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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...

Kershaw strikes out 5 in return, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-1

Sep. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time. Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on...

Max Scherzer is epitome of efficiency in joining 3,000K club

Sep. 13, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the standing ovation for his 3,000th career strikeout grew louder, Max Scherzer paused on the mound. He doffed his cap, tossed the souvenir ball toward the dugout, and immediately got back to work. Mr. Efficiency, indeed. No...

Dodgers' Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfecto vs Padres

Sep. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer had been anticipating his 3,000th career strikeout. He had his family on hand, and Los Angeles Dodgers fans knew it was coming. As if that wasn't enough history for one day, he nearly threw a perfect game, too. ...

Urías earns MLB-leading 17th win, Dodgers beat Padres 3-0

Sep. 11, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pitching and just enough hitting got the Dodgers back to winning. Julio Urías threw seven shutout innings for his major league-leading 17th victory, Max Muncy slugged a two-run homer and Los Angeles beat the San Diego Padres...

Bauer won't pitch again this season, leave extended by MLB

Sep. 10, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer will miss the rest of the season. Major League Baseball and the players' association extended his paid administrative leave Friday through the end of the World Series. Bauer was placed on...

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...

Molina homers, Wainwright wins as Cards beat Dodgers 5-4

Sep. 08, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched into the ninth inning and Yadier Molina homered, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Wednesday night. Led by Wainwright and Molina once again, St. Louis stopped a four-game slide. Tyler O’Neill...

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...