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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson, right, reacts with third base coach Dino Abel after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Pederson homers twice to lead Dodgers over Padres, 7-6

Aug. 6, 2020 1:42 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson’s second home run of the game sailed an estimated 435 feet through two palm trees just beyond the center field fence at Petco Park, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 7-6 Wednesday night to take two of three in an early series between NL West...

Los Angeles Dodgers' AJ Pollock, left, reacts after hitting an RBI double, next to San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Pollock homers, May strikes out 8 as Dodgers beat Padres 5-2

Aug. 5, 2020 1:04 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — AJ Pollock hit a pinch, go-ahead double in the seventh inning and added a solo homer, and Dustin May struck out a career-high eight to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Tuesday night. Mookie Betts entered the game in right field in the eighth inning after...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager (5) celebrates his home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Dodgers' Will Smith (16) during the second inning of the Diamondbacks' home opener baseball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Dodgers win third straight, cruise past D-backs 6-3

Jul. 31, 2020 1:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Dodgers came into Chase Field on quite the high Thursday night, fresh off an emotional two-game sweep over the sign-stealing Houston Astros. Three homers and another solid Ross Stripling start later, Los Angeles kept right on rolling in the desert. A.J. Pollock hit a two-run homer, Corey...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Edwin Rios watches his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the 13th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Houston. The Dodgers won 4-2 in 13 innings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

All quiet till Ríos HR in 13th lifts Dodgers over Astros 4-2

Jul. 30, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After a testy, noisy game in the series opener, all was quiet between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Until the loud crack of Edwin Ríos' bat for a two-run homer in the 13th inning lifted the Dodgers to a 4-2 victory. The teams showed no carry-over from a...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy, right, is congratulated by Justin Turner after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Muncy homers twice, leads Stripling, Dodgers over Giants 9-1

Jul. 25, 2020 1:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy homered twice and doubled, Ross Stripling pitched seven neat innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-1 on Friday night. A day after beating the Giants 8-1 on opening day, the NL West champion Dodgers scored in every inning except the third and...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Kiké Hernández (14) is congratulated by Mookie Betts, right, Joc Pederson, left, and manager Dave Roberts after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Betts gets debut souvenirs, Dodgers top Giants 8-1 in opener

Jul. 24, 2020 2:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts singled in the seventh inning for his first hit as a Los Angeles Dodger, then signaled for the ball. That, along with the lineup card, is headed for a display in his house. “This is something I’ll always remember,” he said Thursday night after scoring...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during intrasquad play in the restart of baseball spring training Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw: Responsibility on road the key to 2020 season

Jul. 21, 2020 2:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three days to go before the 2020 opener, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw already was reveling in the first victory of the season. How he performs Thursday night against the San Francisco Giants in his ninth opening day assignment remains up in the air. But just the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger misjudges a ball hit for a double by Anthony Garcia during an intrasquad baseball game Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Bellinger, Kershaw among Dodgers focused on racial injustice

Jul. 16, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NL MVP Cody Bellinger and Clayton Kershaw, along with eight Los Angeles Dodgers teammates, are speaking out about racial injustice in a video message. Walker Buehler, Kiké Hernández, Gavin Lux, Joc Pederson, AJ Pollock, Ross Stripling, Justin Turner and Alex Wood are joining...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during intrasquad play in the restart of baseball spring training Monday, July 6, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clayton Kershaw to start opening day for Dodgers vs Giants

Jul. 7, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will make his franchise-record ninth opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager Dave Roberts confirmed his choice Tuesday in a video conference call. The Dodgers open the 60-game season on July 23 at home against the rival San Francisco Giants. Kershaw was...

FILE - In this March 4, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Grant Dayton pitches against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning of a spring baseball exhibition game in Kissimmee, Fla. Dayton is excited to driving north for the resumption of spring training with the Braves. He knows he will not be getting any more salary.

No paychecks for 11 big leaguers: advance larger than salary

Jun. 26, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Dayton will notice one glaring absence this season after he reports to the Atlanta Braves: his twice-a-month salary. He is among 11 major leaguers whose prorated pay for the abbreviated 60-game season amounts to less than the $286,500 advance already received by the 32-year-old...