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Snell, Grisham lead Padres over Dodgers 2-1 for NLDS lead

Oct. 15, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Until Friday night, San Diego Padres fans had never seen a home playoff victory in person since Petco Park opened in 2004. Blake Snell, Trent Grisham and the Padres’ lights-out bullpen finally gave them the chance to go crazy. Snell pitched...

Padres pull out 5-3 victory over Dodgers, tie NLDS 1-all

Oct. 13, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many tabbed the San Diego Padres to beat the Mets in New York in the wild-card round. Even fewer picked them against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have dominated the Padres in recent years and were baseball’s best team during the regular season. But they're...

Turner, Dodgers start fast, hold off Padres in NLDS opener

Oct. 12, 2022 02:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The well-rested Los Angeles Dodgers raced out to a big lead early and hung on against the upstart San Diego Padres. Trea Turner homered and doubled as the Dodgers won 5-3 on Tuesday night in the NL Division Series opener. Behind 17-game winner...

La Russa steps down as White Sox manager over health issues

Oct. 04, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tony La Russa stepped down as manager of the Chicago White Sox on Monday because of a pair of health issues, ending a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. La Russa, a three-time World Series...

Clayton Kershaw sharp, MLB-best Dodgers rout Rockies 10-1

Oct. 01, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw went six scoreless innings in his next-to-last start before the playoffs and the Los Angeles Dodgers had an eight-run fourth inning in a 10-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Cody Bellinger hit a three-run home run, Mookie Betts...

Vargas, Dodgers beat Padres 5-2 for 108th win

Sep. 30, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Miguel Vargas is making a push to be included on the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason roster — if manager Dave Roberts can find a spot for him. The rookie outfielder hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the NL West...

Padres beat Dodgers 4-3 in 10 to reduce magic number to 4

Sep. 28, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro is used to being in position to walk off games. Just not with a walk-off walk. Alfaro drew a bases-loaded free pass from Craig Kimbrel with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on...

Dodgers overcome Gallen's 13 Ks, rally to beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Mookie Betts having the night off. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed his bat in the ninth inning and their All-Star came up big off the bench. Max Muncy hit a tying infield single and Betts singled home the winning run with two outs, helping the Dodgers...

Rookie Jameson sharp as D-backs split twinbill with Dodgers

Sep. 21, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drey Jameson pitched six strong innings in his second big league game and Ketel Marte homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Tuesday to split a doubleheader. The Dodgers won the opener 6-5 as rookie Miguel Vargas drove in the...

Kershaw Ks 10, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 5-2

Sep. 20, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor has struggled mightily this season, his feel at the plate varying day to day. Even a three-run blast didn't come easy in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Taylor struck out 149 times in 365...