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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw and Hanley Ramirez are making the Los Angeles Dodgers think about October baseball in late July.
Kershaw pitched eight stellar innings, and Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Cincinnati's Homer Bailey in a 2-1 victory over the Reds on Friday night.
Los Angeles maintained its half-game lead over Arizona in the NL West. The Dodgers are a major league-best 24-6 since June 21, when they were a season-worst 12 games out of first place.
Ramirez, acquired last year from the Marlins, is batting .387 with 11 homers and 33 RBIs in 47 games this season, despite two stints on the disabled list.
"Since I got here in this trade, everything changed -- even in my life," Ramirez said. "Being around these guys, it's unbelievable."
Kershaw (10-6) allowed a run and six hits, struck out eight and walked none, dropping his major league-best ERA to 1.96. The 2011 NL Cy Young Award winner is 5-1 with a 1.72 ERA over his last six starts after goin...
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If there's one position the Dodgers have produced and had a surplus of in the minors in recent years, it's outfielders. That holds true at the Major League level, too. So, I'm sure you're not surprised to see the have yet another outfield prospect on the farm who could be more than just a fourth outfielder down the road.
Scott Schebler is tearing up the California...
Clayton Kershaw was masterful on Friday night, giving up one run on six hits, striking out eight and walking none in eight innings while dropping his league-leading ERA to 1.96. It was Kershaw’s 10th win of the season. (Image source: http://thesuicidesqueeze.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Clayton-Kershaw-Los-Angeles-Dodgers.jpg)
Clayton Kershaw was on his game Friday night in...
Clayton Kershaw pitched eight stellar innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Homer Bailey and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 2-1 on Friday night to maintain their half-game lead over Arizona in the NL West.
Kershaw (10-6) allowed a run and six hits, struck out eight and walked none, dropping his major league-best ERA to 1.96. The 2011 NL Cy Young Award winner is...
Dodgers left fielder Carl Crawford has been scratched from the starting lineup after going to the hospital to check out a high temperature and a fever.
Skip Schumaker started in Crawford's place Saturday night as Los Angeles hosted Cincinnati.
Crawford is hitting .289 with five homers and 16 RBIs in 67 games. He got three hits in Friday night's 2-1 win over the Reds.
Yasiel Puig hits a walk-off home run against my favorite team to give the Dodgers a 1-0 win in extra innings, and he slides into home plate feet first to the arms of his awaiting teammates. I should hate this guy with every inch of my soul. But I don’t.
Puig is quickly becoming one of my favorite non-Reds players in baseball. He’s a flashy Cuban with a killer instinct that is...
Former teammate of Ryan Braun, and current Dodger, Zack Greinke has broken his silence.
Greinke stated his piece to the Los Angeles Times, via NBC Sports :
“The main thing is, yeah, he lied to us,…He forced us to lie for him, threw people under the bus in order to help himself out and didn’t care, blamed others for his mistakes and it’s just a lot of things you don’t...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Yasiel Puig homered with two outs in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Cincinnati pitchers set a franchise record with 20 strikeouts. Puig, Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Tim Federowicz each fanned three times as the Dodgers established their highest single-game total for strikeouts since the...
The player reaction to the Ryan Braun’s Biogenesis suspension continues to produce astounding levels of both honesty and condemnation around Major League Baseball.
We’ve already heard from rival players—Skip Schumaker Joe Saunders and C.J. Wilson among others—but on Friday a former teammate weighed in with what might be the most pointed comments yet. Zack Greinke a current...
Zack Greinke was a former teammate of Ryan Braun during his time in Milwaukee. Now a pitcher on the Los Angeles Dodgers there was no shortage of slams directed at the Brewers outfielder who has been suspended for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Greinke called Braun a liar and a user in an interview with the Los Angeles Times:
“The main thing is, yeah, he lied to us,” Greinke...
Hyun-Jin Ryu gave up two hits over seven innings and retired his last 13 batters, Skip Schumaker hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday night.
Ryu (9-3) had nine strikeouts, all in a span of 13 batters. The first came against Joey Votto, who took a called third strike after Chris Heisey hit his first triple of the season...
Author’s Note: This is the fifth edition of a seven part series on fielding, and how it could affect your fantasy team and the trade deadline. We are profiling the top two teams in each division because those are the teams most likely to deal for players to help them down the stretch. During the process, we will discuss some fairly complex topics as it pertains to fielding. If...
With the trade deadline coming up Wednesday it's worth noting the Dodgers of today are dramatically different than the team that approached last year's deadline.
Last July the Dodgers took home run hacks while trading for Hanley Ramirez Shane Victorino Adrian Gonzalez Carl Crawford Josh Beckett and Brandon League.
Each acquisition was designed to move the Dodgers closer...