Latest Max Muncy News

Muncy homers in 10th, Dodgers rally for 7-5 win over Rockies

Sep. 23, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The ever-reliable Max Scherzer just couldn't get his usual grip on the baseball in the thin air at Coors Field. He licked his hand. He held the ball tighter. But nothing seemed to work. No worries, his teammates had his back on a rare off day for the...

Mike Schmidt: Harper is clear MVP, he's Pete Rose with power

Sep. 23, 2021 04:32 AM EDT

It’s that time of the baseball year again, the individual award season. Who’s the MVP? Who’s the Cy Young winner? Rookie of the Year? Does the MVP have to come from a team in the postseason? Does MVP mean “most valuable player to a team” or “best player in the...

Pujols hit in 10th, Dodgers beat Rox, stay close in NL West

Sep. 22, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols drew on his vast baseball wisdom to get that clutch hit. Once he reached first base, he celebrated like a kid. Pennant chases will do that. Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with a single up the middle in the...

Kershaw 1st win since June, streaking Dodgers top shaky Reds

Sep. 19, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday. Will Smith also homered as the Dodgers won...

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...

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. ...

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...

Molina homers, Wainwright wins as Cards beat Dodgers 5-4

Sep. 08, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched into the ninth inning and Yadier Molina homered, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Wednesday night. Led by Wainwright and Molina once again, St. Louis stopped a four-game slide. Tyler O’Neill...

Scherzer strikes out 13, Dodgers beat Cardinals 5-1

Sep. 06, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 13 in his hometown and Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Scherzer (13-4) permitted one unearned run and six hits in eight innings in his...