Five Takeaways: A walk-off strikeout cools off Dodgers’ rally

Five Takeaways: Walk-off strikeout cools off Dodgers’ rally Rowan Kavner The Dodgers tied it in the ninth inning. Their last pitch thrown was a strikeout. Still, they didn’t leave with a win Thursday night. Pedro Baez’s strikeout in the bottom of the ninth inning unexpectedly ended in the Angels walking off with a 3–2 win. “We haven’t lost games like that, any games...
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Kershaw eyes 12th win, Freeway Series split

The Freeway Series between concludes Thursday at Angel Stadium with a pitching matchup between an unlikely pair of foes. The Dodgers will send three-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw to the hill, seeking an MLB-leading 12th win. The Angels will counter with JC Ramirez, a converted reliever making his 15th career start.
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Dodgers rally before wheels come off in 9th

Ben Revere scored the game-winning run on a throwing error by Yasmani Grandal in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Angels to a 3-2 walk-off win over the Dodgers in Game 3 of the Freeway Series on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium.
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Angels 3, Dodgers 2: After late comeback, Dodgers throw game away

After bouncing back successfully last night, the Dodgers traveled to Anaheim to complete the Freeway Series. Unfortunately, it looks like they’ll have to bounce back again tomorrow as they dropped the game 3-2 to the Angels. —— Angels starter Alex Meyer struggled with his control, walking five batters in his six innings of work, but …
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Seager close to returning to lineup

Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will return to the starting lineup Thursday or Friday, manager Dave Roberts said on Wednesday.
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No DL for Seager, who’s likely back Thursday or Friday

06/28 Dodgers at Angels, 7:07 p.m. PT: Chase Utley 1BJoc Pederson CFJustin Turner 3BCody Bellinger DHChris Taylor SSYasmani Grandal CLogan Forsythe 2BYasiel Puig RFTrayce Thompson LFHyun-Jin Ryu P by Rowan Kavner Yasiel Puig and Justin Turner are back in the lineup Wednesday. Corey Seager is not. But it won’t be that way for long. As the Dodgers’ Interleague series shifts...
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Dodgers @ Angels June 28, 2017: Ryu vs. Meyer

(via)After splitting the Dodger Stadium portion of the Freeway Series, the Dodgers and Angels now head down to Anaheim for games three and four. Hyun-Jin Ryu (4.30 ERA, 5.17 FIP, 5.22 DRA), coming off of his second consecutive two-run start, will get the ball for Los Angeles. Dodgers Angels 7:07 p.m. Anaheim 1B  Utley CF Maybin …
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Freeway Series Preview: Yasiel Puig, Justin Turner Return To Dodgers Lineup

Having split the first two games of the Freeway Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim head...
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On The Farm: Four OKC Dodgers make Triple-A All-Star Team

by Rowan Kavner The Dodgers continue to be well-represented in Minor League All-Star Games. A day after five Double-A Tulsa Drillers appeared in Tuesday’s Texas League All-Star Game, four Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers were named Pacific Coast League All-Stars. Second baseman Willie Calhoun, outfielder Alex Verdugo and starting pitcher Wilmer Font will start the Triple-A All...
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Joc Pederson Benefitting From Time Spent With Oklahoma City Hitting Coach Shawn Wooten

After a slow start to the season Joc Pederson has enjoyed a bit of a resurgence since returning from the concussion...
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Dodgers 40-Man Roster May Have Different Look After Trade Deadline

Even if the Dodgers don’t make a huge splash before next month’s non-waiver trade deadline, the club’s 40-man roster may take on a bit of a different look before the big league 25-man rosters expand in early September. As it stands now, there are a handful of players on the 40-man that aren’t exactly considered household names. Currently, some fans wouldn’t even recognize...
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Corey Seager Would Encourage Cody Bellinger To Participate In Home Run Derby

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been represented by a rookie in the Home Run Derby three consecutive years, and are...
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LEADING OFF: Kershaw starts for Dodgers

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Thursday: ___ KERSHAW DAY The Los Angeles Dodgers send Clayton Kershaw to the mound for the finale of their four-game Freeway Series against the rival Angels. Kershaw is 7-0 with a 2.38 ERA in his last 10 starts. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner is 5-2 with a 2.69 ERA in nine career starts against the Angels. He will be opposed...
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Los Angeles Dodgers: 10-game streak pushes them to best in baseball

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Although you have seen this start before, this season is no sequel for the Dodgers

Perhaps this is finally the year for the Dodgers. I mean, what else could one possibly ask for out of a contender than what the Dodgers have produced over the first half of the season. They have the world’s greatest pitcher, a rookie sensation that regularly drops jaws and one of the most sterling records in all of baseball to show for it.However it is also a scenario that, based...
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Dodgers Roster: The Time Could Be Now for Joe Broussard

When the Dodgers are faced with the task of replacing lefty pitcher Julio Urias on the 40-man roster sometime in the very near future, the club will have many worthy candidates from which to select, but considering the big league squad’s immediate needs and the players who appear to be most ready, reliever Joe Broussard could be the obvious choice. Beginning his 2017 campaign at...
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Can The Los Angeles Dodgers Stay On Top of The NL West?

As the month of June draws to a close the competition for the NL West has loosened up considerably. The big three clubs of the West have faced each other over the course of the last two series and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, and Arizona Diamondbacks have all flip-flopped places. With the Rockies losing ground, the Dodgers on a hot streak, and the D-Backs ability to...
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Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger had no idea who Jerry Seinfeld is

This is one of those stories that will make a lot of us feel really freaking old. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie slugger Cody Bellinger, appearing on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt, revealed he has no idea who Jerry Seinfeld is. No, seriously. Not surprisingly, his teammate, Alex Wood had something to say about this. Of course, Bellinger is only 21 years young. When “Seinfeld”...
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The Cheat Sheet: Spieth wins playoff, Bellinger is master of his domain, and the worst accessory for cat owners ever

MINI HEADLINE From an incredible golf shot to continued dominance by a rookie and a handful of ceremonial first pitches made by NBA Draft prospects, our cheat sheet is loaded for you this morning as we get a brand new week underway. Jordan Spieth forces playoff, then wins it at Travelers Championship Jordan Spieth outlasted Daniel Berger on a playoff hole to take home the Travelers...
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Dodgers phenom Cody Bellinger doesn’t know who Jerry Seinfeld is, baffles SVP

Cody Bellinger is putting together an absolutely ridiculous rookie season for the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers, with a National League-leading 22 homers and a .271/.344/.665 slash line in 227 plate appearances. On Friday night, the 21-year-old appeared on SportsCenter with SVP, and Scott Van Pelt brought up a Twitter conversation he had over the last few days with Dodgers pitcher...
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The Dodgers Have Played With the Friendliest Strike Zone

There’s a certain asymmetry allowed in the game. Lineups can be arranged in whatever order. Defenses can be shifted however you want. The biggest and most obvious example is how every single home ballpark is unique. Distances are the same from mound to plate, and from base to base, but outfields and fences are completely different, wherever you look. It’s counted among baseball’s...
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Yasiel Puig caught pimping home run at home plate, Mets angry about it (VIDEO)

Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig was up to his old tricks again, this time it happened in Wednesday’s game against the Mets. It was Puig’s 12th home run of the year, which is already more than he hit last season, and he took his sweet time admiring it. That didn’t go over well with the Mets players. Wilmer Flores appeared to say something to him as he rounded first base, and Travis...
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Mets upset with Yasiel Puig over slow home run trot

Yasiel Puig has done it again. The Cuban slugger is at the center of another controversy over his celebration methods.Puig clubbed a 3-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against the New York Mets on Wednesday night and really admired his shot. As he rounded first, Wilmer Flores said something to him. Puig then slowed up and shouted back at Flores. Puig ended up taking...
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Dave Roberts calls out Dodgers fans over weak All-Star voting

The MLB All-Star Game may be meaningless to a lot of people, but Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts is disappointed with the number of votes some of his players have received.In particular, Roberts can’t understand how Corey Seager is not the leading vote-getter at shortstop for the National League. After Seager belted three home runs in the Dodgers’ 12-0 win over the New...
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