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Martinez, Freeman power Dodgers' big inning in 6-1 win over Nationals

May. 30, 2023 00:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Bobby Miller had already pitched at Dodger Stadium during preseason exhibitions, the right-hander with the 100-mph fastball still got a special thrill out of his first official game on that famous mound. And even in their first game back home after a...

Isaac Paredes homers as Tampa Bay Rays beat Los Angeles Dodgers 11-10

May. 28, 2023 16:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes homered and drove in four runs as the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays took two of three from the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers with a wild 11-10 victory on Sunday. Luke Raley beat out an infield single leading off the seventh and scored on...

Hard-throwing Bobby Miller solid in MLB debut, leads Dodgers past Strider, Braves 8-1

May. 23, 2023 23:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Bobby Miller took a while to get spiffed up after his big league debut. His Los Angeles Dodgers teammates celebrated Miller's winning performance with an impromptu beer shower that expanded to include some other clubhouse condiments. “Ketchup,...

Freeman hits go-ahead 3-run HR in Atlanta homecoming as Dodgers rally, beat Braves 8-6

May. 22, 2023 23:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A matchup of teams with the National League's best records was also a comparison of depleted rotations. Thanks to Freddie Freeman and J.D. Martinez, the Dodgers had more offensive support for their shaky starting pitching. Freeman's three-run homer in the fifth...

Martinez's 3-run shot lifts Dodgers over Padres 4-2, win 4th in row

May. 13, 2023 22:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just off the injured list, J.D. Martinez made his presence felt with a big blast. He hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the first inning, Julio Urías tossed seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Saturday for their...

Mookie Betts homers, drives in 4 as Dodgers beat Cubs 7-3

Apr. 23, 2023 18:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mookie Betts homered and drove in four runs in his first career start at shortstop, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Sunday. Max Muncy and J.D. Martinez also connected as Los Angeles took three of four in the series at Wrigley Field. Clayton...

Kershaw wins No. 200 in style as Dodgers blank Mets 5-0

Apr. 19, 2023 02:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw ended his outing with a fired-up scream and then capped his milestone night with a champagne toast from teammates. The left-hander delivered a vintage performance for his 200th win, pitching seven splendid innings of three-hit ball as the Los...

Dodgers rally for 7 runs in 5th, put chill on Rockies 13-4

Apr. 04, 2023 02:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a night that felt more Wrigley Field than Dodger Stadium, Jason Heyward made himself right at home. The former Cubs outfielder slammed a two-run homer — his first in a Dodgers uniform — to cap a seven-run rally with two outs in the fifth inning, and Los...

Thompson, Kershaw spark Dodgers to 10-1 win over D-backs

Apr. 02, 2023 00:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trayce Thompson not only took out his frustrations on a left-hander, he helped one as well with a career night to spark the Los Angeles Dodgers to an easy victory. Thompson hit three home runs, including a grand slam in his first at-bat of the season, and had a...

National League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 24, 2023 08:18 AM EDT

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ LOS ANGELES DODGERS 2022: 111-51, first place, lost to San Diego in Division Series. Manager: Dave Roberts (eighth season). Opening Day:...