Update: Benintendi benched to make room for Martinez

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:34

The Latest on the World Series (all times local):2:27 p.m.Boston benched left fielder Andrew Benintendi to make room for major league RBIs leader J.D. Martinez in the outfield as the World Series switched to the National League city for Game 3, resulting in the loss of the designated hitter.With right-hander ...

Column: Over-managing costs Dodgers in Game 1 of Series

Baseball 10/24/18, 00:45

Sometimes, in the pressure cooker of a World Series, a manager gets distracted by all those indecipherable charts and the trove of analytics he has at his disposable.Sometimes, he spends too much time flailing around in search of the perfect matchup instead of just watching what's happening right before his ...

Dodgers top lineup with lefties against Brewers for Game 7

Baseball 10/20/18, 17:28

The Los Angeles Dodgers have topped their lineup with two left-handed sluggers against Milwaukee Brewers righty Jhoulys Chacin for Game 7 of the NL Championship Series.The winner plays the Boston Red Sox in the World Series, which starts Tuesday.Joc Pederson, who hit 25 homers this season, is leading off. He ...

Dodgers’ Joc Pederson becomes a dad in midst of NLCS

Baseball 10/15/18, 17:41

Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson has a roster addition to his family following the birth of his first child.Pederson and wife Kelsey welcomed a girl named Poppy on Sunday night. The team says she weighs 7 pounds and 11 ounces.The 26-year-old slugger changed his walkup music ahead of Game 3 of ...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Brewers playoff series

Baseball 10/10/18, 13:53

A look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Friday, at Milwaukee, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Saturday, at Milwaukee, 4:09 p.m.; Game 3, Monday, Oct. 15, at Los Angeles, TBA; Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Los ...

Muncy, Pederson return to Dodgers lineup for Game 4

Baseball 10/08/18, 10:42

Max Muncy is starting at first base and Joc Pederson is in left field for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz in Monday's Game 4 of the NL Division Series.Each sat in Game 3 when manager Dave Roberts started David Freese at first and Chris Taylor ...

Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 lead

Baseball 10/06/18, 00:33

Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado hits a two-run home ...

Braves, Dodgers tweak starting lineups for Game 2 of NLDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 19:27

Right fielder Yasiel Puig will be hitting fifth in the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup for Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.The Cuban slugger moved up two spots on Friday night after hitting seventh in a 6-0 victory in Game 1 at Dodger Stadium. Puig ...

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