The Los Angeles Dodgers return a lineup virtually intact from their NL West championship run.
The St. Louis Cardinals signed free-agent second baseman Mark Ellis to a one-year, $5.25 million contract, giving them insurance for rookie Kolten Wong.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have declined to exercise their 2014 options on infielder Mark Ellis and pitcher Chris Capuano, making both free agents.
Carlos Beltran capped his latest scintillating postseason performance with an RBI single in the 13th inning early Saturday that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the NL championship series opener.
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.
Pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, helping the New York Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
Mark Ellis hit a two-run homer to highlight Los Angeles’ five-run 10th inning as the Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Jason Vargas completed an undefeated May with seven sharp innings, Howie Kendrick doubled twice and scored three runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Dodgers 3-2 Thursday night on Chris Nelson’s tiebreaking RBI single to salvage a split of the four-game Freeway Series.
Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis has returned to the lineup after missing the last 19 games with a right quadriceps strain.
There is more traffic between the Dodgers’ disabled list and their active roster than there is in the parking lot after a ball game.
There hasn’t been much to celebrate for Dodger fans ever since Zack Greinke went down with a broken collarbone. But then, if there’s anything baseball has taught us, its that when things look like their falling apart, they are really falling into place.
Chad Billingsley combined with two relievers for a three-hit shutout to win his sixth straight start, Luis Cruz homered for the second game in a row and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday.
Clayton Kershaw pitched in and out of trouble for six innings, batterymate Mark Ellis hit his third homer of the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated the return of Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp to the lineup with a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
Fresh off the news that the Dodgers and Matt Kemp are on the verge of the richest contract in National League history, the Dodgers have reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with Mark Ellis.