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Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win

Sep. 16, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso is slumping at the wrong time for the New York Mets. And with little margin for error, their two most reliable relievers let a game get away Sunday night that might prove too much to overcome. Jedd Gyorko got off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles...

Davis' 3-run double lifts Mets over Dodgers 3-0

Sep. 14, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rajai Davis did not need a speeding Uber for his latest big hit, one that maintained the New York Mets' slim wild-card hopes. After a brilliant pitchers' duel between the Mets' Jacob deGrom and Hyun-Jin Ryu, Davis pinch hit with two outs in the eighth inning and slapped a three-run double...

Kershaw, Dodgers catch Syndergaard on bad day, beat Mets 9-2

Sep. 13, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard got caught again, this time by the smart-swinging Los Angeles Dodgers. Syndergaard kept wobbling with Wilson Ramos behind the plate while Clayton Kershaw was right in the pocket, sending the Dodgers over the New York Mets 9-2 Friday night. "It wasn't terrible," Mets manager...

Hill struggles in return as Dodgers rally past Orioles 4-2

Sep. 12, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Now that Rich Hill finally got past an arm injury, he's got a knee problem that might ruin his bid to pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason. Hill struggled with his control during his first start since June 19 and hurt his left knee in the process, a development that took the...

Villar's record-setting HR carries Orioles past Dodgers 7-3

Sep. 11, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In a season defined by baseballs flying out of the park, the Baltimore Orioles have been on the wrong end of the equation more times than any team in major league history. For a welcome change, the Orioles contributed to a long ball record with one of their own. The milestone homer , a...

Dodgers clinch 7th straight NL West title, 1st playoff team

Sep. 10, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers sprayed each other with bubbly, emptied dozens of bottles of beer while drinking very little of it and essentially carried on in a fashion appropriate for a team celebrating its seventh consecutive NL West tile. Certainly, the Dodgers were elated about becoming the...

Dodgers beat Giants 5-0, magic number at 2 for NL West

Sep. 8, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are on the verge of another runaway division title, and still there was anxiety Sunday. Matt Beaty homered to end a 12-inning scoreless streak, Corey Seager also connected and Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL West to...

Beede, Giants shut down Dodgers in a 1-0 victory

Sep. 8, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco Giants rookie right-hander Tyler Beede removed any doubt on whether he had rediscovered his form. Beede induced MVP candidate Cody Bellinger into a lazy fly ball with the bases loaded in the fifth inning to complete his scoreless outing as the Giants beat the Los Angeles...

Dodgers fete Giants manager Bruce Bochy in final visit to LA

Sep. 7, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers set aside their fierce rivalry with the Giants for a few moments to honor San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy. Before Friday's series opener, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts welcomed Bochy onto the field behind home plate. Bochy is retiring at season's end, which is Sept. 29 since...

Samardzija bounces back, Giants beat Dodgers 5-4

Sep. 7, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Samardzija always looks forward to baseball's stretch run, even if the San Francisco Giants aren't going anywhere beyond September. The final month of the regular season got off to a rocky start for him and the Giants. Samardzija had his worst start of the season and the Giants were...