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Friedman, Dodgers facing decisions on FAs, Bauer this winter

Oct. 27, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman is headed into an offseason filled with crucial decisions involving the Los Angeles Dodgers’ big-name free agents, a rebuild of the starting rotation and Trevor Bauer’s future with the team. As always, Friedman is guided by the...

Kershaw, Scherzer among Dodgers stars with uncertain futures

Oct. 24, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers finally ran out of comebacks. They won’t have a chance to defend their World Series title after losing to the Atlanta Braves in six games in the NL Championship Series. It might have been the last game together for such key...

Major League Baseball work stoppage almost certain on Dec. 2

Oct. 24, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February. Negotiations have been taking place since last spring, and each side...

Scherzer watches, Buehler struggles as Dodgers' season ends

Oct. 24, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball’s biggest payroll couldn’t buy the Los Angeles Dodgers another championship. Certainly not with so many high-priced expenditures stuck on the bench when it mattered most. The defending World Series champion Dodgers...

Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

Oct. 24, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by an unlikely hero, the Atlanta Braves are heading back to a place that used to be so familiar to them. The World Series. Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Braves to the...

Buehler gets the start for Dodgers in Game 6 of NLCS

Oct. 23, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers tapped Walker Buehler to start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night after bumping achy Max Scherzer. The right-handed Buehler was coming back on just three days' rest, with the 106-win...

LEADING OFF: Braves try again to eliminate Dodgers, reach WS

Oct. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ ATLANTA'S ATTEMPT Freddie Freeman and the Braves get another chance to earn a trip to the World Series when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL...

Dodgers eager to embrace 2020 NLCS storyline against Braves

Oct. 22, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves know what happened last October and want to avoid a repeat. The Los Angeles Dodgers plan on an encore. Atlanta held 2-0 and 3-1 leads in the NL Championship Series before the Dodgers won three consecutive games in a playoff entirely at...

Dodgers' Scherzer scratched from Game 6 start vs Braves

Oct. 22, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. The Dodgers made the announcement on Friday night. They did not say why Scherzer will not start and did not say...

Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

Oct. 22, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it. Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs, joining the likes of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in October baseball lore, as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke...