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Seattle Mariners' Justin Ruggiano watches his two-run home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Baltimore.

Dodgers acquire minor league Ruggiano from Seattle

The Dodgers acquired minor league outfielder Justin Ruggiano and cash considerations from Seattle on Monday night for a player to be named later. Ruggiano batted .296 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs in 49 […]

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A piece of the left field wall falls as Los Angeles Angels' Shane Victorino watches in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Victorino hit the wall trying to field a ball hit by A's Danny Valencia.

Angels, A’s delayed in 5th for broken outfield fence

A piece of the outfield wall in Oakland fell down after Los Angeles left fielder Shane Victorino crashed into it, causing a 10-minute delay as players briefly returned to their dugouts Monday night in a […]

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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon watches from the dugout during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Cubs will don 1-piece pajamas at end of West Coast trip

With the Cubs wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, it was time for manager Joe Maddon to break out the pajamas. PJs for the Cubbies? Yep. Known for coming up with inventive themed apparel […]

08/30/2015

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards tosses the ball to first base to get out Cleveland Indians’ Abraham Almonte in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Cleveland.

Smith implodes in eighth as Angels lose 8-3 to Indians

On the outside looking in at a tight AL wild card race, the Los Angeles Angels are experiencing some serious road woes. Joe Smith (4-4) gave up five runs in the eighth, capped by Yan […]

08/30/2015

Clayton Kershaw struck out 14 Cubs on his way to his 11th win of the season. Dodgers beat the Cubs, 4-1. (photo by Eric Geller)

VIDEO: Clayton Kershaw post game after Dodgers beat Cubs, 4-1

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw struck out a season-high 14 batters leading Los Angeles to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs in the first of a three game set at Chavez Ravine. It was the […]

08/28/2015

Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Trevor Gott, right, hands the ball off to manager Mike Scioscia during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Cleveland.

Angels drop 3-1 decision to Indians

Andrew Heaney did his job. The same couldn’t be said about the Los Angeles Angels’ bullpen or their hitters. The rookie left-hander tossed six shutout innings Friday night, but the Cleveland Indians scored three times […]

08/28/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66)

Dodgers put Puig on DL, recall Peraza

The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Jose Peraza (#18) from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Peraza, 21, made his Major League […]

08/28/2015

Los Angeles Angels left fielder Shane Victorino is unable to catch a ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Two runs scored on the play.

Blue Jays topple Angels

David Price struck out nine during eight innings of six-hit ball, and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs in the streaking Toronto Blue Jays’ 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Justin […]

08/21/2015

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner

Justin Turner checks in with Fred Roggin from Houston

Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner tells Fred Roggin about his bout with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) — a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It’s tougher to treat than most strains of […]

08/21/2015

Dodger Stadium

Dodgers’ luxury tax payroll could top $300 million

Chase Utley’s acquisition put the Los Angeles Dodgers close to becoming the first baseball team with a $300 million luxury-tax payroll. The trade Wednesday that sent the six-time All-Star second baseman from Philadelphia to the […]

08/21/2015

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