Zack Greinke (2-0) threw 83 pitches, struck out four, and gave up a single run through 5.1 innings of work in his return to the mound as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 3-1 to win their second consecutive series.
Clayton Kershaw struck out Danny Espinosa to lead off the game to record his 1,000th career strikeout — and that only set the tone for his ensuing performance.
Kemp had two singles for Los Angeles on Sunday in a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins, giving him 1,000 career hits and extending his hitting streak to 11 games. But manager Don Mattingly insists it’s only a matter of time before the homers come in bunches for Kemp, who hit a career-high 39 in 2011.
A 19-year-old Los Angeles Dodgers fan battling brain cancer was overjoyed by a generous gesture made by All-Star Matt Kemp over the weekend.
Matt Kemp became an Internet sensation after an impromptu gesture he made toward a cancer-stricken Dodgers fan attending a game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.
Buster Posey hit a game-ending home run into the left-field seats leading off the bottom of the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night.
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.
The Los Angeles Dodgers got a coveted victory, and it didn’t matter one bit whether they earned it or had it handed to them.
Nolan Reimold played in only 16 games last season, so he can be forgiven for needing a little time to get back in the swing of things with the Baltimore Orioles.
Even a historic milestone by one of a ball club’s leaders is sometimes not enough to invigorate a team that has experienced an early stroll through the encumbrance of limbo.
The fourth spot in the Dodgers rotation appears to be a hazardous position whenever the Dodgers play the Padres, with Chris Capuano, filling in for the injured Zack Greinke, left with a left calf strain in the third inning with a pulled muscle.
The sports world, even over here in Los Angeles, took part in expressing condolences and prayers, in the face of tragedy, through social media.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a game-winning single off Josh Beckett with one out in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0.
Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl during Los Angeles’ 3-2 victory Thursday night.
Zack Greinke pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning of his splendid Dodgers debut, leading Los Angeles to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.