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Baseball's schedule is unrelenting. After capping one of the most memorable stretches in team history, the Washington Nationals were swept in Philadelphia by a last-place division foe.
The latest spat between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks didn't happen on the field and it didn't even include any players.
Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig chats with second baseman Dee Gordon in the on-deck circle before the first inning of their game against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday in Arizona.
The Dodgers ' win on Wednesday night secured a quick two-game sweep of the Diamondbacks and gave the Dodgers their ninth consecutive series win against National League West opponents.
Every once in awhile, the moons align so that a pitcher deserves serious consideration to win the Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Awards in the same season.
With Josh Beckett and Hyun-Jin Ryu on the disabled list and Zack Greinke pitching through a sore right elbow, the Dodgers have needed Dan Haren to step up in August.
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A brief look at what sort of impact the outgoing commissioner has had in the town that just named part of their ballpark for him.
Giants ' Bumgarner fans 13 Rockies in one-hitter SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner mastered the game of baseball Tuesday night.
Earlier in the day, there were conflicting rumors about whether the Angels were targeting Cahill to help fill the hole in the rotation left by the injury to "It's one game, but it wasn't a very good performance tonight," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said.
Aug 26, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez celebrates after scoring in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
After being defeated handedly by the Mets in the series finale on Sunday, the Dodgers had Monday to regroup before beginning a new road trip starting off in Phoenix.
The Arizona Diamondbacks continue their homestand with their National League West rivals with two games against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The San Francisco Giants trail the Dodgers in the National League West standings, but they are second to none in one category: home ballpark.
A team that looked like it could run away with the division back on June 8 -- the Giants were 42-21 and 9 1/2 games in front of the Dodgers in the National League West -- is battling to remain a factor in the NL postseason race, whether it be as the NL West champions or one of the NL Wild Cards, and the season is winding down.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:52 am
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