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Clayton Kershaw retired 18 consecutive batters and struck out 12 in eight dominant innings, Carl Crawford homered twice against Kyle Lohse and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday.
Kershaw (3-2) scattered four hits and didn't walk a batter while lowering his ERA to 1.73. The 2011 Cy Young Award winner, who led the NL in ERA in each of the previous two seasons, hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in any of his last 18 starts - the longest active streak in the majors. The last time he did was July 24, 2012, when he gave up eight at St. Louis.
Kershaw stranded runners in scoring position in each of the first two innings, retiring Jonathan Lucroy on a double-play grounder in the first and striking out Martin Maldonado to end the second. He gave up a leadoff double in the eighth to Carlos Gomez, who tried to advance on a broken-bat comebacker to Kershaw and was tagged out by third baseman Jose Uribe in a rundown.
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The Dodgers have activated shortstop Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list, making room for him on the roster by placing pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the bereavement list.
Ramirez, who was not in the starting lineup Monday night against Colorado, had been out all season since tearing a ligament in his right thumb during the championship game of the World Baseball Classic. He had surgery...
Often the biggest step toward recovering from an injury is playing in a real game for the first time. Los Angeles Dodgers' shortstop Hanley Ramirez did just that yesterday. Ramirez played in his first minor league rehab game since injuring his thumb and ultimately undergoing surgery.
Austin Laymance of MLB.com says Ramirez played with a splint on his thumb to avoid further...
The Los Angeles Dodgers may be on their way to setting a record - but not the good kind. On Saturday night they sent right-handed Stephen Fife to the DL with right shoulder bursitis and called up Matt Magill to take his place.
The Dodgers' official site released the news on Saturday afternoon, just hours before Fife was due to make his start against the Milwaukee Brewers...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Jail records show that Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Yasiel Puig was arrested in Tennessee on charges of reckless driving, speeding and driving without proof of insurance.
Hamilton County jail records posted online show Puig was arrested Sunday by Chattanooga police. No further details were available in the records online, and a Chattanooga police spokesman...
While he's often impressed at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw has also struggled in recent games there against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The left-hander will try to end those woes while Milwaukee's ailing Kyle Lohse is hoping to continue his success in Los Angeles in Sunday's series finale against the Dodgers.
Kershaw (2-2, 2.14 ERA) is 36-18 with a 2.32...
Yasiel Puig, the star of spring training for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has the attention of the club once again less than a month into the season. The problem is that the attention he is receiving now is not due to on field issues but rather an arrest this week in Tennessee. According to reports, the Dodgers top prospect was driving recklessly without insurance. Puig was pulled over...
One Los Angeles Dodger fan filmed himself catching not one, not two but three different Matt Kemp home run balls out in the stands of Dodger Stadium over the course of three years. Okay, it was only during batting practice but it's still three souvenir balls.
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When the lineup cards were released to the media, Adrian Gonzalez's name was penciled in. He was set to make his customary start at first base. However, not long before the game started Gonzalez was scratched. The All-Star slugger is battling a skin infection that kept him out of yesterday's contest with the Milwaukee Brewers.
According to Steve Dilbeck of the Los...
Yasiel Puig, returning to the Lookouts' lineup after missing time with a sprained thumb, homered and drove in the game-winning run.
Okay, so I’m a bit late to the party here and I’ll keep it brief, not because I enjoy keeping my recaps brief, but because my cold turned into a monster and I’ve barely been able to do anything for myself.
Wednesday night, the Dodgers dropped their game to the Padres 7-2. Clayton Kershaw picked up his 1,000th career strikeout, but gave up 3 home runs, including a shot to...
Yasiel Puig is proving that Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers aren’t the only members of the organization who can register high speeds on the radar gun.
The Dodgers prospect was arrested at about 1:00 a.m. on Sunday morning in Chattanooga after police say he was clocked doing 97 in a 50-mph zone.
According to the LA Daily News, the police report stated that:
“It took blue lights...
The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers haven't fared too well at the plate against right-handers. Now they will face rookie right-handed starters they have never seen.
It's hard to know what to expect in Saturday night's pitching matchup between the Brewers' Wily Peralta and Dodgers' Stephen Fife, with Milwaukee seeking to even this series at a game apiece...
There’s no debating the fact that the last two years have been rock bottom for Carl Crawford, but it seems that he is back better than ever in 2013. He’s more patient at the plate, not strikeout out as much, surprisingly hitting for power, and aggressive on the basepaths. These are all good things, so let’s break them down piece by piece.Patience — Right now Crawford is being...
Tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards has been postponed. According to mlb.com, the game has been rescheduled for 10:05 a.m. Los Angeles time as part of a day-night double header. Ryu and Hammel are still tentatively scheduled to start. We will post an update if we learn any more information about this game...
After a brutal 6 game losing streak where it seemed like just about anything that could go wrong for the Dodgers did go wrong, the Dodgers stole one in Baltimore on Sunday.
Now, after a day of rest, the Dodgers bring their 8-10 record to Citi Field for a matchup with the New York Mets, who are 9-8 and come into this series 3 1/2 games back of the Atlanta Braves in the National League...