Andre Ethier hit two home runs Sunday, including the game-winning blast in the bottom of the 10th inning to complete the Dodgers’ 5-3 win over the Angels. (Walt Mancini/Staff photographer)
Andre Ethier walked off the Angels, completing a three-game sweep at Dodger Stadium. The photo gallery is here. The box score is here.
Newly acquired pitcher Jim Johnson is the ultimate journeyman, playing for his fifth team in 20 months.
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw scattered two hits over eight scoreless innings against the Angels on Saturday. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)
Clayton Kershaw ran his scoreless streak to 37 innings as the Dodgers beat the Angels 3-1 on Saturday night. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
Joc Pederson sat out his second straight game.
Mike Trout was a thorn in the Dodgers’ side, but the Dodgers had more thorns for Hector Santiago and the Angels on Friday. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
Only three of the eight players the Dodgers acquired before the trade deadline were in the building Friday, and none appeared in the game against the Angels, but the roster moves kept coming.
Prior to the game, the Associated Press reported that the Dodgers’ luxury-tax payroll climed to $297 milllion, which would lead to a $43 million luxury tax at the end of the year. The Dodgers are also responsible for $16 million remaining on Hector Olivera‘s $28 million signing bonus.