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Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts watches his two-run triple off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Wade Davis during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Denver. The Dodgers won 15-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Betts, Dodgers set season high for runs, rout Rox 15-6

Sep. 19, 2020 1:04 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — For his prodigious power, the 5-foot-9 Mookie Betts credits listening to his parents in the backyard. “When I was a kid, 4 or 5 years old, mom and dad would always tell me hit it over their head,” Betts explained. He's been doing that to everyone ever since. Betts hit his...

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager congratulates Mookie Betts, right, after the Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)

Dodgers 1st team to clinch playoff spot, beat Padres 7-5

Sep. 16, 2020 9:14 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — While the Los Angeles Dodgers are regular participants in postseason baseball, there was something unusual about becoming the first team in the pandemic-shortened season to clinch a berth in the expanded playoffs. “It’s different, I guess. I just found that out five minutes...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, right, celebrates with Edwin Rios (21) and others after the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 10 innings in a  baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Betts gets rare start at 2B for Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks

Sep. 10, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mookie Betts will be making his first start at second base since 2014 on Thursday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 27-year-old Betts, who signed a $365 million, 12-year deal with the Dodgers that starts next year, has been one of the best players in the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Gavin Lux celebrates his three-run home run with Max Muncy and Chris Taylor (3) during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Lux hits 2 HRs, lifts Dodgers over D-backs in 10 innings

Sep. 9, 2020 2:47 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — With one big swing in extra innings, rookie Gavin Lux provided a reminder about why he's such a valued prospect. The 22-year-old hit two homers, including a three-run shot in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from four runs down to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 on...

Colorado Rockies' Matt Kemp (25) congratulates Josh Fuentes (8) on his two-run home run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith looks on during the second inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Matt Kemp's clutch HR powers Rockies past Dodgers again, 7-6

Sep. 7, 2020 2:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning against his former team, and the Colorado Rockies sent the Los Angeles Dodgers to their first series loss of the season with a 7-6 victory Sunday night. Kemp connected off Caleb Ferguson (2-1) for the sixth homer in a...

Colorado Rockies' Josh Fuentes (8) celebrates after driving in two runs with a double during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rockies rally in 9th, beat LA 5-2 in rare Dodger Stadium win

Sep. 6, 2020 1:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Nolan Arenado and Josh Fuentes delivered clutch ninth-inning RBI hits in a big win for the Colorado Rockies, they were thrilled to find videos of the celebrations at home awaiting them on their phones in the clubhouse. Although the families of the Rockies' slugging Orange County...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy, right, runs toward home on his three-run home run off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Taylor Hearn, left, that also scored Mookie Betts and Corey Seager during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Muncy 4 RBIs for Dodgers in 7-4 win over Rangers and Lynn

Aug. 30, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers stuck to their plan against Lance Lynn, and tagged the Texas workhorse starter with his first loss of the season. Lynn's next start could be for a team like the Dodgers, a contender in this shortened MLB season. “He's one of the...