Left-hander Francisco Liriano hit the first home run of his 10-year career and Andrew McCutchen went 3 for 3 as the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 on Saturday.
Greinke was 3 for 3 with a homer to offset his worst start in three years and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-8 on Thursday.
Kershaw (9-6) struck out seven, walked none and retired his last 15 batters.
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.
Yasiel Puig homered among his four hits, Howie Kendrick singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Arizona 7-6 Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory over the Diamondbacks.
Howie Kendrick homered and snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers past Arizona 3-1 Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive win against the Diamondbacks.
Adrian Gonzalez hit his sixth home run against San Diego this year, a three-run shot, and Andre Ethier, Howie Kendrick and Juan Uribe each had a two-run drive to give the Los Angeles Dodgers an 11-8 victory over the Padres on Saturday night.
Howie Kendrick had a game-winning two-run single in the ninth against Seattle closer Fernando Rodney to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-5 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.
Sandy Koufax is confident that Clayton Kershaw won’t be remembered for his playoff struggles.
Following yet another year of the Los Angeles Dodgers falling short of their goal of a National League Pennant, team president Stan Kasten decided the front office, in addition to other areas of the club, was in need a big shake up.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been real active in the winter, including big front-office moves. With Ned Colletti out of the way, the Dodgers will have a new philosophy on acquiring players when they hired Andrew Friedman, who will lead Baseball Operations, and new General Manager Farhan Zaidi. Zaidi will bring the club a statistical edge, while Freidman should put all the pieces together for a title contender. As for the roster, the Dodgers amped their defense by acquiring former MVP Jimmy Rollins and long-time Angel second baseman Howie Kendrick. Here are CBSLA’s Top 5 off seasons moves:
Jimmy Rollins waived his no-trade clause after 14 years in Philadelphia to join theLos Angeles Dodgers, where the 36-year-old will replace Hanley Ramirez at shortstop.
As a baseball fan, Howie Kendrick is impressed and intrigued by the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offseason overhaul.
Howie Kendrick also provides a solid bat. He batted .293 in 157 games with the Angels last year.
Pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.