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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...

LEADING OFF: Greinke back, Vladdy & daddy, Brewers pitch in

Sep. 14, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ZACK IS BACK Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA)...

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. ...

Betts homers on 4-RBI night, Dodgers beat Padres 5-4

Sep. 12, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Saturday night. The Dodgers remained 2 1/2 games behind NL West-leading San Francisco. ...

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...

Seager, Dodgers beat Braves 3-2; Albies' foul injures knee

Sep. 01, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a matchup of playoff contenders Tuesday night. Atlanta lost All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies after he fouled a...

Dodgers rally with 3 runs in 8th to beat Rockies 5-2

Aug. 29, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith snapped a tie with a bases-loaded, two-run single in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Saturday night. Smith stroked a 3-1 pitch from Daniel Bard (7-7) into left field, scoring Max...

Pollock's homer sends Dodgers to 5-3 win over Padres in 16

Aug. 26, 2021 05:17 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After 16 innings that took 5 hours, 49 minutes to play, featuring 489 pitches by 19 pitchers who stranded a combined 35 baserunners, the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers finally got to celebrate. AJ Pollock led off the 16th with a two-run homer and the...

Pollock, Urías lead Dodgers past slumping Padres 5-2

Aug. 25, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — AJ Pollock hit a two-run single and robbed Manny Machado of a two-run homer to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the sinking San Diego Padres 5-2 on Tuesday night in a series opener between NL West rivals headed in opposite directions. “Since the...