Josh Beckett, who last won a game 14 starts ago, on Sept. 30, 2012 vs Colorado, and Jacob Turner, who last won 15 starts ago, on July 10, 2013 vs Atlanta, represented the two longest active winless streaks in the National League.
Yasiel Puig extended his career-best hitting streak to 12 games with his third home run in four days, a go-ahead three-run shot, and drew a bases-loaded walk in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 6-5 win over the Florida Marlins on Monday night.
Kershaw’s first 2014 start on American soil was an anticipated sight for sore eyes, striking out nine over seven shutout innings as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 8-3 Tuesday night.
Greinke, who was undefeated in his previous 13 starts against National League opponents, dating back to May, 2011, took the loss as the Washington Nationals kept the Dodger bats quiet on Monday night, 4-0.
A costly error in extra innings led to the go ahead run that downed the Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.
Lee scattered four hits through eight shutout innings, retiring 20 Dodgers in a row at one point, en route to a 7-0 Phillies shutout at Dodger Stadium on Monday.
An absolute gem by Ryu was wasted as the San Diego Padres jumped on Brian Wilson in the 8th inning to beat the Dodgers 3-1 on Sunday night.
The San Diego Padres will miss $215 million man Clayton Kershaw in baseball’s North American opener Sunday night.
Hyun-Jin Ryu begins his second season with the Los Angeles Dodgers confronted by a question that is inevitable for any pitcher coming off a good rookie year.
Sandy Koufax wasn’t wearing a Dodgers uniform when he walked around the practice fields Monday at the team’s spring training camp.
Pitcher Kenley Jansen and the Dodgers agreed Tuesday on a $4.3 million, one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
Josh Beckett said he will be ready for the start of the Dodgers’ season after having a rib removed last July in a surgery to alleviate a nerve condition that was affecting his right arm.
Dan Haren is back close to home and ever so happy to be there.
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.
Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers was named winner of the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday.