Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS
Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the NL Championship Series and six Atlanta pitchers combined on a four-hitter, giving the Braves a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers for a commanding 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff.
Taylor's blunder, other missed chances put LA in NLCS hole
If Chris Taylor could do it all over, he would've stopped at second base on Cody Bellinger's ninth-inning single. “As I was rounding second, I saw (right fielder Joc Pederson) get the ball sooner than I anticipated," Taylor said, “and I thought twice about not getting thrown out at third, and then he just threw it back behind me." The Los Angeles Dodgers had trouble getting all the way around the bases throughout Saturday night's NL Championship Series opener.news.yahoo.com
Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS
Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for his first career save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 and into the NL Championship Series.
Urías hits, pitches Dodgers past Giants to even NLDS series
Julio Urías shut down San Francisco and contributed an RBI single for his cause, Cody Bellinger and AJ Pollock delivered two-run doubles to blow it open in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded the Giants 9-2 to even their NL Division Series at one game apiece.
Dodgers' Pujols goes on COVID-19 IL after 2nd vaccine
Albert Pujols went on the Los Angeles Dodgers' COVID-19 injured list Tuesday, when Cody Bellinger was activated from the IL after missing eight games with a broken left rib. Pujols received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and “just didn't feel good,” manager Dave Roberts said. Roberts said Pujols will be re-evaluated Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The Dodgers recalled outfielder Luke Raley from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Bellinger was banged up in a collision with Gavin Lux last week.news.yahoo.com
2020 World Series: Dodgers top Rays, 8-3, in Game 1
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers left the Tampa Bay Rays stuck in neutral to start a most strange World Series played amid the pandemic. The five-time ERA champ improved to 2-2 in the World Series and 12-12 in postseason play, a shadow of his 175-76 regular season record. After helping Boston beat the Dodgers in the 2018 Series, Betts was traded to LA before this season. He threw a career-high 112 pitches and became the first to walk six or more in a series game since Edwin Jackson of St. Louis in Game 4 of 2011. The Dodgers said they were headed to an empty-the-bullpen game rather than use Walker Buehler on three days' rest.mlive.com
Cody Bellinger dislocates shoulder while celebrating go-ahead home run
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was understandably jubilant after hitting a go-ahead home run Sunday night in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. Bellinger evaded teammates in the dugout, scurried down the tunnel and then got his dislocated shoulder popped back into place by an athletic trainer. Did Cody Bellinger dislocate his shoulder? Did Cody Bellinger dislocate his shoulder? "I hit Kike’s shoulder a little too hard, and my shoulder popped out.mlive.com
Dodgers Score Record 11 Runs In 1st Inning vs Braves In Game 3 of NLCS
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In Game 3 of the NL Championship Series, Max Muncy hit a grand slam to cap an 11-run first inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the highest-scoring inning ever in a postseason game. The 11 runs came against the Atlanta Braves, who were also on the wrong side of matching the previous mark. They allowed 10 runs in the first inning in the deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series against St. Louis last season. The Dodgers scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning of an 8-7 loss, then had the 11-run first Wednesday. Los Angeles tied a franchise record for a postseason game with its four homers through two innings.detroit.cbslocal.com
MLB MVPs and Hollywood stars go to bat for California families
MALIBU, Calif. (Reuters) - Major League Baseballs best and Hollywoods brightest teamed up to raise money for families affected by wildfires, mass shootings and other tragedies in California with a softball game in picturesque Malibu on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Carli Skaggs, wife of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, poses for a photo after throwing out the first pitch at the California Strong celebrity softball game in Malibu, California, U.S., January 12, 2020. An emotional moment came when Carli Skaggs, wife of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, threw out a ceremonial first pitch before a crowd of 2,500 fans on a sun-soaked afternoon. The founders said they were dedicated to growing the upstart charity over the long term. Last seasons NL MVP, Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger, said the charity spread by word of mouth among California-born athletes and those who call the state home now.feeds.reuters.com