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Vin Scully, Dodgers broadcaster for 67 years, dies at 94

Aug. 03, 2022 09:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died Tuesday night. He was 94. Scully died at his home in the Hidden Hills...

Vin Scully's top calls from a Hall of Fame career

Aug. 03, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully called thousands of games involving the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers during his 67 years in the booth. He chose his words as artfully as a painter stroking a brush across a canvas. Scully talked about life while chronicling routine plays and historical...

Kershaw & Ohtani starriest All-Stars in Hollywood

Jul. 18, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Clayton Kershaw are two-way praisers. Six miles from Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, LA’s biggest baseball stars open the All-Star Game on Tuesday night when it returns to Dodger Stadium for the first time in 42 years. Kershaw, the...

Kershaw takes perfect game into 8th, Dodgers rout Angels 9-1

Jul. 16, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw's pitches all sizzled from the start, and the Los Angeles Angels swung early, often and usually ineptly. Behind their longtime ace, the Los Angeles Dodgers made one stunning defensive play after another. While he retired the first 21 Angels in...

Dodgers' Kershaw loses perfect game in 8th inning vs Angels

Jul. 16, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched seven perfect innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers before Luis Rengifo broke up his bid with a leadoff double in the eighth for the Los Angeles Angels. Kershaw needed just 71 pitches to retire the first 21 consecutive batters at Angel...

Freeman, Turner power Dodgers over Guardians; Betts to IL

Jun. 18, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For at least one game, the Los Angeles Dodgers resembled the team that has been one of the best in the National League over the past nine seasons. It could be a while until they're truly at full strength. Freddie Freeman had three hits, Trea Turner...

Koufax gets Dodger Stadium statue next to Jackie Robinson

Jun. 18, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Sandy Koufax joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955, he was in awe of being on the same team with Jackie Robinson. Now 67 years later, the two are immortalized in bronze at the entrance to Dodger Stadium. Koufax's statue was unveiled on Saturday...

LEADING OFF: Rendon out for season, Koufax statue unveiled

Jun. 18, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ REN-DONE Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon needs surgery on his right wrist and once again will have a season cut short by an injury. The 32-year-old has played in just 155 of...

Verlander nears another no-hitter, Astros rally past A's 5-4

Jun. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Yordan Álvarez cleared the bases with a go-ahead double in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Elvis Andrus broke up...

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...