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Blue Jays rally in 9th inning for 4-3 victory over Angels

May. 28, 2022 01:08 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alejandro Kirk scored on an error by right fielder Juan Lagares in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Kirk led off the ninth with a single to center against Raisel Iglesias (1-3)...

Rios, Betts hit back-to-back HRs, Dodgers top D-backs 6-4

May. 28, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mookie Betts was almost apologetic about a lack of offense for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Then the slugger was reminded that the team's lineup still smacked three homers and had nine hits in a 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The way the...

Angels' Ohtani out of lineup vs. Blue Jays due to back issue

May. 27, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani was out of the lineup Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays with back soreness, and teammate Anthony Rendon sat with a right wrist issue. Manager Joe Maddon said the reigning AL MVP was available off the bench...

Dodgers' Roberts misses game to attend daughter's graduation

May. 27, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts missed Friday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks to attend his daughter's high school graduation in Southern California. Bench coach Bob Geren will manage the team Friday. Roberts — in his seventh season managing...

AP source: Lakers choose Darvin Ham as next head coach

May. 27, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted an offer to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke with The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been publicly announced. ...

AP source: Los Angeles Lakers choose Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham as next head coach

May. 27, 2022 21:15 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — AP source: Los Angeles Lakers choose Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham as next head coach.

L.A. Chargers sign first-round pick guard Zion Johnson

May. 27, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers concluded the first week of organized team activities with first-round pick Zion Johnson signing his rookie contract. The Chargers announced the deal Firday with the guard getting a standard four-year deal with the team holding a...

Dodgers to retire Gil Hodges' No. 14 in June

May. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gil Hodges, who helped the Dodgers win World Series titles in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, will have his No. 14 jersey retired. The pregame ceremony will take place on June 4, when the New York Mets visit Dodger Stadium. Hodges played his final two seasons with the...

Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

May. 27, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time in decades. One of the leading candidates for mayor is Rick Caruso, a...

Freeman's 3-run HR, 5 RBIs, lift Dodgers over D-backs 14-1

May. 27, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Freddie Freeman's swing looked good and the baseball jumped off his bat, carrying deep into right-center field. The veteran slugger had hit 274 homers in his career prior to that at-bat and this one certainly felt like No. 275. Then again, it had been so long since...