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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke warms up in the bullpen prior to a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Greinke dominates, hits go-ahead HR as Dodgers beat Reds 2-1

Zack Greinke is one of only three pitchers in major league history to win a Cy Young Award, a Silver Slugger and a Gold Glove. On Sunday, he hit a go-ahead home run to win […]

08/16/2015

Matt Shoemaker, Mike Scioscia

Angels option Shoemaker to Triple-A after bad outing

Matt Shoemaker went from a franchise-record 16 victories as a rookie last season to optioned Sunday to Triple-A Salt Lake by the Los Angeles Angels. Shoemaker failed to finish the second inning Saturday at Kansas […]

08/16/2015

Kike Hernandez, David Holmberg

Dodgers hit 4 HRs in 8-3 win over Reds

Yasiel Puig and Kike Hernandez homered during a five-run second inning, Adrian Gonzalez and Justin Turner also went deep, and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 Saturday night. Brett Anderson […]

08/15/2015

Matt Shoemaker, Mike Scioscia

Shoemaker gets pounded by Royals as Angels fall, 9-4

Matt Shoemaker kept trying to throw quality pitches. The Royals kept slapping them around the ballpark. By the time the Angels starter was yanked, he had given up six runs and failed to survive the […]

08/15/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, right, takes a mock selfie with Justin Turner, left, and Kike Hernandez

Reds lose to Dodgers 5-3 in John Lamb’s big-league debut

John Lamb was waiting to make his major-league debut for the Cincinnati Reds when he spotted Vin Scully on the video board talking about him and his grandfather. Scully mentioned in his game preview that […]

08/15/2015

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver

Jered Weaver finally solved as Royals beat Angels, 4-1

The Angels’ Jered Weaver had kept the Royals off balance all night with a fastball that never eclipsed 85 mph and some off-speed stuff that frequently dipped into the 60s. Then, Eric Hosmer waited long […]

08/15/2015

Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds

Bonds has ‘weight lifted off my shoulders’

Legally cleared at last, Barry Bonds is unconcerned with everybody else’s thoughts on his career or credentials: He’s a Hall of Famer. Hands down. “I don’t even justify that. There’s no need,” he said Thursday […]

08/14/2015

C.J. Wilson

Angels pitcher CJ Wilson to have season-ending elbow surgery

Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson will have season-ending surgery to remove bone spurs in his ailing left elbow, a significant blow to his club’s playoff aspirations. Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced Wilson’s decision before […]

08/13/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke

Home teams win all 15 games for 1st time in MLB history

Home sweep home. When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings Tuesday night, it marked the first time in baseball history all 15 home teams won on the same day. Viewing every game […]

08/12/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig

Puig’s 5 RBIs help Greinke and Dodgers beat Nationals 5-0

Zack Greinke is the ultimate hangover cure for the Los Angeles Dodgers after a loss. The one-man streak buster gets his teammates back in the win column when they’re down, and he did it again […]

08/12/2015

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