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MLB playoff primer: Things to know as postseason nears

Sep. 27, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

Major League Baseball’s postseason has a little more heft this season. The playoffs are rapidly approaching, with the final regular season games set for Oct. 5. The postseason begins two days later with a field of 12 teams — up from last year’s 10 — and includes a...

Grove helps Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-1 to clinch top NL seed

Sep. 25, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had two hits and Michael Grove pitched five solid innings to pick up his first career victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the National League with 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Two days after reaching...

Vargas hits 1st homer, Dodgers bounce back to beat Cards 6-2

Sep. 25, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miguel Vargas was already excited after hitting his first major league home run Saturday night. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman got another big thrill when he was congratulated by Albert Pujols. The veteran St. Louis slugger gave his regards to the...

Dodgers overcome Gallen's 13 Ks, rally to beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Mookie Betts having the night off. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed his bat in the ninth inning and their All-Star came up big off the bench. Max Muncy hit a tying infield single and Betts singled home the winning run with two outs, helping the Dodgers...

Suárez, Eflin, Alvarado help Phillies shut out Braves

Sep. 22, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suárez pitched six sparkling innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies continued their push toward the club's first playoff berth in a decade with a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Matt Vierling knocked in the only run in the game...

Bumgarner gets 1st win since July, D-backs beat Dodgers 6-1

Sep. 22, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Working through an ugly stretch of losing, Madison Bumgarner didn't panic. Heck, he didn't even have a game plan. “Every time I do, it don't work out too good,” he said. “I just feel it out.” Relying heavily on his curveball, Bumgarner...

Kershaw Ks 10, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 5-2

Sep. 20, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor has struggled mightily this season, his feel at the plate varying day to day. Even a three-run blast didn't come easy in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Taylor struck out 149 times in 365...

Betts, Muncy lead Dodgers to 4-3 win over Giants in 10

Sep. 19, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mookie Betts had an RBI double in the 10th inning, Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday night. The Dodgers beat the Giants for the 15th time in 19 meetings this season, getting...

Thompson 2-run HR backs Urías' 17th win, Dodgers beat Giants

Sep. 18, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Freddie Freeman is a 100-game winner for the first time, and he wants to pile on many more before these dominant Dodgers are done. Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer to back Julio Urías' 17th win, and NL West champion Los Angeles beat up on the San Francisco...

Dustin May no-hits Giants for 5 innings, Dodgers win 5-0

Sep. 17, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Dave Roberts considered giving Dustin May one more inning then thought better of it. The Los Angeles Dodgers are counting on much more from May down the stretch and into the postseason — and his post-Tommy John form is coming along well that no added...