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Dodgers roll past Twins to boost win streak to nine

Aug. 10, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy continued to rebound from a slow start to the season with a home run and Julio Urias pitched seven strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday night over the Minnesota Twins. ...

Dodgers beat Padres 4-0, make statement with 3-game sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few days after the Padres outmaneuvered the Dodgers for Juan Soto, San Diego rolled into Chavez Ravine with a formidable new lineup and big plans to raise a few questions about Los Angeles' dominance. The Padres are headed home from a sobering weekend knowing...

Will Smith, Max Muncy drive Dodgers past Padres again, 8-3

Aug. 07, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the San Diego Padres made plenty of noise at the trade deadline, it's already been drowned out by the relentless drumbeat of the Los Angeles Dodgers' march toward October. Will Smith homered and drove in three runs, and the Dodgers continued to pull away...

Kershaw leaves with low back pain, Dodgers sweep Giants 5-3

Aug. 04, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw left his start with low back pain and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. Kershaw felt discomfort while he was warming up before the bottom of the fifth inning. The...

Urias wins his 8th straight decision, Dodgers top Giants 3-0

Aug. 04, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Julio Urias won his eighth consecutive decision and Miguel Vargas drove in two runs in his major league debut as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Wednesday night. Urias (11-6) threw six scoreless innings, struck out six and didn’t...

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully

Aug. 03, 2022 09:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who entertained and informed Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years. Scully, the longest tenured broadcaster with a single team in pro sports history, died Tuesday night at 94. ___ ...

As Vin Scully's death announced, Dodgers beat Giants 9-5

Aug. 03, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a game played as Vin Scully's death was announced by the Dodgers, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night behind Mookie Betts' 24th home run and three RBIs. The Giants played a tribute on their video board after the final out at Oracle...

Red Sox exec: No plans for Bogaerts, Devers trade talks

Jul. 27, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom said on Wednesday that the team hasn’t discussed selling off All-Stars Xander Bogaerts or Rafael Devers at the trade deadline, and “we’re not planning to discuss them with anybody.” Bloom told reporters before the...

Dodgers strike early, avoid sweep with 7-1 win over Nats

Jul. 27, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning. After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too. ...

Nats beat NL West-leading Dodgers for 2nd straight night

Jul. 27, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the last-place Washington Nationals rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 Tuesday night for their second straight win against the NL West leaders. Garcia’s shot into the right-field seats with two outs...