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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...

Kershaw strikes out 5 in return, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-1

Sep. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time. Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on...

Dodgers, Braves are trade deadline winners so far

Sep. 13, 2021 03:40 AM EDT

Max Scherzer has been dominant for the Dodgers. Adam Frazier has struggled for San Diego. Javier Báez has played well for the Mets — while also getting himself in hot water with the New York fans not long after arriving. There were so many major deals at this year's...

Max Scherzer is epitome of efficiency in joining 3,000K club

Sep. 13, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the standing ovation for his 3,000th career strikeout grew louder, Max Scherzer paused on the mound. He doffed his cap, tossed the souvenir ball toward the dugout, and immediately got back to work. Mr. Efficiency, indeed. No...

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. ...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfect game

Sep. 12, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts and nearly completed a perfect game Sunday. The 37-year-old right-hander fanned Eric Hosmer of the San Diego Padres in the fifth inning at...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer loses perfecto in 8th after 3,000th K

Sep. 12, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers had his perfect game bid ended by Eric Hosmer's double with one out in the eighth inning Sunday against the San Diego Padres. The 37-year-old right-hander reached 3,000 career strikeouts in the fifth inning...

Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes 19th player in major league history with 3,000 career strikeouts

Sep. 12, 2021 17:40 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes 19th player in major league history with 3,000 career strikeouts.

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. ...

Brewers' Burnes, Hader combine for MLB record 9th no-hitter

Sep. 11, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a sometimes sticky season, Corbin Burnes got a grip on history. Milwaukee's ace combined with reliever Josh Hader to pitch baseball’s record ninth no-hitter this season, breaking a mark set when pitchers began throwing overhand in 1884 as the...