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Dodgers best Peavy, Giants to cap off sweep

Dodgers best Peavy, Giants to cap off sweep

ESPN.com Updated 4 hours ago
Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.
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  • First-Place Dodgers Complete Sweep of Giants

    First-Place Dodgers Complete Sweep of Giants

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
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  • Roundup: Dodgers Complete a Sweep, Ruining Peavy’s Giants Debut

    Roundup: Dodgers Complete a Sweep, Ruining Peavy’s Giants Debut

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Manny Machado hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the visiting Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners, 3-2.
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  • Dodgers hopeful U.S. reps can help TV deal

    Dodgers hopeful U.S. reps can help TV deal

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    The Dodgers were hopeful Sunday that a new effort by a group of Southern California lawmakers could break the stalemate that has deprived about 70 percent of the Los Angeles market of the team's local broadcasts.
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  • Scott says he will be Lakers' new coach

    Scott says he will be Lakers' new coach

    nba.com 13 hours ago
    The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
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  • Derek Jeter and the Angels have almost perfected the 'silent tr…

    Derek Jeter and the Angels have almost perfected the 'silent treatment'

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Lost in the craziness that has been Major League Baseball this weekend was a monumental occurrence for New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Well, monumental relative to his recent production anyway. The 40-year-old veteran actually entered play on…
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  • Dodgers And Diamondbacks AAA Teams In Sprawling, Benches-Cleari…

    Dodgers And Diamondbacks AAA Teams In Sprawling, Benches-Clearing Brawl

    deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    Tempers flared in the second inning with the first pitch of the at bat between Reno Aces (AZ) pitcher Mike Bolsinger and Albuquerque Isotopes (LA) shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena. Bolsinger threw up and in and Arruebarrena had to duck out of the way, as …
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  • Dodgers and Diamondbacks Triple-A teams involved in wild brawl

    Dodgers and Diamondbacks Triple-A teams involved in wild brawl

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks were involved in baseball's biggest bench-clearing altercation during the 2013 season. On Saturday, their Triple-A teams took things to a whole new level of crazy, engaging in a wild brawl that at one poi…
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  • Dodgers', D-backs' Triple-A clubs involved in fracas

    Dodgers', D-backs' Triple-A clubs involved in fracas

    MLB.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Two bench-clearing incidents occurred in Saturday's Pacific League matchup between the Triple-A clubs of the Dodgers and D-backs when Arizona affiliate, the Reno Aces, hosted Los Angeles affiliate, the Albuquerque Isotopes.
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  • Trade Talk Tracker: All quiet on Dodgers' front; Brewers gettin…

    Trade Talk Tracker: All quiet on Dodgers' front; Brewers getting aggressive

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon. MATT KEMP UPDATE: The Dodgers aren't close …
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  • Kershaw's two-hitter puts Dodgers back in first

    Kershaw's two-hitter puts Dodgers back in first

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Clayton Kershaw's campaign for a third National League Cy Young Award continued with a two-hit shutout as the Dodgers beat the Giants, 5-0, on Saturday night, reclaiming the top spot in the NL West for the first time since the All-Star break.
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  • David Freese's Late HR Puts Angels Past Tigers 2-1

    David Freese's Late HR Puts Angels Past Tigers 2-1

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
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  • Video - Sandoval's Diving Grab 00:14

    Sandoval's Diving Grab

    Jul 27
    Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval extended his reach to snag a potential hit and throw to first base for the out in the fifth inning.
  • Video - Pence Puts Giants On The Board 00:18

    Pence Puts Giants On The Board

    Jul 27
    Hunter Pence hit an infield dribbler that Hanley Ramirez couldn't grab and put the Giants up 1-0 in the third inning.
  • Video - Freese's Late Home Run Lifts Angels 01:43

    Freese's Late Home Run Lifts Angels

    Jul 27
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: David Freese's sixth home run of the season gave the Angels a 2-1 win over the Tigers.
  • Video - Scott Bringing Accountability, Pride Back To L.A. 01:34

    Scott Bringing Accountability, Pride Back To L.A.

    Jul 27
    ESPNLosAngeles.com's Dave McMenamin explains why Byron Scott was a great choice as the Lakers' new coach.

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