Andre Ethier may be limited to pinch-hitting duties in the National League division series because of a left ankle injury, leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers still undecided on whether to include the outfielder on the playoff roster.
After further examination, Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly announced Thursday that outfielder Andre Ethier will not return for the regular season with shin splints.
Andre Ethier returned to Southern California on Wednesday to have his troublesome left ankle re-examined, and the team isn’t sure whether he will be available for the NL division series starting next week.
Clayton Kershaw surrendered a career-high 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 on Monday.
The Cubs took advantage of a quiet Dodger lineup to beat Los Angeles for the first time this season 3-2.
On Tuesday, the Dodgers made a statement that captured the very essence of their ascent from a last place bewilderment to a serious post-season contender.
A.J. Ellis, who went 4-for-6 with 5 RBI, had the best of his career from the plate and six Dodgers in the starting lineup recorded a multi-hit game as the Dodgers beat the Blue Jays 14-5 on Monday night to take first place in the National League West.
Andre Ethier homered off Rafael Soriano to lead off the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers resumed play after the All-Star break Friday night with a 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
Dodger fans can now sign up for a cookout with Andre Ethier that will benefit the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles.
Puig singled, doubled, and homered while Clayton Kershaw threw a complete-game shutout as the Dodgers beat the Rockies 8-0 for their ninth win in ten games, moving to fourth place and dropping the rival Giants to last in the NL West.
Kemp went 1-for-4 and scored a run in his return as the Dodgers survived a near-blown save from Brandon League to beat the Giants 6-5.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated star center fielder Matt Kemp from the disabled list and he is in the lineup to play against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
Juan Uribe singled home Andre Ethier in the top of the 11th inning to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp, who is currently on the 15-day disabled list, has suffered a setback in his recovery, and is reportedly not expected to be back by Friday, as originally anticipated.
The Dodgers batted 3-for-13 with runners in scoring position and Zack Greinke only lasted four innings in a 5-2 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday for the club’s fourth loss in their last five games.