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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...

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...

O'Neill homers, Cards win 2-1 to salvage split with Dodgers

Sep. 09, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit a tiebreaking homer, Cardinals relievers combined for five scoreless innings, and St. Louis salvaged a split of its four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 2-1 win on Thursday. The Cardinals climbed within three games...

Dodgers rally past Braves for sweep, Scherzer leaves after 6

Sep. 02, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer felt his hamstring tighten up during warmups. He still went out and dominated the Atlanta Braves for six innings. Justin Turner and AJ Pollock singled home the tying and go-ahead runs through the same infield hole in the eighth, and the...

Urías MLB-high 15th W; Dodgers end Braves' 13-game road run

Aug. 31, 2021 02:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers' dormant offense re-emerged in a barrage of home runs, and Mookie Betts ended his sweet swing with a blown kiss to his mother in the stands. Julio Urías earned his major league-leading 15th victory and Los Angeles beat Atlanta 5-3 Monday...

Báez returns, Mets snap Dodgers' 9-game win streak, 7-2

Aug. 22, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Javier Báez stepped up to the plate for the first time in 12 days and promptly smacked an RBI double off the Dodger Stadium wall. J.D. Davis and the slumping New York Mets backed him up with their best offensive performance since Báez left the...

Dodgers beat Mets 4-1, gain on Giants with 7th straight win

Aug. 20, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trea Turner is just about done getting comfortable with his new team. Now, he's ready to make some major contributions. Turner went 2 for 4 and drove in a run to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the New York Mets 4-1 on Thursday night for their...

Beaty leads Dodgers past Pirates 4-3 for 5th straight win

Aug. 18, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Beaty hit a tiebreaking, two-run double with two outs in the fifth inning to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Dodgers extended their franchise-record winning streak to 15 games against the...

Bellinger sends Dodgers past Mets 2-1 in 10 innings

Aug. 15, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Mets 2-1 on Saturday night after Will Smith homered in the seventh for the first hit off New York starter Taijuan Walker. The 10-inning win was the second...

Cabrera's double in 10th lifts D-backs over Dodgers 6-5

Jul. 31, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It was far from certain that Asdrúbal Cabrera would be wearing an Arizona Diamondbacks uniform on Friday night. But MLB's trade deadline during the afternoon came and went, and the last-place Diamondbacks didn't deal him to a contender. So the veteran...