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MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

Jul. 15, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball can’t run away from its lack of runs. Batting averages are near half-century lows. Velocity is at an all-time high. "Run scoring, it’s not easy to do. It’s hard and it’s getting harder,” Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli...

Tigers take advantage of Ramírez errors in 9th inning, beating Dodgers 4-3 in 2nd straight comeback

Jul. 14, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Yohan Ramírez had two consecutive errors in the ninth inning, paving the way for the Detroit Tigers to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday for their second straight comeback win over the NL West leaders. Wenceel Pérez had a sacrifice bunt to advance runners...

Gio Urshela hits 2-run homer, Tigers score 7 runs in 2 innings to stun Dodgers 11-9

Jul. 13, 2024 17:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gio Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning after the Detroit Tigers overcame a 9-4 deficit in the ninth to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-9 on Saturday. “I don't know how to appropriately comment on that game,” Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said. “It's an...

James Paxton leads the way as the Dodgers shut out the lowly White Sox 3-0

Jun. 25, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Monday night. Los Angeles was shut down by Garrett Crochet, but it got to Chicago's shaky bullpen for three runs. The NL West leaders won for the...

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down after experiencing lingering soreness

Jun. 25, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down for a week after experiencing lingering soreness in his comeback from left shoulder surgery. Kershaw, 36, had an MRI that “showed no new incidents,” manager Dave Roberts said before Monday night's 3-0...

James Paxton leads the way as the Dodgers shut out the lowly White Sox 3-0

Jun. 24, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Monday night. Los Angeles was shut down by Garrett Crochet, but got to Chicago's shaky bullpen for three runs. The NL West leaders won for the...

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down after experiencing lingering soreness

Jun. 24, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down for a week after experiencing lingering soreness in his comeback from left shoulder surgery. Kershaw, 36, had an MRI that “showed no new incidents,” manager Dave Roberts said before Monday night's...

Glasnow strikes out 10 and Ohtani homers against his old team in Dodgers' 7-2 win over Angels

Jun. 23, 2024 01:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Glasnow pitched seven strong innings, Shohei Ohtani homered for the second straight game against his old team and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night to split the Freeway Series. Ohtani blasted a 455-foot, two-run shot...

Angels rally to beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings; Ohtani homers against his old team

Jun. 22, 2024 02:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Ward singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Angels over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Friday night in Shohei Ohtani’s first game against his old team. The Angels won in extra innings for the first time this season, after...

Hayward's slam, Hernandez's 3-run shot highlight 7-run ninth as Dodgers beat Rockies 11-9

Jun. 19, 2024 01:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a pinch-hit grand slam and Teoscar Hernandez added a three-run homer — all in a seven-run ninth inning — as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a wild 11-9 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. “It was quality of at-bat up and...