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From 106 wins to early defeat, Dodgers fall short again

Oct. 10, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's back to the drawing board — again — for the Los Angeles Dodgers, whose World Series title drought now extends to 31 years. This time, they didn't even make it that far. The Dodgers' postseason fell apart in the NL Division Series with a 7-3 defeat to the Washington...

Strasburg, Scherzer pitch Nats past Dodgers to even NLDS

Oct. 5, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bullpen gate swung open and out trotted ... Max Scherzer? Yep, Washington's ace surprised the Los Angeles Dodgers and even a few teammates in the eighth inning Friday night. "All the chips are on the table right now," Scherzer explained. "We weren't expecting that," Dodgers manager...

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers past Nats 6-0 in NLDS opener

Oct. 4, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers overpowered the Nationals on the mound and at the plate, extending the dominance that led to a franchise-record 106 victories in the regular season right on into the playoffs. Walker Buehler allowed one hit over six innings, Max Muncy drove in three runs and Los Angeles...

4 rookies make Dodgers roster for NLDS

Oct. 3, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers included four rookies on their NL Division Series roster. First baseman Matt Beaty, second baseman Gavin Lux, catcher Will Smith and reliever Dustin May each made impacts during the regular season when the Dodgers won a franchise-record 106 games. “They...

Dodgers start 1 of 4 rookies in Game 1 of NLDS

Oct. 3, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are starting just one of their four rookies in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Will Smith is catching right-handed starter Walker Buehler on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals. Their other rookies _ first baseman Matt Beaty and second...

Dodgers healing up ahead of NLDS vs Nationals

Oct. 2, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nagging injuries to Justin Turner, Rich Hill and Joe Kelly have improved enough that all three will be available when the Los Angeles Dodgers open the National League Division Series. Manager Dave Roberts didn't reveal his roster Tuesday for the best-of-five playoff that begins Thursday...

Bellinger hits 47th HR, leads Dodgers to 9-2 win over Giants

Sep. 28, 2019 3:35 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Buehler had been disappointed in his last two starts. So, he adjusted his delivery and it helped him get his 14th win. Cody Bellinger hit his 47th homer, Buehler pitched five solid innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 on Friday night....

Muncy hits slam for Dodgers, who get NL home-field edge

Sep. 25, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rich Hill has every intention of making it back onto the Los Angeles Dodgers' playoff roster despite an injury-plagued season. Backed by Max Muncy's first career grand slam, Hill made it through two innings while pitching with a brace on his left knee and the Dodgers clinched home-field...

Ryu hits, pitches Dodgers to 100th win, 7-4 over Rockies

Sep. 22, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu and Will Smith showed Sunday that with a little care and attention, all relationships can blossom. The NL Cy Young Award candidate and the rookie catcher were a dynamic duo on both sides of the ball in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Ryu and...