Game 67: Clayton Kershaw’s win-to-loss ratio is pretty good, too.

Kiké Hernandez left field

Paul Goldschmidt drove in a run against Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday with this single off the top of the left field wall at Chase Field. A video review confirmed it wasn’t a home run. (Getty Images)


A three-run home run by Scott Van Slyke, a typical Clayton Kershaw performance, and a historic save by Kenley Jansen, highlighted a 3-2 Dodgers win in Phoenix. The Dodgers return home for a six-game homestand tomorrow.

The box score is here.

The Dodgers’ focus on defense is working, somehow, and Frankie Montas is at last a candidate to join the Dodgers’ starting rotation.

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Game 66: Kenta Maeda’s injury stops hearts, Dodgers stop Diamondbacks

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Kenta Maeda sits on the bench after leaving the Dodgers’ 7-5 win with a right leg contusion. (Getty Images)

Kenta Maeda took a line drive off his leg, the latest injury scare in a season full of them, in the Dodgers’ 7-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The box score is here.

The Dodgers added a left-handed bat to their bench, signing veteran outfielder Will Venable to a one-year contract.

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Kenta Maeda injured in Dodgers’ game against Arizona Diamondbacks, leaves game. Update.


Pitcher Kenta Maeda was forced to leave the Dodgers’ game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday when he was struck on the right leg by a batted ball.

Update (9:24 p.m.): X-rays on Maeda’s right leg were negative, according to the Dodgers. He has a lower leg contusion.
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Game 65: Zack Greinke wins round one.

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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke allowed two runs in seven innings in his first game against the Dodgers on Monday night. (Getty Images)

It took 119 pitches out of his right arm, but Zack Greinke got the better of his former team in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-2 win over the Dodgers.

The box score is here.

Andre Ethier‘s recovery from a fractured right fibia remains stalled.

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Game 10: Ross Stripling answers some questions, leaves others unanswered.

Ross Stripling

Ross Stripling allowed two runs in six innings in his second major league start Thursday. (Associated Press photo)

Ross Stripling’s two starts have elicited a burning question about the young pitcher. Namely, who is he: the guy who nearly no-hit the Giants, the guy who induced a bunch of ground balls against the Diamondbacks, or something in between? The box score is here.

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