New York Mets

Teammates mob Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, right, after he scored the winning run on a throwing error by Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Fernando Rodney during the ninth inning Aug. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers on torrid tear with 40-8 mark since June

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are in rare territory, putting up jaw-dropping numbers while piling up victories and commanding a 7 ½-game lead in the NL West. Ahead or behind, against NL […]

08/15/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig celebrates after hitting a double as New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy looks on during the 12th inning on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers rally to beat Mets 5-4 for 8th win in row

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Down late in the game, the Los Angeles Dodgers were just setting the stage for more timely hitting and another scintillating comeback. Consecutive doubles by Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez in […]

08/15/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Ellis, right, hits an RBI single as New York Mets catcher John Buck, left, looks on along with home plate umpire Jeff Kellogg during the sixth inning, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat Mets 4-2 for 7th straight win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As torrid as the Los Angeles Dodgers have been, Hyun-Jin Ryu is on an impressive roll, too. The rookie left-hander extended his career-high winning streak to six games with seven innings […]

08/14/2013

Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo)

Dodgers rally to beat Mets 4-2 for 6th win in row

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two runs down? No sweat for these confident Los Angeles Dodgers. Adrian Gonzalez scored the go-ahead run on Yasiel Puig’s sacrifice fly that capped a three-run sixth inning, helping the Dodgers […]

08/13/2013

Dodgers

Ellis’ 3-run homer lifts Dodgers over Cardinals

  ST. LOUIS (AP) — A.J. Ellis hit a three-run home run and rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven stellar innings to help the red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday night. The Dodgers have won […]

08/09/2013

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A look at the players disciplined by MLB on Monday

A thumbnail look at the 13 players suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday in the Biogenesis drug case, along with their salaries lost: ___ Antonio Bastardo, left-handed pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies, 50 games: At times […]

08/05/2013

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Puig & Pirates, Homer & Harper highlight 1st half

NEW YORK (AP) — Just for fun, let’s turn back the baseball clock a few months. A well-rested Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are destined to face Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles Angels […]

07/14/2013

FBI "Seeking Information" poster, with Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, related to the bombings at the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo)

In Boston and beyond, thanks and jubilation

BOSTON (AP) — They gathered in silence on Boylston Street, just three blocks away from the chaos and carnage caused by twin bombings four days earlier. Some were crying.

04/20/2013

Bret Lewis

Who’s that lady?

It seems minor league baseball teams are lining up to have special nights saluting the college football star who claimed to have a girl friend he met on the Internet only to find out she didn’t exist.

01/22/2013

Dykstra pleads guilty in bankruptcy fraud case

(AP) – Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has pleaded guilty to three counts stemming from a bankruptcy fraud case in Los Angeles. Dykstra entered his plea Friday in federal court to one count […]

07/13/2012