Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ Category

Stuffed on sports: 5 leagues playing in Los Angeles on 1 day

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

All five major U.S. sports leagues will play in Los Angeles on Sunday. According to Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time that's happened in the same metropolitan area on the same day. The Los Angeles Kings start the sports feast at 12:30 p.m. local time when they play the New York Rangers at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

MLB: Muncy revels in ‘pure joy’ of dream 18th-inning walk-off

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Max Muncy described his walk-off 18th-inning home run in game three of the World Series as "pure joy" as he reflected on a dream journey that has taken him from unemployed to keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers' title hopes very much alive. Muncy finally settled the Dodgers' marathon contest with the Boston Red Sox after seven hours and 20 minutes as he hit Nathan Eovaldi to left-center field to give Los Angeles a 3-2 victory in the longest game in both World Series and postseason history.

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on a chilly, windy Tuesday night. Benintendi delivered four hits, Martinez drove in two early runs and pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez golfed a three-run homer to seal it. The 108-win Red Sox got a solid effort from their bullpen after an expected duel between aces Chris Sale and Clayton Kershaw never developed.

Clayton Kershaw, Yasiel Puig get assists from LAPD during World Series

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

LAPD can’t help Clayton Kershaw with Red Sox bats, but they can provide him with some peace of mind. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski went home from a heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl LII to find his house robbed. Yasiel Puig had a similar experience after his Los Angeles Dodgers lost Game 7 of last year’s World Series to the Houston Astros.

Julian Edelman: ‘I hate the Dodgers’

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Julian Edelman rooted for the Dodgers to make it to the World Series. But make no mistake, the Patriots wide receiver is not a fan.15 things to know about the Sox' World Series foeEdelman, a San Francisco native, said Friday he wanted L.A. to reach the

Giants like video of Julian Edelman saying he hates the Dodgers

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Julian Edelman has become a star wide receiver for the New England Patriots, but he will always stay true to his Bay Area roots. Edelman has naturally become a Boston Red Sox fan and will be cheering for them in the World Series. He also has a dream scenario

Atlanta puts on Brave face as Dodgers seek sweep

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

The Atlanta Braves need to win three straight games against the Los Angeles Dodgers to avoid suffering a ninth consecutive playoff elimination dating to 2001. First, though, the Braves need to worry about scoring a run as the best-of-five National League Division Series moves to SunTrust Park in Atlanta on Sunday night. The Dodgers, trying to make the NL Championship Series for the third consecutive year, won 6-0 and 3-0 in Los Angeles while holding the Braves to nine combined hits and issuing no walks.

Monday’s Sports in Brief

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 in a tiebreaker to earn their record sixth consecutive NL West title. The defending NL champion Dodgers became the first major league team to win six straight division crowns since the Yankees captured nine AL East titles in a row from 1998-2006. Los Angeles now hosts Atlanta in the best-of-five NL Division Series beginning Thursday.