Clayton Kershaw leads with his arm not his mouth. Yet ever since the Dodgers’ ace spoke up after they lost a season-high fifth straight game last weekend, the NL West leaders have been rolling. 799 more words
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Clayton Kershaw struck out a season high-tying 14 to win for the first time in three outings and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday night in the series opener. 430 more words
The often-criticized Los Angeles bullpen came through when needed most.
Jim Johnson slipped strike three past Ryan LaMarre to stop a seventh-inning rally, Luis Avilan struck out Jay Bruce with the tying runs on base in the eighth, and the Dodgers held off the Cincinnati Reds for a 7-4 victory on Wednesday night. 694 more words
Alex Wood took a shutout into the sixth inning, and Justin Turner and Jimmy Rollins each hit two-run home runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped their five-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. 404 more words
The Los Angeles Dodgers remain in first place in the NL West, though they have dropped a season-high five straight games.
So, after the Houston Astros wrapped up a three-game sweep with 3-2 victory in 10 innings on Sunday, ace Clayton Kershaw was asked if the team is panicking. 741 more words