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Dodgers Vs. Diamondbacks Game Recap: Gonzalez Homers In Third Straight

The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers both were scoreless after their first at-bats of the game, though Zack Greinke's opening frame was under more duress than Diamondbacks lefty Wade Miley's. Yasiel Puig walked but was quickly erased on a Matt Kemp double-play. Miley then got Hanley Ramirez to groundout to end the top half of the first. Tony Campana hit a leadoff single and moved to second on a ...

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Dodgers Injury Update: Clayton Kershaw & Scott Elbert Throw In Pen

Prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers taking the field for the second game of their three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks, a pair of left-handed pitchers made progress in their respective attempts to work themselves back from injury. While the Dodgers would certainly welcome back any healthy arms, one was of particular interest. According to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register, Clayton Kershaw thr ...

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Dodgers News: Alex Guerrero Activated And Added To Triple-A Roster

With Dee Gordon off to a hot start in the big leagues, the Los Angeles Dodgers can afford to take their time with Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero. Guerrero was signed in October to a four-year. $28 million deal and was expected to be the team's starting second baseman this season; however, injuries and a lack of reps at the position allowed Gordon and Justin Turner to start the year in a platoon at second, le ...

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Dodgers Vs. D-Backs Preview: Greinke Makes Third Start Of The Season

The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their strong play against the NL West yesterday with an outstanding performance in all aspects of the game that gave them the win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven scoreless innings allowing only two hits, and Adrian Gonzalez was a monster at the plate going 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs. The D-Backs failed to score a run yesterday, and the D ...

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Dodgers News: Chris Withrow Not Concerned Over Roster Numbers Game

One of the Los Angeles Dodgers' strengths last season was their bullpen, which included the emergence of rookie Chris Withrow. That strength figured to carry over into 2014 as Withrow, along with other relievers, got valuable experience with the postseason run and added depth in the off-season. However, a byproduct of carrying a plethora of relievers on the roster also created a logjam of sorts, which hasn' ...

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Dodgers News And Rumors: Mattingly Comments On Puig’s Improvements

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was finally back in the starting lineup during Friday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks after injuring his thumb diving into into first base on April 5. His injured thumb has just been one of many story lines regarding the young outfielder, including his reckless driving charges in the offseason and his tardiness to the Dodgers home opener which resulted i ...

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Dodgers-DBacks Game Recap: Ryu Dazzles, Gonzalez Drives In 5

With Brandon McCarthy on the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Los Angeles Dodgers wasted no time in putting runs on the board. In the first inning, Hanley Ramirez hit a line drive with two outs, and Adrian Gonzalez followed with a two-run homer giving the Dodgers the early edge. Hyun-Jin Ryu was the Dodgers starting pitcher on Friday night. The left-hander began his outing with a walk to A.J. Pollock ...

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Dodgers Vs. Diamondbacks Game Preview: Six-Game Road Trip Begins

The Los Angeles Dodgers start a six-game road trip on Friday after a five-game homestand where they went 2-3 in games against the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers. The Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks meet for the third time this season. The Diamondbacks are looking for their first win over the Dodgers, having been swept in the Opening Series. Josh Beckett made his season debut on Wednesday, which al ...

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Dodgers News: Don Mattingly Says Yasiel Puig ‘Is A Pretty Good Kid’

Other than a pinch-hit appearance on Wednesday, Yasiel Puig has been out of the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup since April 5 after he injured his thumb while diving into first base on an infield single. The unpopular decision to go head-first into first base gave Puig critics yet another reason to condemn the young outfielder. In an interview Friday with Dan Patrick on AM 570, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly atte ...

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Dodgers News And Rumors: Jansen’s Struggles Don’t Worry Mattingly

Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has appeared in seven games this season, earning one save, blowing one save and being charged with one loss. The hard-throwing right-hander has been far from his dominant self that manager Don Mattingly so heavily relied on last season. Jansen recorded his lone save on the season in the Dodgers' first game of 2014 and has struggled in multiple outings since. Most rec ...

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