Matt Kemp

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, Andre Ethier, right, and Carl Crawford do their bump celebration after the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Puig out, Kemp in for Dodgers home opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig was scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home opener on Friday. The rest of the team was already on the field stretching […]

04/04/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford, right, steals second base next to San Francisco Giants shortstop Ehire Adrianza during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Ryu, 2 relievers help Dodgers stifle Giants 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu and two relievers combined on a five-hitter that sent the Los AngelesDodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night. Matt Kemp hit a tiebreaking home run leading off […]

09/24/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, (5) greets Matt Kemp (27) after Uribe hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 
2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dodgers rout Arizona, on brink of NL West title

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on […]

09/17/2013

In this April 22, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, front right, poses with his MVP trophy and Brewers Hall-of-Famer Robin Yount, left, before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Milwaukee. Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, July 22, 2013, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Players deplore doping rather than defend users

  NEW YORK (AP) — Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping. Now they are demanding even stiffer suspensions for those caught cheating. “It’s a new generation of athletes that […]

07/24/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' fielder Matt Kemp reacts after being hurt and called out against the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Washington. The Dodgers won 9-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Dodgers OF Kemp expected to miss at least 3 games

  TORONTO (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to miss the three-game series against the Blue Jays after spraining his left ankle. Out of the lineup for 11 games with a sore left […]

07/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp (27) celebrates his home run with teammate Mark Ellis (14) during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Dodgers complete sweep with 9-2 win over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Kemp returned to the lineup with a home run and a double in the same inning Sunday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals with a […]

07/21/2013

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Lights, camera, action: Puig stars in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest hot, young thing in Los Angeles is a guy you can’t take your eyes off of. He’s well-built, with a winning smile and engaging personality. He doesn’t say a […]

06/10/2013

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Kemp hurt in Dodgers’ 4-3 loss to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Kemp was hitless in three at-bats with two strikeouts before leaving with a mild right hamstring strain, the latest frustration for the struggling All-Star slugger. He took himself out in […]

05/30/2013

Dodgers

Dodgers pile up mistakes in 9-2 loss to D’backs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carl Crawford had a tough night in the field, completely overshadowing his home run and leaving Chris Capuano in several tight spots he couldn’t wiggle out of. The Dodgers’ 9-2 loss to […]

05/07/2013

Dodgers

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-4 to end 6-game skid

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers got a coveted victory, and it didn’t matter one bit whether they earned it or had it handed to them. What counted was that their six-game losing streak was over.

04/21/2013

Quentin and Greinke

Dodgers livid after Greinke hurt in brawl

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zack Greinke’s pitch sailed up and into Carlos Quentin’s upper left arm, and it was on. A little personal history was at play, as were rules that aren’t in any rule book. Now the Dodgers will be without their $147 million pitcher for several weeks.

04/12/2013

Quentin and Greinke

Greinke breaks collarbone in brawl with Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zack Greinke had his left arm in a sling and a dazed look as he told his side of the story. Barely two hours before, the $147 million Dodgers pitcher was injured in a wild fight with the San Diego Padres that didn’t even end when the game did.

04/12/2013

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