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Hyun-Jin Ryu struck out 10 and outpitched first-time All-Star Tyson Ross, Yasiel Puig singled home the only run and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Sunday.
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Ryan Braun ignored loud boos in his home spring debut, producing a single and a walk as a Milwaukee Brewers split squad beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Saturday.
Finally, on his 12th delivery, Frieri got Lucroy to swing and miss, ending the long at-bat. Frieri then struck out rookie Khris Davis as well and pitched a scoreless ninth to help the Angels hold on for a 5-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers and a three-game sweep of their interleague series.
Pinch-hitter Hank Conger came through with a two-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Jim Henderson that sent the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
A month after acknowledging only that he made “mistakes,” Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who finished runner-up to Ryan Braun in voting for the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player award, thinks the suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger should be stripped of the honor.
Former National League MVP Ryan Braun has been suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason.
The Dodgers batted 3-for-13 with runners in scoring position and Zack Greinke only lasted four innings in a 5-2 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday for the club’s fourth loss in their last five games.
Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier both homered, Ethier added a triple, and Clayton Kershaw gave up one run over nine innings for his 10th career complete game as the Dodgers beat the Brewers 3-1 on Monday.
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.
Carlos Gomez and Martin Maldonado each hit two-run home runs to propel the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
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.