Andre Ethier singled in a pair of go-ahead runs in the seventh inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally past the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Billy Hamilton had a career-high four hits, including a solo homer, to help the Cincinnati Reds defeat former teammate Mat Latos and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 10-3 Thursday night for just their third victory in nine games.
Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
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.
Newly acquired pitcher Mat Latos will make his Dodgers debut on Sunday, as he takes on the Los Angeles Angels in the final game of a three-game series.
It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
The Dodgers will place third basemen Justin Turner on the 15-day Disabled List, along with sending pitchers Zach Lee and Mike Bolsinger down to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
The Los Angeles Dodgers made a splash this week by completing a 13-player deal with the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers got another solid start from Zack Greinke and a big home run by Yasiel Puig.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven shutout innings and Matt Kemp had two hits and drove in the only run and the Los Angeles Dodgers shut out the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Tuesday.
The streaky Chad Billingsley continued his impressive Summer, throwing eight shutout innings, and Javy Guerra wiggled out of a bases loaded jam with nobody out in the ninth inning to lead the Dodgers to a 1-0 win on Friday night.