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Hernández and Smith rally Dodgers past Red Sox 7-6 in 11 innings

Jul. 21, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith singled with the bases loaded and one out in the 11th inning to drive in Kiké Hernández as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 7-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Smith lined a base hit to center field off Greg Weissert (2-2) to give the...

Clayton Kershaw set to make first start of the season for the Dodgers on Thursday against the Giants

Jul. 21, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw is set to make his first start of the season for the Los Angeles on Thursday. Manager Dave Roberts said Saturday night after a 7-6, 11-inning victory over Boston that Kershaw would take the mound for the series finale against...

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw works 4 innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City in 2nd rehab start

Jul. 19, 2024 23:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw made a second rehab start in his bid to return from offseason left shoulder surgery, pitching four innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday night. The 36-year old three-time NL Cy Young Award winner allowed six...

Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow throws simulated game, expected to start versus Giants next week

Jul. 19, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow is expected to come off the injured list and start against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Glasnow, a first-time All-Star who went to Texas to participate in the festivities earlier this week, went on the 15-day IL...

MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

Jul. 15, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball can’t run away from its lack of runs. Batting averages are near half-century lows. Velocity is at an all-time high. "Run scoring, it’s not easy to do. It’s hard and it’s getting harder,” Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli...

Tigers take advantage of Ramírez errors in 9th inning, beating Dodgers 4-3 in 2nd straight comeback

Jul. 14, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Yohan Ramírez had two consecutive errors in the ninth inning, paving the way for the Detroit Tigers to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday for their second straight comeback win over the NL West leaders. Wenceel Pérez had a sacrifice bunt to advance runners...

Gio Urshela hits 2-run homer, Tigers score 7 runs in 2 innings to stun Dodgers 11-9

Jul. 13, 2024 17:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gio Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning after the Detroit Tigers overcame a 9-4 deficit in the ninth to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-9 on Saturday. “I don't know how to appropriately comment on that game,” Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said. “It's an...

James Paxton leads the way as the Dodgers shut out the lowly White Sox 3-0

Jun. 25, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Monday night. Los Angeles was shut down by Garrett Crochet, but it got to Chicago's shaky bullpen for three runs. The NL West leaders won for the...

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down after experiencing lingering soreness

Jun. 25, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been shut down for a week after experiencing lingering soreness in his comeback from left shoulder surgery. Kershaw, 36, had an MRI that “showed no new incidents,” manager Dave Roberts said before Monday night's 3-0...

James Paxton leads the way as the Dodgers shut out the lowly White Sox 3-0

Jun. 24, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Monday night. Los Angeles was shut down by Garrett Crochet, but got to Chicago's shaky bullpen for three runs. The NL West leaders won for the...