Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS
Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the NL Championship Series and six Atlanta pitchers combined on a four-hitter, giving the Braves a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a commanding 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff.
Taylor's blunder, other missed chances put LA in NLCS hole
If Chris Taylor could do it all over, he would've stopped at second base on Cody Bellinger's ninth-inning single. “As I was rounding second, I saw (right fielder Joc Pederson) get the ball sooner than I anticipated," Taylor said, “and I thought twice about not getting thrown out at third, and then he just threw it back behind me." The Los Angeles Dodgers had trouble getting all the way around the bases throughout Saturday night's NL Championship Series opener.news.yahoo.com
Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS
Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for his first career save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 and into the NL Championship Series.
Urías hits, pitches Dodgers past Giants to even NLDS series
Julio Urías shut down San Francisco and contributed an RBI single for his cause, Cody Bellinger and AJ Pollock delivered two-run doubles to blow it open in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded the Giants 9-2 to even their NL Division Series at one game apiece.
Dodgers' Pujols goes on COVID-19 IL after 2nd vaccine
Albert Pujols went on the Los Angeles Dodgers' COVID-19 injured list Tuesday, when Cody Bellinger was activated from the IL after missing eight games with a broken left rib. Pujols received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and “just didn't feel good,” manager Dave Roberts said. Roberts said Pujols will be re-evaluated Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The Dodgers recalled outfielder Luke Raley from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Bellinger was banged up in a collision with Gavin Lux last week.news.yahoo.com
Padres beat Dodgers 5-3 for 1st sweep of rivals in 8 seasons
Trent Grisham drew a go-ahead, bases-loaded walk with one out in the eighth and the San Diego Padres hit three solo homers off Trevor Bauer and beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 for their first three-game sweep of the NL West rivals in eight seasons.
Rangers snap 16-game road losing streak, rout Dodgers 12-1
Jonah Heim and Nate Lowe had two-run homers among their three hits apiece, Kolby Allard pitched five scoreless innings of five-hit ball and the Texas Rangers emphatically snapped their 16-game road losing streak with a 12-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Record onslaught: Dodgers score 11 in 1st to rout Cards 14-3
Cody Bellinger had a grand slam and six RBIs as the Dodgers scored their most runs in one inning of a regular-season game since moving to Los Angeles, piling up 11 in the bottom of the first during a 14-3 blowout over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Like father, like son: Tatís hits 2 HRs, Padres beat LA 6-1
Fernando Tatís Jr. hit two homers at Dodger Stadium on the 22nd anniversary of his father hitting two grand slams in one inning at the same park, and the San Diego Padres earned their third straight victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-1.
Four Worst Out of Market Responses To the Houston Astros' Cheating Scandal
The 2017 Houston Astros cheated, a LOT, throughout the regular season and, seemingly less so, in the post season. Instead, the Astros organization and, to some degree, the fan base are left to wallow in the aftermath of getting caught. Nobody is saying the Astros are clean and shouldn't get severely punished, but you can't just declare yourself World Series champions. Also, again, HEY JACKASS, you hit .143 in the World Series. However, here's one of the very underrated annoyances when there are sports issues in the city of Houston.houstonpress.com
MLB MVPs and Hollywood stars go to bat for California families
MALIBU, Calif. (Reuters) - Major League Baseballs best and Hollywoods brightest teamed up to raise money for families affected by wildfires, mass shootings and other tragedies in California with a softball game in picturesque Malibu on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Carli Skaggs, wife of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, poses for a photo after throwing out the first pitch at the California Strong celebrity softball game in Malibu, California, U.S., January 12, 2020. An emotional moment came when Carli Skaggs, wife of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, threw out a ceremonial first pitch before a crowd of 2,500 fans on a sun-soaked afternoon. The founders said they were dedicated to growing the upstart charity over the long term. Last seasons NL MVP, Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger, said the charity spread by word of mouth among California-born athletes and those who call the state home now.feeds.reuters.com
Mike Trout won the American League MVP but this is how close...
Sean M. Haffey/Getty ImagesNEW YORK - NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Trout won his third AL MVP award Thursday night, getting 17 of 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Trout also won the award in 2014 and '16. Bellinger got 19 of 30 first-place votes, Yelich got 10, and Washington's Anthony Rendon got one while finishing third. Yelich won the award last year. Martinez, Red Sox - - - 1 Yoan Moncada, White Sox - - - 1 Charlie Morton, Rays - - - 1 Matt Olson, A's - - - 1 Jorge Soler, Royals - - - 1Copyright 2019 The Associated Press.
Bregman finalist for AL MVP award
NEW YORK - NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, Houston third baseman Alex Bregman and Oakland shortstop Marcus Semien are finalists for the AL MVP award. Houston's Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander are finalists for the AL Cy Young Award along with Tampa Bay's Charlie Morton, the Baseball Writers' Association of America said Monday. Verlander won the 2011 Cy Young with Detroit, when he also was voted MVP. New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is a finalist for the NL Cy Young Award after getting 29 of 30 first-place votes last year. Atlanta's Brian Snitker is a finalist to win the NL award for the second straight season, joined by Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and St. Louis' Mike Shildt.
Girl hit by foul ball at Astros game had skull fracture: Lawyer
EMBED >More News Videos A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being hit in the head by a foul ball from Dodger Cody Bellinger during Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies. Should it extend further, from foul post to foul post? "When you sit on the foul line you have to pay attention and be aware," says Astros fan Eric Burnside, "But, I mean, just for extra precaution it would be great to have a net from foul post to foul post, it would be awesome. "Some parents told ABC13 Eyewitness News they strategically buy their seats, concerned for foul ball safety. "There is no lawsuit filed against the Astros for this injury, but the child's attorney hopes this will bring safety changes to the ball park.abc13.com