Latest Alex Verdugo News

Beaty's 3-run HR helps Dodgers recover to beat Marlins 10-6

Jul. 21, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Beaty keeps making it difficult for the Los Angeles Dodgers to send him down to Triple-A again. The rookie came off the bench to play left field during the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins on Saturday night and then delivered a three-run homer in the bottom of the inning to...

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1

Jul. 20, 2019 2:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen says he is tired, and it has nothing to do with an exhausting road trip to start the second half that included a handful of games that went late into the night. After Hyun-Jin Ryu and Kenta Maeda shut down Miami, Jansen struck out the side on 15...

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th

Jul. 18, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper's hot streak of late has kept the Phillies in the playoff picture. He has opened some eyes with his offense — especially the comically oversized ones of the Phillie Phanatic mascot strapped to the slugger's forehead. Harper tied the game while wearing a Phillie...

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2

Jul. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Bellinger saw a sea of blue behind him in right field and heard "M-V-P" chants throughout the night — in Philly. Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia...

LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI

Jul. 15, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BOUNCE-BACK BLAKE? A day after the Rays came within an inning of baseball's first ever combined perfect game, ace lefty Blake Snell (5-7, 4.70) faces the first-place Yankees in the Bronx. Snell's last visit was a historical flop. He became the first reigning Cy...

Dodgers beat Red Sox in 12 innings on Muncy's RBI walk

Jul. 15, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The World Series weekend rematch added a flashback to last fall's epic Game 3. Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 early Monday morning in another late-night showdown of...

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, beat Dodgers 8-1 in World Series rematch

Jul. 13, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The first round of the rematch between Los Angeles and Boston turned out much like the 2018 World Series. The Red Sox beat the Dodgers handily. Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Red Sox beat the Dodgers 8-1 Friday night. "We have to come out...

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3

Jul. 7, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Those big, bad Los Angeles Dodgers, who had been off to a historic pace in the first half, no longer seem all that intimidating to the San Diego Padres. Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs, Manuel Margot also homered and the Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a...

Renfroe, Margot power Padres past Dodgers 3-1

Jul. 7, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hunter Renfroe struck out in his first two at-bats, hardly suggesting he might be on tap to play the hero role for a second consecutive day. One more chance proved otherwise. Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and the San Diego Padres held on for a 3-1 victory...

Quake, rattle, roll: Padres beat Dodgers 3-2 during shaker

Jul. 6, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Lauer was on the Dodger Stadium mound when he heard the crowd suddenly get loud and wondered why. "I thought there was like a streaker at first and then I looked around, there was nobody," he said. "I thought there was a fight in the stands." Lauer kept pitching, throwing two...