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Urías wins MLB-leading 18th, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-3

Sep. 16, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a night when the Los Angeles Dodgers honored a past Mexican-born pitching legend, an up-and-coming one was busy adding his name to history. Julio Urías earned his major league-leading 18th victory, becoming the fourth...

Dodgers clinch postseason berth in 8-4 win over D-backs

Sep. 15, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are chasing the San Francisco Giants in the NL West. They caught their rival in one big way by becoming the second team in the majors to clinch a postseason berth. Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith homered in an...

O'Neill homers, Cards win 2-1 to salvage split with Dodgers

Sep. 09, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit a tiebreaking homer, Cardinals relievers combined for five scoreless innings, and St. Louis salvaged a split of its four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 2-1 win on Thursday. The Cardinals climbed within three games...

Albies, Duvall go deep in Braves' 8-5 win over Nationals

Sep. 08, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Ryne Harper in the seventh inning, Adam Duvall took Paolo Espino deep with an early three-run shot, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Tuesday night. Albies, who had four RBIs and...

Pujols homers in return to St. Louis, Dodgers down Cards 7-2

Sep. 07, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols rewarded an adoring crowd by hitting a home run in his return to Busch Stadium, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers toward a 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Justin Turner homered twice and Will Smith also homered for the...

Scherzer strikes out 13, Dodgers beat Cardinals 5-1

Sep. 06, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 13 in his hometown and Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Scherzer (13-4) permitted one unearned run and six hits in eight innings in his...

Duggar triples, Giants hold off Dodgers 6-4 for NL West lead

Sep. 05, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If the Dodgers and Giants just provided a glimpse of a possible playoff series, an October matchup between these rivals could be one for the ages. “I can imagine that would be the most intense postseason series I’ve ever been a part of,” San...

LEADING OFF: Dodgers star Pujols back at Busch Stadium

Sep. 05, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ Albert Pujols is sure to get a big ovation at Busch Stadium when the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger returns to face the Cardinals. The 41-year-old Pujols called St. Louis...

Pollock's homer sends Dodgers to 5-3 win over Padres in 16

Aug. 26, 2021 05:17 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After 16 innings that took 5 hours, 49 minutes to play, featuring 489 pitches by 19 pitchers who stranded a combined 35 baserunners, the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers finally got to celebrate. AJ Pollock led off the 16th with a two-run homer and the...

Backed by 3 HRs, Scherzer leads Dodgers past Mets 4-3

Aug. 21, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trea Turner, Albert Pujols and Chris Taylor each homered, and Max Scherzer won for the third time in four starts since being acquired as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 4-3 Saturday. The surging Dodgers have won nine...