LA beats Brewers 8-3 to stay alive in WestOctober 3, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One last game, one last chance for the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to grab a share of their ninth consecutive NL West title.
The playoff-bound Dodgers (105-56) must beat Milwaukee again on Sunday and hope the rival first-place Giants (106-55) lose again to San Diego to tie for the title.
Back-to-back homers again carry Dodgers past Padres 8-3October 1, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Roberts rushed into his office after the Dodgers' victory and turned on the TV. He caught a familiar sight — the rival Giants winning again.
Dodgers slam 4 HRs in 8th for 11-9 comeback win over PadresSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers still have a heartbeat in the NL West race, and it was throbbing late in the game.
Corey Seager hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, when Los Angeles went deep four times to rally past the San Diego Padres 11-9 on Wednesday night.
Buehler expected to start as Los Angeles hosts San DiegoSeptember 28, 2021 GMT
San Diego Padres (78-78, third in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (100-56, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Yu Darvish (8-10, 4.21 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 193 strikeouts) Dodgers: Walker Buehler (14-4, 2.58 ERA, .97 WHIP, 196 strikeouts)
Muncy homers in 10th, Dodgers rally for 7-5 win over RockiesSeptember 24, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — The ever-reliable Max Scherzer just couldn't get his usual grip on the baseball in the thin air at Coors Field. He licked his hand. He held the ball tighter. But nothing seemed to work.
Mike Schmidt: Harper is clear MVP, he’s Pete Rose with powerSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
It’s that time of the baseball year again, the individual award season. Who’s the MVP? Who’s the Cy Young winner? Rookie of the Year?
Does the MVP have to come from a team in the postseason? Does MVP mean “most valuable player to a team” or “best player in the league”?
Buehler, Dodgers to face Castillo, RedsSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (94-53, second in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (76-71, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Walker Buehler (14-3, 2.32 ERA, .94 WHIP, 189 strikeouts) Reds: Luis Castillo (7-15, 4.18 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 171 strikeouts)
Defending champion Dodgers beat D-backs, clinch playoff spotSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a postseason berth, getting home runs by Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fifth win in a row.
Dodgers clinch postseason berth in 8-4 win over D-backsSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are chasing the San Francisco Giants in the NL West. They caught their rival in one big way by becoming the second team in the majors to clinch a postseason berth.
Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith homered in an 8-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night that was their fifth in a row.
Gonsolin expected to start for Los Angeles against ArizonaSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
Arizona Diamondbacks (47-97, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (92-53, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Luke Weaver (3-4, 4.24 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 45 strikeouts) Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (2-1, 2.79 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, 45 strikeouts)
Kershaw strikes out 5 in return, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-1September 14, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time.
Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight home victory.
Kershaw expected to start for Los Angeles against ArizonaSeptember 13, 2021 GMT
Arizona Diamondbacks (47-96, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (91-53, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (2-9, 4.32 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 114 strikeouts) Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (9-7, 3.39 ERA, .98 WHIP, 127 strikeouts)