SAN DIEGO (AP) — Freddie Freeman helped the Atlanta Braves win the World Series last year and on Wednesday night he helped the Los Angeles Dodgers set the franchise season record with their 107th victory.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Mookie Betts having the night off. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed his bat in the ninth inning and their All-Star came up big off the bench.
Arizona Diamondbacks (70-80, fourth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (103-46, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (12-3, 2.52 ERA, .92 WHIP, 167 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (17-7, 2.27 ERA, .95 WHIP, 152 strikeouts)
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.
PHOENIX (AP) — Leave the math to everyone else. The Los Angeles Dodgers know how to win baseball games.
Mookie Betts hit a three-run homer, Cody Bellinger added a two-run double and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-0 on Monday night behind Tyler Anderson, becoming the first major league team to clinch a playoff spot this season.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers, it turns out, aren't definitely in the playoffs quite yet.
Despite a postgame clinching toast by manager Dave Roberts in the clubhouse Sunday, the celebration was a bit premature.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Nimmo saved Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets with a breathtaking catch at the center-field fence, and Edwin Díaz entered to Timmy Trumpet’s live horns at Citi Field before closing out the Los Angeles Dodgers for a scintillating 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
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.
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.
Los Angeles Dodgers (87-37, first in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (54-71, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Dustin May (1-0, .00 ERA, .60 WHIP, nine strikeouts); Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (11-6, 2.19 ERA, .99 WHIP, 157 strikeouts)
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.
Milwaukee Brewers (65-57, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (85-37, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (0-0); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-1, 1.77 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)
Milwaukee Brewers (64-56, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (84-36, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Eric Lauer (8-5, 3.58 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 123 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (13-6, 2.40 ERA, .98 WHIP, 123 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Ryan Pepiot celebrated his 25th birthday in style Sunday, getting the best of a matchup with All-Star Sandy Alcantara to lead a 10-3 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Miami Marlins (52-68, fourth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (83-36, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (11-5, 1.92 ERA, .94 WHIP, 152 strikeouts); Dodgers: Ryan Pepiot (1-0, 4.26 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 29 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith’s fielder’s choice-grounder scored Mookie Betts with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night for their major league-leading 34th come-from-behind victory.
Miami Marlins (52-66, fourth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (81-36, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (3-5, 3.72 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 58 strikeouts); Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (13-2, 2.81 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 101 strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Muncy had a homer and four RBIs, Mookie Betts hit his team-leading 26th home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 13-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil both homered and drove in two runs, leading Carlos Carrasco and the streaking New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Carrasco (13-4) pitched into the seventh inning and struck out nine to win his fifth straight decision and tie for the National League lead in wins.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw left his start with low back pain and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.
Kershaw appeared to feel discomfort while he was warming up before the bottom of the fifth inning.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a game played as Vin Scully’s death was announced by the Dodgers, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night behind Mookie Betts’ home run and three RBIs.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a game played as Vin Scully's death was announced by the Dodgers, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night behind Mookie Betts' 24th home run and three RBIs.
Los Angeles Dodgers (69-33, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (51-52, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Tuesday, 9:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (11-1, 2.61 ERA, .98 WHIP, 91 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Wood (7-8, 4.11 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 99 strikeouts)
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the last-place Washington Nationals rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Tuesday night for their second straight win against the NL West leaders.
Washington Nationals (32-65, fifth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (64-30, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Paolo Espino (0-3, 3.57 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 46 strikeouts); Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (11-0, 2.02 ERA, .84 WHIP, 86 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers accomplished two milestones Saturday during their 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Betts hit his 200th home run, becoming the 27th active player to reach that total.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts broke an eighth-inning tie with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 9-6 on Thursday night after blowing a five-run lead in the seventh.
CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros — they're all just looking for more of the same. The Atlanta Braves' title defense is rolling along, and Julio Rodríguez and the Seattle Mariners are looking to crash the playoff party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball's All-Stars gathered on the field before Tuesday night's game at Dodger Stadium to honor Rachel Robinson on her 100th birthday.
Los Angeles Dodgers star Mookie Betts led the tribute to the widow of Jackie Robinson, speaking to the crowd from the infield grass following the Canadian and U.S.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hanser Alberto hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers climbed out of a huge hole in a 7-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a city of stars, the Angels' Shohei Ohtani and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw will be in the spotlight July 19 at Dodger Stadium.
“I think it’s been a couple of years since I got to compete in an All-Star Game, and something about Dodger Stadium, too, is special,” Kershaw said after pitchers and reserves were announced Sunday.
Chicago Cubs (34-51, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (55-29, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Drew Smyly (0-0); Dodgers: Julio Urias (7-6, 2.57 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tying sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, just missing a grand slam, and Will Smith hit a winning single in the 10th to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Cubs 4-3 Friday night for their eighth straight win against Chicago.
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:
Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels were elected Friday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game along with Mookie Betts and Trea Turner of the host Dodgers.
Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk and Miami second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr.
NEW YORK (AP) — It took four seasons for Shohei Ohtani to join the biggest major league stars of the last eight decades.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even without his best stuff, Tony Gonsolin solidified his case to start for the National League on his home mound in the All-Star Game later this month.
Chicago Cubs (34-48, third in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (52-29, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Mark Leiter Jr. (2-2, 4.85 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (10-0, 1.54 ERA, .82 WHIP, 77 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger scored the winning run on Mookie Betts’ infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy got on base four times and scored three runs. Nearly a month after returning from an elbow problem, he's finding his groove just as the Los Angeles Dodgers lose another All-Star to injury.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts is back in his familiar leadoff and right field spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers, activated off the injured list before Sunday's game against the San Diego Padres.
Betts was injured during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels on June 15 when he collided with Cody Bellinger in the outfield on a fly ball.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers added outfielder Trayce Thompson to the active roster on Tuesday after acquiring him from the Detroit Tigers for cash.
Thompson returns to the Dodgers after spending parts of the 2016 and 2017 seasons with them.
Mookie Betts is hoping that his latest stint of the injured list only lasts a couple weeks.
The Dodgers star outfielder is sidelined due to a cracked right rib. It his his third stint on the IL the past two seasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers star Mookie Betts is headed to the injured list with a cracked right rib.
Manager Dave Roberts announced Betts' diagnosis after Saturday's 7-1 victory over Cleveland.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For at least one game, the Los Angeles Dodgers resembled the team that has been one of the best in the National League over the past nine seasons.
It could be a while until they're truly at full strength.
Cleveland Guardians (32-27, second in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (39-23, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Cal Quantrill (4-3, 3.37 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 40 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (3-6, 2.80 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 56 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Anderson of the Los Angeles Dodgers lost his bid for a no-hitter when Los Angeles Angels star Shoehi Ohtani tripled with one out in the ninth inning Wednesday night.
Ohtani pulled a line drive into the right-field corner well beyond a diving Mookie Betts.