Baseball fans were abuzz on social media following Sunday’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, in which a Dodgers fan, sitting in the front row behind home plate, was apparently forced to change out of his Dodgers apparel.
Alex Guerrero had his first big league homer and four RBIs, Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a three-game sweep with a 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Archie Bradley made a dazzling major league debut Saturday night, allowing one hit over six innings to outpitch Clayton Kershaw and lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Brett Anderson gave up four hits in six scoreless innings, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 Monday.
Arizona manager Chip Hale, bench coach Glenn Sherlock and two Diamondbacks pitchers were ejected during a 7-4 loss Monday to Los Angeles in spring training.
Dan Haren pitched well on two extra days of rest, Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday night.
Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Baseball’s replay review system worked well for the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night in their 9-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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The Los Angeles Angels have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana for outfielder Zach Borenstein and minor league right-hander Joey Krehbiel.
Paul Goldschmidt and Miguel Montero homered to help Bronson Arroyo win his third straight start and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Sunday, preventing a three-game sweep.
Once he put Paul Goldschmidt’s first-inning homer behind him, Dan Haren found his bearings and his rhythm. From then on, it was another professional job for the three-time All-Star.
Cody Ross hit his first home run of the year, Eric Chavez went deep for the second consecutive day and the Arizona Diamondbacks won a home series for the first time this season with a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, had a career-high six RBIs and set a team record with five runs scored, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks bash the Los Angeles Dodgers 18-7 on Saturday night.