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Highlight Of The Week: Dodgers Hit Four Home Runs Vs. Cubs

The Los Angeles Dodgers needed a big seventh inning Thursday to get a come-from-behind win with Zack Greinke on the mound and as it turned out, they needed more offense than usual in a Clayton Kershaw start Friday. Matt Kemp and A.J. Ellis each hit home runs in the first inning with Kemp's a three-run shot and Ellis' driving in two. Kershaw allowed three runs to score in the bottom of the first, but the Dod ...

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Dodger Legends Discuss Greatness Of Orel Hershiser (Video)

If there's one thing you could say about the Los Angeles Dodgers, it's that they believe in the tradition of honoring their great history. The Dodgers have accomplished plenty as a franchise and included in their rich history is a long list of legends. One of the all-time greats to wear a Dodger uniform is Orel Hershiser, who turned 56 years old Tuesday. Hershiser pitched in the Majors for 18 seasons and di ...

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Dodgers Series Win Over Giants Was About More Than Numbers

PAGES: 1 | 2 21 runs and 33 hits in two games. A three-game lead in the division. Win No. 19 for Clayton Kershaw. Five wins in their last six games against the San Francisco Giants (all at AT&T Park). In a sport dominated by numbers and statistics, there are some impressive — even astonishing — ones there to talk about, but for me, the weekend the Los Angeles Dodgers just had in San Francisco was about far ...

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Dodgers Score 17 Runs At AT&T Park (Highlight Of The Week)

The weekend series with the San Francisco Giants got off on the wrong foot for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu was hit hard in the lone inning he pitched Friday and was removed due to irritation in his throwing shoulder. Ryu allowed four runs in the inning and the Giants went on to win the series opener 9-0. The loss cut the Dodgers' lead in the National League West standings to one game amid uncertai ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Koufax Throws Perfect Game

Prior to relying on Clayton Kershaw to dominant opposing hitters, the Los Angeles Dodgers have had a long history of historically-great starting pitchers -- particularly left-handers. Widely considered the greatest Dodgers' lefty is Sandy Koufax, who Kershaw has drawn countless comparisons to despite his wish not to be. Koufax began his career in 1955 at the tender age of 19 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Koufa ...

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Highlight Of The Week: Gonzalez Hammers D-Backs Pitching

Aside from a slump in May, Adrian Gonzalez has been one of the more consistent hitters in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup this season. Gonzalez has had particular success against the Arizona Diamondbacks, who the Dodgers hosted for a three-game set that began Friday. In the first game of the series, Gonzalez went just 1-for-4 as offense was at a premium for both teams in the Dodgers' 2-1 win. However, Gonzal ...

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Kershaw’s Innings Pitched Shouldn’t Be Focus Of MVP Discussion

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 Whether or not Clayton Kershaw should be in the running for National League Most Valuable Player is arguably one of the most polarizing topics in MLB. In an article published Wednesday on FoxSports.com former pitcher and current analyst CJ Nitkowski, makes the argument that, if Kershaw finishes his season with nearly 200 innings pitched, the 26-year-old lefty shouldn't be in the running for ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Butera And Ramirez In Sync

Your browser does not support iframes. Hanley Ramirez's 2014 season has far from gone as expected. Although Ramirez was coming off a hairline fracture in his ribs suffered in the first game of the 2013 National League Championship Series, expectations were high for the shortstop. He did after all help spark the team's historic run and was arguably the best hitter in the game for much of that stretch. This s ...

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Acquiring Roberto Hernandez Worth Arano And Valentin?

PAGES: 1 | 2 The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Thursday they sent right-handed pitcher Victor Arano to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete their trade for Roberto Hernandez. It was reported earlier in August the Phillies secleted Jesmuel Valentin as the first of the two players to be named later. Jesmuel Valentin Drafted in the supplemental first round in 2012, Valentin ranked as the Dodgers' 29th best pr ...

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Dodgers Pool Celebration T-Shirt Causes Stir At Chase Field

PAGES: 1 | 2 There's little love lost between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, who seemingly provide good theater in each of their regular-season series. While the two teams don't have the postseason meetings that truly establish a rivalry, plenty has transpired dating back to last season's June brawl. The Diamondbacks of course were the leaders in the National League West for much of last ...

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