A.J. Ellis

Alex Guerrero

Kershaw, Dodgers breeze to big win over Braves

Big leads aren’t common to Clayton Kershaw, who has lost more than his share of low-scoring duels over the years despite all the hardware he has earned. So when he gets as much run support […]

05/27/2015

Joc Pederson

Pederson’s 8th-inning homer helps Dodgers beat Padres

Joc Pederson homered in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night. Pederson’s 11th home run landed in the right-field […]

05/22/2015

San Francisco Giants including Matt Duffy (50) and Justin Maxwell (43) mob teammate Joe Panik, center

Panik hits game-ending sacrifice fly, Giants beat Dodgers

The way Don Mattingly saw it, pinch-runner Gregor Blanco was stopped by his third base coach, should have been called out on interference and never in position to score the winning run. Third base umpire […]

04/23/2015

Howie Kendrick

The Dodgers are leading the NL in home runs, even without Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez

Howie Kendrick, Scott Van Slyke and rookie Joc Pederson homered against rookie Scott Oberg in the sixth inning, and Los Angeles stretched its winning streak to seven by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-0 Sunday. “I […]

04/20/2015