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.
A hearing has been set on a motion by attorneys for Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Cuban man blaming the player for his imprisonment and torture on the communist island.
Yasiel Puig and Dee Gordon broke open a tie game with consecutive RBI doubles in the seventh inning, Matt Kemp homered in the eighth and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Saturday.
Madison Bumgarner pitched eight superb innings and Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Friday night.
Jeff Baker hit a game-winning double off the wall with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 Sunday.
Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera homered in the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to earn a sweep of the day-night doubleheader on Thursday night.
Yasiel Puig tied a career high with four hits and drove in two runs and Dan Haren struck out seven in 6 2-3 innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader on Thursday.
The story of Yasiel Puig’s escape from the communist island of Cuba could become a movie very soon.
Major League Baseball would have to change its policy on Cuban players if the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays want a share of state money that would be set aside for professional sports stadiums under a bill the House passed Friday.
Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.
Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has no comment on recent reports detailing his escape from Cuba in 2012.
Juan Uribe was 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the Dodgers out-dueled Tim Lincecum in a stalemate on Jackie Robinson Night, 2-1, to open the 2014 season 8-1 on the road for the first time since the 1977 National League Championship run.