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Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego Padres
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Friars couldn’t get past the pitching of Clayton Kershaw for the first time this season, with the Dodgers winning 4-0.
Kershaw shutout the Padres over 7 innings of 3 hit baseball with 10 K’s. Burch Smith pitched 6 innings with 6 K’s, but also 5 walks and a 2-run home run by A.J. Ellis.
Tim Stauffer gave up the other 2 runs in the 7th inning with a 2-run homer run to Yasiel Puig.
This afternoon the Padres (72-82) try to take the series with the Dodgers at 1:10pm PDT with Andrew Cashner dressing Zack Greinke.
Smith bested by Dodgers ace Kershaw – Corey Brock (MLB.com)
Kershaw blanks Padres; Puig hits long HR – Bill Center (UT San Diego)
Box Score (MLB.com)
“You’ve got to pitch your ass off when you’re facing Clayton Kershaw.”
Bud Black on Burch Smith (Fox Sports San Diego)
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Thursday night the Los Angeles Dodgers did something that looked impossible 70+ games in to the season--they won the NL West division! As could be expected from such an accomplishment, the players were a little excited as they celebrated on the field in Arizona--by jumping into the pool at Chase Field.
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You won’t find many around Los Angeles who are opposed to naming a street after legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully.
Except for Scully himself, that this.
In an interview with ABC 7 over the weekend, L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti discussed the possibility of renaming a street near Dodger Stadium in honor of the man who has been calling Dodgers games since 1950.
Arizona senator John McCain let the Dodgers know how he felt about them jumping into the Diamondbacks pool via Twitter. No-class act by a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats! "The #Dodgers are idiots" http://t.co/KfZZliBFBV — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 20, 2013 Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson took it upon himself to fire back […]
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The mound felt familiar to Edinson Volquez even if the visitor's dugout didn't.
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Volquez pitched well. The Padres' Robbie Erlin pitched better.
Erlin allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings and fellow rookie Jedd Gyorko hit his 20th homer to lead...
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