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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jason Kubel homered to lead off the 11th inning, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 after they blew a three-run lead on Friday night for their eighth consecutive win over their NL West rival.
Kubel sent a 1-1 pitch from Matt Guerrier (0-1) into the lower right field seats for his 27th homer. Guerrier was making his first appearance since April 18, having come off the disabled list on Thursday. Kubel was 1 for 24 before he homered, leaving him one shy of tying his career high of 28.
Brad Bergesen (1-0) pitched two hitless innings for the victory. J.J. Putz got three for his 28th save in 31 chances, striking out Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier and retiring A.J. Ellis on a fly ball with runners at the corners to end it as the Diamondbacks won their sixth in a row on the road. They had won the series opener 2-0 on Thursday night to snap a six-game overall skid.
The Dodgers' losing streak against Arizona ties their longest since droppi...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Dodgers' blockbuster trade to bring Josh Beckett and seven other players to Los Angeles finally paid its first dividend.
Beckett pitched 6 2/3 strong innings for his first win since being traded from Boston a week ago and Andre Ethier hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning of a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
''It's all about...
A Los Angeles Dodgers fan made a great grab of a foul ball during Thursday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks as he reached over the railing to grab the ball with his glove. It happened in the bottom of the ninth on a foul ball hit in the left field corner by Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Your browser does not support iframes. Video via MLB.com. Visit us...
MAKE THE CONNECTION
The Dodgers honored Vin Scully with a bobblehead giveaway on Thursday night, and the heavens honored Scully in a way he deserves: with a beautiful rainbow. The Dodgers shared the amazing photo you see above from their Twitter account on Thursday, the night the Hall of Famer was honored.
The team had been trying to do a Vin Scully bobblehead giveaway for years, but the veteran...
If the Dodgers are to end their recent rough stretch, they must find a way to achieve some rare success against the Diamondbacks this season.
Facing Trevor Cahill won't make things any easier.
The Dodgers look to avoid an eighth consecutive loss to the Diamondbacks on Friday night at Chavez Ravine.
Ian Kennedy and three relievers held Los Angeles (70-62) to five hits in a...
LOS ANGELES Game 2 of the Diamondbacks' Survival Swing built on the first.
Another victory over the Dodgers, whose recent big-money moves have not brought them immediate return. Another game closer to the pack.
The D-backs claimed they embraced the pressure that the current 10-game road trip would bring when they left Chase Field on Wednesday afternoon after a miserable 2...
Jason Kubel homered to lead off the 11th inning, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 after they blew a three-run lead on Friday night for their eighth consecutive win over their NL West rival.
Kubel sent a 1-1 pitch from Matt Guerrier (0-1) into the lower right field seats for his 27th homer. Guerrier was making his first appearance since April 18,...
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During the amazing Vin Scully tribute night at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, it was a game filled with offensive struggles for the white and blue. With none out in the ninth inning, Hanley Ramirez laced a ball down the left field line that hooked foul. A fan reached over the short Dodger Stadium fence and managed to snare the foul ball...
Matt Kemp left Tuesday’s game in Colorado after smashing into the center field wall, somehow managing to stay in, and soon thereafter diving for a ball and landing awkwardly. If you’re so inclined, GIFs of the collision can be seen here. Tests revealed no concussion or concussion symptoms, and Matt walked away from the incident
Now that rosters have expanded, let the speculation on who gets the September call begin! Pump the brakes a bit though, because unfortunately for the people who wish to see young players show their stuff: 1) the 40-man roster is full 2) guys on the 60-day DL are due to return 3) um … the
Josh Beckett pitched 6 2/3 strong innings for his first victory since being traded to the Dodgers and Andre Ethier hit a tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning to help Los Angeles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Dodgers' eight-game skid against their NL West rival.
Beckett allowed one run and six hits, struck out nine and walked one to end...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ian Kennedy pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and Chris Young hit a two-run homer off Clayton Kershaw to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 Thursday night, snapping a six-game skid.
The Diamondbacks extended their winning streak over the Dodgers to seven in a row in the opener of a four-game series. Los Angeles lost for...
Are they listening now? Are they?
Is there actually reason to believe things with the Dodgers will be different after Manager Don Mattingly kept the clubhouse doors closed for approximately 15 minutes for a team meeting following Thursdays 2-0 loss to the Diamondbacks?
Mattingly is not particularly fond of these things, but after watching his listless-looking team give away early...
Vicente Padilla was once a key component of the Dodgers' pitching staff. From 2009 to 2011, he was a starter, closer and regular reliever for Los Angeles before signing with Boston this season. So he understands the transition that Adrian Gonzalez is currently experiencing after the Red Sox shipped him away last week. After living the Dodgers culture for two-plus years, Padilla...
LOS ANGELES -- After his game-winning home run Friday night, Jason Kubel joked that he could not wait for midnight, when the calendar would turn to September. The Diamondbacks probably felt the same way. August teased and tantalized and was altogether unsatisfying.
The D-backs opened the month by bullying the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium and closed it by doing the same thing, spoiling...