LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Longoria powered a home run off Max Scherzer through fierce wind. Chris Taylor and pinch-hitter Gavin Lux fell short, putting the defending World Series champions on the brink of elimination.
DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture.
The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday.
Los Angeles Dodgers (95-54, second in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (77-72, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (9-7, 3.33 ERA, .99 WHIP, 132 strikeouts) Reds: Wade Miley (12-6, 3.09 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 123 strikeouts)
MIAMI (AP) — Right-hander Jake Reed was called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and made his major league debut as his wife Janie Reed prepares to play outfield for the U.S. softball team at the Olympics.
MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins ended the Los Angeles Dodgers’ nine-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory on Monday night.
Alfaro, who was 2-for-31 in his previous nine games, drove a slider from Dodgers reliever Victor González (3-1) to center field for his third homer of the season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier thinks he might be a better baseball player if he could find a way to put his phone down.
Funny, the screen time doesn't seem to be affecting the Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman too much.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts got everything he had hoped for.
Clayton Kershaw bounced back from two bad outings with six sharp innings Friday night, and Gavin Lux drove in four runs and hit one of five homers as Los Angeles routed the Texas Rangers 12-1.