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Dodgers throw 2-hitter, beat Phillies after long rain delay

Jul. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Freese didn't want a long night to drag out even longer. Freese hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles completed a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies early Thursday...

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers

Jul. 17, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper threw his helmet off rounding the bases, thrust his arms in the air and screamed while teammates stormed out of the dugout to mob him. That's what Philadelphia has been waiting for from its $330 million man. Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with...

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, beat Dodgers 8-1 in World Series rematch

Jul. 13, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The first round of the rematch between Los Angeles and Boston turned out much like the 2018 World Series. The Red Sox beat the Dodgers handily. Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Red Sox beat the Dodgers 8-1 Friday night. "We have to come out...

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3

Jul. 7, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Those big, bad Los Angeles Dodgers, who had been off to a historic pace in the first half, no longer seem all that intimidating to the San Diego Padres. Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs, Manuel Margot also homered and the Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a...

Renfroe, Margot power Padres past Dodgers 3-1

Jul. 7, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Renfroe struck out in his first two at-bats, hardly suggesting he might be on tap to play the hero role for a second consecutive day. One more chance proved otherwise. Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and the San Diego Padres held on for a 3-1 victory...

Quake, rattle, roll: Padres beat Dodgers 3-2 during shaker

Jul. 6, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Lauer was on the Dodger Stadium mound when he heard the crowd suddenly get loud and wondered why. "I thought there was like a streaker at first and then I looked around, there was nobody," he said. "I thought there was a fight in the stands." Lauer kept pitching, throwing two...

Dodgers rebound in 10-5 win over Rockies for series split

Jun. 30, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kenta Maeda didn't come close to finishing what he started. He still had a pretty big say in the final outcome. Joc Pederson had three hits and three RBIs, Matt Beaty doubled twice and drove in two, and Maeda helped out offensively as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Colorado Rockies...

Blackmon homers, Gray pitches Rockies past Dodgers 5-3

Jun. 30, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray and Clayton Kershaw turned Coors Field into a pitcher's park for one night. Charlie Blackmon showed the hitters are still dangerous in the thin air. Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Blackmon homered to lead the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on...

Rookie trifecta: Smith delivers 3rd straight walk-off for LA

Jun. 23, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had seen fellow Los Angeles Dodgers rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo deliver walk-off homers during their weekend series against the Colorado Rockies. Hours after being called up from the minors on Sunday, it was Smith's turn to join the fun. The rookie catcher connected...

Verdugo's HR in 11th gives Dodgers 2nd straight walk-off win

Jun. 23, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Verdugo is not afraid of the big moments, a rookie who wants to receive the postgame Gatorade dunks. Verdugo got his wish on Saturday. The center fielder hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning to give the Dodgers a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies. "This guy...