San Diego Padres (74-65, third in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (88-53, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (10-8, 2.93 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 173 strikeouts) Dodgers: Julio Urias (16-3, 3.11 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 168 strikeouts)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have been on a tear since they obtained Max Scherzer at the trade deadline.
After seeing Mad Max up close for five starts, manager Dave Roberts has a new appreciation for the 37-year-old veteran.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead single during a nine-run rally in the seventh inning after Washington ace Max Scherzer departed, and the Los Angeles Dodgers surged past the Nationals 10-5 Friday night for their seventh straight win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are working on a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night.
The Cubs led 4-0 in their quest for the majors’ seventh no-hitter of the year — which would match four other seasons for the most in the majors since 1900.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even amid a slow start, Dave Roberts didn't need a reminder of all the things Mookie Betts can do to help the Los Angeles Dodgers win games.
Betts provided one anyway.
The star right fielder hit the 25th leadoff home run of his big league career and added a spectacular catch and throw double play as the Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Thursday.