Latest Chris Taylor News

Members on the Los Angeles Dodgers take warms up during batting practice before Game 1 of the baseball World Series Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

The Latest: Cash appreciative of past interview with Rangers

Oct. 20, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the World Series (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. Before Kevin Cash was hired as a first-time manager with the Tampa Bay Rays in December 2014, he had also been interviewed by the Texas Rangers for their vacancy that offseason. Now Cash is leading the Rays...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his home run with Enrique Hernandez against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning in Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Rays, Dodgers set lineups for Game 1 of the World Series

Oct. 20, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cody Bellinger was in his normal spot in the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Bellinger was batting sixth and playing center field Tuesday night, two days after knocking his right shoulder out of whack during his...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dustin May throws against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

NLCS Game 7 1st rookie starters matchup in a winner-take-all

Oct. 18, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Game 7 of the National League Championship became MLB's first winner-take-all postseason game matching rookie starters when the Los Angeles Dodgers chose Dustin May to start against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night. The Braves had previously announced that Ian Anderson, the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor scores past Atlanta Braves catcher Travis d'Arnaud on a hit by Mookie Betts during the seventh inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Dodgers' Chris Taylor won't start Game 6 against Braves

Oct. 17, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chris Taylor wasn't in the Los Angeles Dodgers starting lineup for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, a day after injuring his right ankle. Manager Dave Roberts said Taylor was moving around and feeling better than expected....

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith, right, reacts after giving up a three-run home run to Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith, back left, in the sixth inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Championship Series, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Smith off Smith, Seager 2 HRs as Dodgers beat Braves in NLCS

Oct. 17, 2020 2:02 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — One Will Smith outdid another Will Smith to keep the season alive for the Los Angeles Dodgers. A common name, a special result for the Dodgers catcher. Smith hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off the Atlanta Braves reliever with the same name, Corey Seager homered twice and the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

11-spot: Dodgers huge 1st in 15-3 win over Braves in NLCS

Oct. 15, 2020 12:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were already having a grand time before Max Muncy’s big slam capped the highest-scoring inning in a major league playoff game. That new ballpark in his home state of Texas where the Dodgers hope to keep playing right through the World Series suddenly...

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., center, celebrates with teammates Adam Duvall, left, and Cristian Pache, right, after Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Pache in Braves lineup with Duvall out, LA's Pederson at DH

Oct. 13, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cristian Pache is starting in center field and batting ninth for the Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night, taking over after a season-ending left oblique injury to outfielder Adam Duvall. Duvall, who started in left field in each of...

Atlanta Braves' pitcher Max Fried, scheduled to pitch in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, watches as the Dodgers work out in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct 11, 2020. The series begins Monday, Oct. 12. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Kiké 1st start for Dodgers, Braves unchanged for NLCS Game 1

Oct. 12, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kiké Hernández is getting his first start this postseason for the Los Angeles Dodgers, playing second base and batting eighth in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves and lefty Max Fried on Monday night. With Hernández at second...

Edwin Rios #43 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates Justin Turner and Mookie Betts #50 along with manager Dave Roberts after hitting a game tying solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning of a MLB baseball game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Dodgers add extra pitcher Wood for NLCS, Braves roster same

Oct. 12, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have added left-hander Alex Wood as an extra pitcher for the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, while also bringing back infielder Edwin Rios after he missed the last round with a groin injury. Atlanta went with the same...

Atlanta Braves' Marcell Ozuna, front, pretends to take a selfie as he celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Miami Marlins in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

A capsule look at the Braves-Dodgers playoff series

Oct. 11, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven NL Championship Series between the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers in Arlington, Texas, beginning Monday night: ___ Season Series: Did not play. ___ ATLANTA BRAVES Record: 35-25. Playoff Entry: NL East champions. Playoff Seed: No. 2. Manager: Brian Snitker (fifth...