The best team in baseball rolled into the Big Apple and rolled right over the Mets on Friday night. Yu Darvish allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts in his Dodgers debut, a 6-0 win at Citi Field that kept his new club’s division lead over Arizona at 14 games.
While the Mets’ rotation has been decimated by injuries, the Dodgers now feature arguably the most potent staff in baseball, even in Clayton Kershaw’s absence. Rich Hill makes his first start of August on Saturday at Citi Field after breezing through July, finishing the month 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA (five earned runs in 31 […]
Their pitching is terrific, and they can hit, too. They also are as resilient as they come as a team. They had four All-Stars, but they really have six. With so many wonderful things happening for the Dodgers these days, it’s difficult to choose the catalyst behind their great run.
Alex Wood is still scheduled to make his next start despite experiencing noticeable fatigue in his winning outing Thursday night in Atlanta, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Friday.
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Great Lakes’ Cody Thomas and Carlos Rincon hit back-to-back home runs twice in the first inning on Thursday, four of seven homers hit by three Loons players in their 16-5 rout of Class A Dayton.
Clayton Kershaw is progressing toward a return from a lower back strain that has sidelined him since July 24. Kershaw is inching closer to resuming pitching off a mound. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he exchanged text messages with Kershaw and has spoken with the Dodgers’ training staff.
It has been two months since the Dodgers lost a series and one month since they lost to any team not based out of Atlanta. They extended both of these streaks on Thursday night, when Alex Wood delivered six solid innings and Chris Taylor homered in a 7-4 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park.
On a night when Alex Wood didn’t have his best stuff, he found a way to beat his former team by escaping fifth-inning trouble in the Dodgers’ 7-4 victory over the Braves at SunTrust Park on Thursday.
The Dodgers believe it’s time, right now, to end this World Series drought. We will see some of that hunger on display tonight, when Yu Darvish makes his Dodgers debut at Citi Field against Mets fireballer Jacob deGrom in a matchup that the baseball world will be watching.
Now that the Trade Deadline has passed, and prospects have changed hands, MLB Pipeline re-ranks the top 10 farm systems in baseball, led by the White Sox, Braves and Padres.