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Dodgers extend streak to six wins, despite LeMahieu's homer

Dodgers extend streak to six wins, despite LeMahieu's homer

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 11 hours ago
Torrid Adrian Gonzalez drove in three runs and Howie Kendrick had a pair of doubles as the Dodgers win streak reached six games with a 6-3 victory over the Rockies at Dodger Stadium Saturday night. Zack Greinke got the win, despite being chased with a t…
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  • Crawford, Heston Lead Giants to Win

    Crawford, Heston Lead Giants to Win

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Chris Heston pitched into the eighth inning, Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
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  • Starlin's single lifts Cubs past Padres in 11

    Starlin's single lifts Cubs past Padres in 11

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Starlin Castro knocked in the game-winning run in the 11th inning with a bases-loaded single onSaturday as the Cubs edged the Padres, 7-6, before a crowd of 33,958 at Wrigley Field.
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  • Bryant Gets 1st Hit, Reaches 5 Times as Cubs Beat Padres 7-6

    Bryant Gets 1st Hit, Reaches 5 Times as Cubs Beat Padres 7-6

    On his second day with the Cubs, Kris Bryant played like the top prospect Chicago was expecting.
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  • Kemp launches first homer with Padres

    Kemp launches first homer with Padres

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    It took 12 games and 46 at-bats, but Padres' right fielder Matt Kemp got his first home run as a Padre on Saturday at Wrigley Field.
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  • Dodgers extend win streak to five, snap Rox road run at six

    Dodgers extend win streak to five, snap Rox road run at six

    MLB.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    Howie Kendrick homered and doubled, Adrian Gonzalez had a pair of RBI doubles and Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 in six innings of a 7-3 win over the Rockies on Friday night at Dodger Stadium, extending the Dodgers' win streak to five games and snapping …
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  • Collmenter's shutout extends Giants' skid

    Collmenter's shutout extends Giants' skid

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    Josh Collmenter sent the defending World Series champions to their eighth straight loss with a four-hit shutout, the first complete game in the Majors this season. Giants starter Jake Peavy, battling a tight back, exited in the fourth inning after allow…
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  • Tulowitzki sees improved attitude among teammates

    Tulowitzki sees improved attitude among teammates

    MLB.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    The Rockies' 7-3 loss to the Dodgers, their first defeat in seven road games, shouldn't stop the growth Tulowitzki sees in this Rockies team.
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  • Axford may need to extend emergency family leave

    Axford may need to extend emergency family leave

    MLB.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    Rockies right-handed pitcher John Axford's family medical emergency leave will expire Sunday. Manager Walt Weiss said Friday the club will be in contact with the Commissioner's Office if it is determined that Axford needs more time.
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  • Clayton Kershaw Gets 1st Win as Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-3

    Clayton Kershaw Gets 1st Win as Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-3

    nytimes.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    It took Clayton Kershaw three starts to get his first victory and he still is trying to find his groove after putting together one of the greatest seasons any pitcher ever had.
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  • Without sharpest stuff, Shields aids winning effort

    Without sharpest stuff, Shields aids winning effort

    MLB.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    There were a few lamentable moments for Padres' pitcher James Shields to sort through in his first start at Wrigley Field on Friday, but he buckled down, struck out nine and came out ahead in San Diego's 5-4 win over the Cubs.
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  • A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

    A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

    nytimes.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    The Dodgers’ former spring training site in Vero Beach, Fla., now called Historic Dodgertown, has returned to life as a multisports complex with O’Malley family involvement.
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  • Bryan Stow takes big step in recovery, throws out first pitch a…

    Bryan Stow takes big step in recovery, throws out first pitch at minor-league game

    yahoo.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death four years ago outside Dodger Stadium, took another big step in his inspirational road to recovery on Thursday night. Stow attended the home opener of the Class-A San Jose Giants an…
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  • Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose

    Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose
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  • Hill lifts D-backs in 12th, and Giants lose seventh straight

    Hill lifts D-backs in 12th, and Giants lose seventh straight

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    Aaron Hill drove in a pair of runs in the 12th inning as the D-backs held off a late rally by the Giants, who fell to their seventh straight loss.
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head 01:06

    Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head

    Mar 9
    While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
  • Video - Matt Kemp Conversation 03:19

    Matt Kemp Conversation

    Mar 7
    Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.

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