Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Trevor Cahill and three relievers made it stand up in Arizona’s 2-1 win over Los Angeles on Monday night.
Scott Van Slyke connected on a pinch-hit 2-run shot to left in the 11th inning to lift the Dodgers over the Diamondbacks 5-3.
Former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is said to have narrowed his decision for potential suitors down to a final “three or four” clubs.
The newly acquired pitcher and Southern California native Nolasco surrendered just a single run and struck out five with no walks through seven innings and went 2-for-2 from the plate with an RBI as the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 6-2 on Tuesday.
Zack Greinke gave up two hits in seven scoreless innings in his first game against Arizona since last month’s bench-clearing brawl and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped the Diamondbacks’ five-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Monday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are headed to the desert, a trip that inevitably recalls the big brawl that erupted with the Arizona Diamondbacks in the last series between the two NL West rivals.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are going to wear a patch on their uniforms for the rest of the season honoring the 19 firefighters who died in the wildfire about 80 miles from Phoenix.
Martin Prado had two RBIs, including a run-scoring double during a four-run 12th inning, to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-6 on Wednesday night.
Rookie Yasiel Puig has been scratched from the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The first time the Dodgers and Diamondbacks emptied their benches, following Miguel Montero getting hit by a Zack Greinke pitch, there was a lot of standing around. The second time the benches emptied wasn’t so passive.
In a game highlighted by a heated brawl in the seventh inning that involved both players and coaches, Tim Federowicz hit a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Kershaw gave up one earned run over seven innings and Yasiel Puig went 3-for-4 just hours after being named the National League Player of the Week, but a blown call by Clint Fagan and another blown save by Brandon League led to a four-run rally by the Diamondbacks in the ninth to beat the Dodgers 5-4.
Even the divine arm of Clayton Kershaw was not enough to quiet the tremendously hot bat of Paul Goldschmidt, as his first career multi-home run game helped Arizona complete the sweep of the Dodgers, 3-2.
Brandon League came in to pitch the ninth inning during a 3-3 tie, and walked off the mound losing 5-3 after giving up a 2-run homer to Paul Goldschmidt as the Dodgers dropped their sixth straight game.