Latest Dave Roberts 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...

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...

Dodgers throw 2-hitter, beat Phillies after long rain delay

Jul. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Freese didn't want a long night to drag out even longer. Freese hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles completed a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies early Thursday...

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury

Jul. 17, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley's...

Dodgers place Taylor on injury list with forearm fracture

Jul. 16, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed infielder/outfielder Chris Taylor on the 10-day injured list with a fractured left forearm and recalled first baseman/outfielder Matt Beaty from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Dodgers made the move before a 16-2 win over the Phillies on Monday. Taylor was hit...

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...

Dodgers club 4 HR, beat Sale, Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 14, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers had lost seven straight at Fenway Park, including Games 1 and 2 of the World Series last October. That's nothing, at least to Chris Sale. The Red Sox left-hander has not won a regular-season game in Boston in more than a year, a slump that continued on Saturday night...

Oops! All-Star scoreboard has rough night in Cleveland

Jul. 10, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The only errors on the scoreboard at the All-Star Game were by the scoreboard. At least one player noticed — and wasn't too pleased. The giant board at Progressive Field was filled with mistakes Tuesday night, including a couple of misspelled names, a wrong picture and a pair of...

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down

Jul. 10, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the national spotlight turns on, the Los Angeles Dodgers go dark. They're lucky this one doesn't count. Clayton Kershaw dropped to 0-2 in All-Star Games, and so did Dave Roberts. "You always want to win every game you play, but the American League has had our number for quite some...

Who's on second? All-Star Game set to trot out free runners

Jul. 8, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — We've seen Reggie hit the light tower, Pete Rose crush a catcher to score the winning run and a tribute to Ted Williams that sent shivers through Fenway Park. But come the All-Star Game on Tuesday night, baseball fans might witness something they've never seen before. Automatic runners....