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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...

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...

Eovaldi just misses, Red Sox fall, Astros tie ALCS 2-all

Oct. 20, 2021 01:46 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Once again, in a key spot in October, the Boston Red Sox summoned Nathan Eovaldi from the bullpen in a tight game. And why not? Time and time again, win or lose, the do-everything right-hander had done the job for manager Alex Cora's club. ...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Braves playoff series

Oct. 15, 2021 06:15 AM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Saturday, at Atlanta, 8:07 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Sunday, at Atlanta, 7:37 p.m. (TBS); Game...

Ice-cold bats put powerful Dodgers on brink of early winter

Oct. 12, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frigid wind gusts roared in from center field well before sundown and continued through the late innings Monday night. They buffeted the foul poles and turned normally pleasant Chavez Ravine into a whirling cauldron that felt and played more like the San Francisco...

LEADING OFF: Braves make their pitch to close out Brewers

Oct. 12, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ BLANKIN' BRAVES Boosted by a sharp start from Ian Anderson, Braves pitchers have now thrown 19 straight scoreless innings against Milwaukee in the NL Division Series. ...

Urías hits, pitches Dodgers past Giants to even NLDS series

Oct. 10, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some mighty swings, solid pitching and defensive gems that have defined the Dodgers' success the past decade, the defending World Series champions are headed home in prime playoff position having grabbed momentum away from the division-winning Giants. ...

Eovaldi, Rasmussen bring varied experience to key Game 3

Oct. 09, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There aren’t many secrets between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox. It’s why managers Kevin Cash and Alex Cora have no problem sending out pitchers for their pivotal Game 3 AL Division Series matchup Sunday who have vastly different experiences...

Giants righty Johnny Cueto not on NL Division Series roster

Oct. 08, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto is not on the San Francisco Giants' roster for the NL Division Series as manager Gabe Kapler went with his established bullpen after the right-hander missed time through the season with elbow troubles. San Francisco first baseman...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Giants playoff series

Oct. 07, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at San Francisco, 9:37 p.m. (TBS); Game 2, Saturday, at San Francisco, 9:07 p.m....