Jose Abreu Spoils Yasiel Puig’s Anniversary, Dodgers Fall to White Sox 4-1

The home run bug bit Dan Haren and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night, as Cuban sensation Jose Abreu clubbed another one. This time, his two-run shot in the first inning was enough to seal the victory for Chicago, as the Dodgers were unable to do anything on offense against Hector Noesi and a parade of relievers. Whereas Monday night’s more »

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McCutchen Too Much for Greinke as Dodgers Drop Finale 5-3 to Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen was just too much for Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers to handle on Sunday night, collecting three hits en route to a 5-3 win by the Pirates. Greinke didn’t start the game particularly well. With two outs, Andrew McCutchen barely missed a home run to left center, pulling up at second for a booming double. more »

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Haren, Dodgers Can’t Overcome Early Deficit, Lose to Phillies 5-3

Dan Haren and the Los Angeles Dodgers couldn’t overcome an early 4-0 deficit, dropping Saturday afternoon’s contest with the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-3. The game began inauspiciously enough, as Haren served up a two-run homer to Chase Utley to give the Phillies a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning. Two more runs came in an inning more »

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A’s Keep on Rolling, Blank Rays 3-0

Drew Pomeranz sailed through five scoreless frames and a three-run second inning turned into yet another win for the scalding hot Oakland A’s on Tuesday. Opening up a three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, Pomeranz and relievers Dan Otero, Luke Gregerson and Sean Doolittle teamed up for the A’s sixth shutout of the young season, as the more »

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Daric Barton Clears Waivers, Stays in A’s Organization Again

When the Oakland A’s acquired first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor leaguer Jake Goebbert and a PTBNL, many expected it to mark the end of Daric Barton‘s career in Oakland. When the news became official, the A’s designated Barton for assignment – something that has happened three times now during Barton’s tenure in Oakland. On more »

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Dodgers Pregame Notes 4.24

Some notes from Dodger Stadium, before the Los Angeles Dodgers wrap up a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies. Tonight’s Phillies lineup: Ben Revere CF Carlos Ruiz  C Chase Utley 2B Ryan Howard 1B Marlon Byrd RF Domonic Brown LF Freddy Galvis SS Cody Asche 3B Kyle Kendrick P Dodgers: Dee Gordon 2B Carl Crawford LF Hanley Ramirez SS Adrian more »

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