Dodgers left fielder Andrew Toles leaps at the wall in failed pursuit of a home run by the Giants’ Eduardo Nunez. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)
The Dodgers had no answer for a
technically-outside-the-park home run in a 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
Kenta Maeda has been quietly consistent for the Dodgers this season, writes Mark Whicker. Maeda starts Wednesday night.
Brandon McCarthy threw a simulated game and could figure into the Dodgers’ plans this year.
Alex Wood posted a 3.99 ERA in 10 starts for the Dodgers this season. He hasn’t pitched since May because of an elbow injury. (Associated Press photo)
In recent days, Dodgers manager said pitcher Dave Roberts was on track to be activated from the disabled list today. Wood said himself that would be the case just this afternoon. Alex Wood
Then, a few minutes later, when Roberts addressed reporters in the third-base dugout, he dropped a surprise by saying Wood will be activated tomorrow instead.
“We decided to wait another day,” Roberts said. “He’ll be activated tomorrow. We have to make, obviously, a roster move, and we haven’t decided which direction we’re going to go.”
Continue reading “Alex Wood won’t be activated tonight after all.” »
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was claimed on revocable trade waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers in the final days before the Aug. 31 deadline. (Getty Images)
How close were the Dodgers to trading
in August? Yasiel Puig
Maybe closer than it seemed at first.
a report on MLB.com, the Dodgers and Brewers discussed a trade that would have sent Puig to Milwaukee up until the final minute of the Aug. 31 deadline.
Continue reading “Report: Dodgers discussed packaging Yasiel Puig, Brandon McCarthy for Ryan Braun. Update.” »
walked only one batter and didn’t hit anyone in a four-inning rehabilitation start with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga on Monday. He threw 79 pitches, of which 61 were strikes. Brandon McCarthy
That’s the good news.
Continue reading “Brandon McCarthy finishes first minor league rehab game with “ridiculous” stat line.” »
Ross Stripling is one of six different pitchers who will start for the Dodgers in a six-game stretch this week. (Associated Press photo)
and Ross Stripling are scheduled to start the next two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks. That will complete a streak of four straight rookie pitchers ( Brock Stewart today, Kenta Maeda yesterday) who will have started a game with the Dodgers nursing a small lead in the National League West standings. Jose De Leon
What’s more, the Dodgers are scheduled to use a different starting pitcher in all six games they will play this week.
However, things are about to get normal. (Normal-ish, at least.) After an off-day Thursday, the Dodgers travel to Miami to kick off a 10-game road trip. Here are the probable matchups for that series:
– Clayton Kershaw Jose Fernandez
Saturday: – Rich Hill Tom Koehler
Sunday: Maeda – Jake Esch
Continue reading “The Dodgers’ starting rotation is starting to rotate on a normal-ish basis.” »
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