CHICAGO (AP) — Zach McKinstry homered and drove in three runs, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Wednesday night.
Nico Hoerner had three hits for Chicago, and Yan Gomes added two RBIs.
DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their bullpen by acquiring right-hander Chris Martin from the Chicago Cubs for infielder-outfielder Zach McKinstry on Saturday.
The 36-year-old Martin won a World Series with the Atlanta Braves last season and pitched three times during an NL Championship Series victory over the Dodgers.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Umpires barred Dodgers manager Dave Roberts from using a position player to pitch the ninth inning against the New York Mets on Saturday night, enforcing a rule that prevents teams from using non-pitchers with a deficit of five runs or fewer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Anderson has been a pleasant surprise for a Los Angeles Dodgers rotation missing Clayton Kershaw and Andrew Heaney due to injuries.
The unbeaten Anderson extended his scoreless streak to 26 innings and became the first National League pitcher with seven wins as the Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 6-1 on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed left-hander Julio Urías on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left calf contusion.
Urías was hit on his calf by a pitch in the fourth inning Friday night against the New York Mets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy slugged a three-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Sunday.
After producing just one run through seven innings, the Dodgers tied the game at 4 with three runs in the eighth, then scored again to complete the comeback a day after their historic 22-1 win over the D-backs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and Mookie Betts hit grand slams, Albert Pujols and AJ Pollock each homered twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers matched a franchise record by connecting eight times in all, routing the Arizona Diamondbacks 22-1 on Saturday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Automatic runner Starling Marte advanced to third on Blake Treinen’s wild pitch and continued home when catcher Will Smith threw wildly past third base for a game-ending error in the 10th inning, giving the Miami Marlins a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw wrapped up the eighth inning and left the mound to a standing ovation from the Dodger Stadium crowd after a performance measuring up to the best in his remarkable career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After suffering a three-game sweep at San Diego and then being no hit by the Chicago Cubs the previous night, it would have been understandable if AJ Pollock and the Los Angeles Dodgers were reeling a bit in what has been an abysmal week so far.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed promising rookie Zach McKinstry on the 10-day injured list with a strained right oblique muscle.
The major league-leading Dodgers made the move Friday, adding a fifth player to their IL.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Batting ninth in an AL ballpark, Zach McKinstry realizes if he simply gets on base Mookie Betts and a bunch of other big hitters are right behind him...