The Dodgers overcame a rough outing by rookie Hyun Jin Ryu to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 in Game 3 of the divisional series and are within one win of advancing to the NLCS to compete for the National League Pennant.
The day after recording the winningest calendar month in Los Angeles history (23-6 in August), the Dodgers opened September on the right track as Yasiel Puig hit the go-ahead homer to give the Dodgers the 2-1 win.
Clayton Kershaw lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88 with eight innings of three-hit ball and had a two-run single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers increased their NL West lead to a season-best 7 1/2 games Sunday night with an 8-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Cardinals rookie Shelby Miller was struck by Carl Crawford’s liner on his right elbow on his second pitch of the game, cutting short his start on Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Chris Capuano scattered six hits over 6 1-3 innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a team record with their 13th straight road win, 3-0 over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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.
Mattingly may also need to bring up a pitcher to start Sunday’s game at Coors Field. Scheduled starter Hyun-Jin Ryu is dealing with a sore foot and he isn’t sure he will be able to take the mound.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford has left Saturday’s game against the Colorado Rockies because of a left hamstring injury.
The Los Angeles Dodgers recovered from a ninth-inning blown save and scored two runs off Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt in the top of the 10th to beat slumping Colorado 7-5 Friday night.
If a roster made up of all-stars still doesn’t produce, the Dodgers will look less like “a whole new blue”, and more like recent shades of purple and gold.
Carl Crawford connected on the first Brewer pitch of the game for his third home run of the season, and hit his fourth homer in the fifth inning, as Clayton Kershaw gave up no runs and fanned 12 over eight innings to give the Dodgers their second series in a row, 2-0.
The Dodgers were hoping to continue steering in the right direction to open their home series against the Brewers, and there were rockets throughout most of the night — and we’re not talking about the post-game fireworks display.
Carl Crawford led off with an opposite-field homer and A.J. Ellis added a two-run shot to back Chad Billingsley’s strong season debut and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Sunday was a day of mixed emotions for Dodgers manager Don Mattingly.