Found September 02, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The Colorado hitters got to Clayton Kershaw. The Rockies pitchers couldn't make it stand up. The Los Angeles ace surrendered a career-high 11 hits but stuck around for five shaky innings as the Dodgers held on to beat Colorado 10-8 on Monday. Charlie Blackmon had three hits and six other Rockies players had two apiece, including Wilin Rosario's 21st home run in the ninth inning. Colorado finished with 18 hits. ''We put up that many hits and that many runs, as a pitching staff you want to win that game,'' Colorado starter Chad Bettis said. ''They stole one from us, for sure. Everybody on offense was unbelievable today and as a staff we should have been better.'' Andre Ethier had three hits, including a two-run homer, to lift the Dodgers to their fifth straight victory despite the loss of Yasiel Puig to a strained right knee in the sixth inning. The NL West leaders are 35-8 since the All-Star break. Puig was called out for interference on t...

Injury Roll Call: Kemp to return when he can get a hit + Puig hobbled by knee but not major

Matt Kemp will continue his rehab in Arizona, participating in simulated games as he looks to get back the timing he had in the 11 games prior to injuring his ankle. Matt Kemp struggled mightily on his minor league rehab assignment in five games with Class-A Rancho Cuamonga, but now that the Quakes’ regular season has ended Kemp will not stay in southern California. Kemp will continue...

Los Angeles Dodgers add depth with trade for Michael Young

Michael Young is returning home to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers (photo credit: Howard Smith, USA TODAY Sports) With the deadline of Saturday, August 31, at 9 p.m. PDT for newly added players to be eligible for postseason play, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired veteran infielder Michael Young, as well as cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies late Saturday evening....

Yasiel Puig Gets New, Original Walk-Up Song Called ‘Yasiel Puig’ (Video)

Yasiel Puig has made a splash in Major League Baseball — for both good reasons and bad — since he debuted in June, and now he’s finally gotten his own theme music. On Tuesday, the outfielder debuted his new walk-up song at Dodger Stadium. The ditty is an original song by a rapper named Mr. Criminal, and it’s called “Yasiel Puig.” The lyrics (loosely translated, here)...

Phillies send Michael Young to Dodgers

Michael Young waived his no-trade clause to swap coasts to play for the team that he grew up admiring. As August drew to a close, the versatile six -time All-Star said goodbye to Philadelphia as he prepares to boost the Dodgers championship opportunity. Please click here to read this story The post Phillies send Michael Young to Dodgers appeared first on Players View.

Veteran Michael Young a solid addition for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES Blink and you might miss yet another change to the Dodgers' roster. Just two hours before the waiver trade deadline, the Dodgers made another roster addition, one of several in recent weeks, acquiring veteran utility man Michael Young from the Phillies. Young is the second acquisition in the last three days, as right-hander Edinson Volquez was signed on Friday...

Dodgers recall five players, Withrow next, Kemp struggling in Rancho

Today is the day Major League Baseball rosters expand from 25 players to 40. The Dodgers recalled five players today, and there aren't plans to recall many more players. The Dodgers recalled Drew Butera, Stephen Fife, Dee Gordon, Peter Moylan and Scott Van Slyke from Triple-A Albuquerque, which ends its season on Tuesday. Chris Withrow will be recalled on Tuesday to...

Todd Helton reaches 2,500 hit milestone, as fans cheer appropriately

Todd Helton appropriately hit a double for hit 2,500.Congratulations Colorado Rockies fans, you did it the right way.When Todd Helton sliced a ball down the left field line in the 7th inning, then lumbered into second base, sliding in for a double, appropriately logging his 2,500th hit as a double, the crowd let Helton know how much they appreciate his great career in a Rockies uniform...

Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez set ti return Tuesday

The Colorado Rockies will get a huge boost in their lineup on Tuesday.'s Ian McCue reports that Colorado Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez played his weekend rehab games without any issues with the right middle finger. Gonzalez plans to play again on Monday as Triple-A Colorado Springs finishes its season. He then plans to return to the Rockies' lineup on Tuesday...

Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez has more trouble with injured finger

CarGo's next big-league delivery could be delayed — again. After playing Saturday and Sunday the Rockies' all-star left fielder was scratched from his Monday rehab start with Triple-A Colorado Springs when the injured middle finger of his right hand flared up again. Carlos Gonzalez has been on the disabled list since Aug. 5. He still is scheduled to rejoin the Rockies...

Nolasco leads Dodgers to 6th straight win

DENVER (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco pitched six strong innings, Carl Crawford had a two-run single among three hits to spark the offense in the absence of injured catalyst Yasiel Puig, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win. Puig, who is batting .351 with 14 homers and 32 RBIs in 80 games in his first season in the majors...

Helton reaches 2,500 hits as Rockies beat Reds 7-4

Todd Helton doubled for his 2,500th career hit, Michael Cuddyer homered among his four hits and the Colorado Rockies overcame the loss of starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Sunday. Helton became the 96th player in major league history to reach 2,500 hits. Shin-Soo Choo homered and had three hits, and Chris Heisey had four hits for the Reds. Helton...

Greinke, Puig carry LA over Padres

Zack Greinke allowed one run over seven innings, Yasiel Puig homered in the sixth and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Daily SP Rankings: Monday, September 3

Get these pitcher ranks a day in advance and grab waiver wire starters before your league does!Monday kicks off a new fantasy week, and this week we get a plethora of two-start aces. Just check out the rankings below — you’ll see most of these guys again on Saturday. As for Monday, here are a trio of notes on the day’s matchups:It’s unusual to see Clayton Kershaw take the...
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