Latest Walker Buehler News

Gonsolin wins 9th, Freeman drives in 5 as Dodgers down Reds

Jun. 21, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tony Gonsolin said he hasn't done anything extraordinary on the way to becoming the first nine-game winner in the majors this season. “It’s just throwing a lot more strikes,” the 28-year-old righty said of his success in 2022, which includes a 9-0 record and...

Dodgers acquire OF Trayce Thompson, NBA star Klay's brother

Jun. 21, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers added outfielder Trayce Thompson to the active roster on Tuesday after acquiring him from the Detroit Tigers for cash. Thompson returns to the Dodgers after spending parts of the 2016 and 2017 seasons with them. He hit .207 with 14 home...

LEADING OFF: Padres optimistic Machado won't need IL stint

Jun. 21, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MACHADO UPDATE Manny Machado was out of the lineup a day after spraining his left ankle, but Padres acting manager Ryan Flaherty is optimistic the All-Star third baseman won’t need to go on the...

Dodgers' Mookie Betts to injured list with cracked right rib

Jun. 19, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers star Mookie Betts is headed to the injured list with a cracked right rib. Manager Dave Roberts announced Betts' diagnosis after Saturday's 7-1 victory over Cleveland. The 2018 AL MVP is tied for third in the majors with 53 runs scored and has 17 home...

Gonsolin earns 8th victory, Dodgers edge Angels 2-0

Jun. 15, 2022 03:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched into the seventh inning for the first time this season. He wants to go longer next time. Gonsolin tossed 6 1/3 strong innings, Mookie Betts hit his 17th home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 in their...

LEADING OFF: Braves go for 14th straight, Flaherty returns

Jun. 15, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ HOME AWAY FROM HOME Dansby Swanson and the Braves go for their 14th straight victory when they wrap up a series at Washington. The longest winning streak in the majors this season is Atlanta’s best...

Dodgers' Buehler has bone spurs removed, unrelated to strain

Jun. 14, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler had bone spurs removed from his right elbow in a procedure unrelated to the flexor strain that has sidelined him. Buehler said Tuesday he had the arthroscopic surgery done a day earlier. He did it now because it...

Dodgers' Kershaw loses to Giants in return from month out

Jun. 12, 2022 00:32 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw gave up a go-ahead home run to Thairo Estrada in a two-run second inning as the three-time Cy Young Award winner returned from the injured list, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Saturday. Los Angeles outhit the...

Dodgers' Walker Buehler out until at least late season

Jun. 12, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Walker Buehler won't throw for six-to-eight weeks because of a flexor strain in his right elbow, making late this season the most optimistic timetable for his return to a major league mound. Buehler left Friday night’s start at San...

Ruf hits 2 HRs, Junis wins 3rd straight as Giants beat LA

Jun. 11, 2022 03:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Darin Ruf hit two homers and drove in four runs, Joc Pederson added two hits and two RBIs, and Jakob Junis won his third straight decision as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 Friday night. Ruf was activated off the bereavement list...