Zack Greinke won his fifth straight decision, Howie Kendrick homered in his first game against his former team, and the Dodgers beat the Angels 5-3 Friday night in the opening game of the Freeway Series.
Guerrero homered leading off the fifth inning off Brandon Morrow, providing the Dodgers their only run.
All of the Dodgers prospects survived the trading deadline that expired Thursday, July 31 after much speculation of bringing in another ace to the Blue Crew. Dodgers General Manager Colletti has valued his farm system so much, that not even David Price could change his mind. The Dodgers have arguably the best farm system in the majors. However, these players will need to be patient as the current team leads the whole NL, leaving no room for the kids. The Mexican prospect Julio Urias could be the next exciting thing, behind Kershaw, as the best pitcher in baseball. At 17-years-old, MLB ranks the left-handed pitcher as the top prospect in his position.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced catcher Miguel Olivo will be suspended indefinitely pending the completion of the investigation from altercation with Cuban prospect Alex Guerrero.
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed pitcher Josh Beckett and outfielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list Friday in paring their active roster to 25 players for the season opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia.
Josh Beckett pitched three scoreless innings Friday before having to leave the game with soreness in his right thumb, but the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4.
Alex Guerrero hit a grand slam and Adrian Gonzalez added a solo home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for 10-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers return a lineup virtually intact from their NL West championship run.