The Dodgers head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak, courtesy of a strong outing by Kenta Maeda in a 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here.
Rookie shortstop Corey Seager has already established himself as a star.
Vin Scully has had the same stage manager, Boyd Robertson, since 1989, and the two have forged a special relationship. Scully missed today’s game for personal reasons.
Kenley Jansen recorded his 26th save in the Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Padres. (Getty Images)
Brandon McCarthy allowed three runs in five innings, and the Dodgers’ bullpen did what it usually does in a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here.
Julio Urias will pitch out of the bullpen at Triple-A Oklahoma City to preserve his innings.
Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley and Padres runner Derek Norris collide between first and second base. Norris was called out for interference, and later left the game with a quadriceps injury. (Thomas Cordova/Staff photographer)
Yasmani Grandal had five hits, including three home runs, in the Dodgers’ 10-6 win over the San Diego Padres. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
Andrew Toles‘ second chance in baseball culminated with a promotion and a spot in the Dodgers’ starting lineup Friday.
Here’s what they were saying after the game:
Hyun-Jin Ryu’s debut effort did not resemble his routinely stellar performances of 2013 and 2014 in a 6-0 loss to the San Diego Padres. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)
The Dodgers are still waiting for the Hyun-Jin Ryu of 2013 and 2014 after his 2016 debut, a 6-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday. Columnist Mark Whicker isn’t buying the Dodgers’ optimism over Ryu’s return.
The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
Corey Seager doesn’t think the Home Run Derby on Monday will ruin his swing.
Pitching prospect Josh Sborz finds himself in a no-win situation of sorts.
What they were saying postgame:
Umpire David Rackley is treated after he was hit with a ball during the fifth inning Sunday. He did not return to the game. (Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO — The Dodgers rallied for four runs in the 17th inning — yes, the 17th — to beat the Padres 9-5
. It was their longest game since a 17-inning win over the Padres in April 2007, also at Petco Park. The box score is here
The Dodgers are shifting less with Clayton Kershaw on the mound compared to their other pitchers. Kershaw starts tomorrow.
Here’s what manager Dave Roberts said after the game: