Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 victory Sunday.
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David Fletcher singled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels took advantage of a big mistake on defense by Seattle to beat the Mariners 6-2 Saturday night.
Matt Beaty broke an eighth-inning tie with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers recovered to beat the Miami Marlins 10-6 on Saturday night after blowing a six-run lead.
Rookie Marine Johannes scored 17 points, making all six of her shots, to lead the New York Liberty to an 83-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
Lee Smith is glad to have pitched when he did, but there's a certain perennial MVP candidate playing now he wishes he had a crack at.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Edgar Martinez, in our pre-induction Cooperstown interview Fri., said he considers Mike Trout the game's top player today, as Martinez's former Seattle teammate once was. "He hits right-handed, but he reminds me of Junior (Ken Griffey Jr.) — both play centerfield, both have the five tools and instincts." Martinez said he expects Trout to eventually join them in the Hall of Fame.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Soon to turn 92, former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda arrives for an autograph signing on Main Street in Cooperstown Saturday. The oldest living Hall of Famer, a 1997 inductee, is greeted by 254-game winner Jack Morris, one of two pitchers enshrined last year (Trevor Hoffman was the other).
Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night.
Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid for a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Angels rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off Los Angeles for a 10-0 win Friday night.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
With just three outs to go, Mike Leake gave up a hit to Luis Rengifo to lose his bid to throw MLB's first perfect game since teammate Felix Hernandez threw one on August 15, 2012. His cutter gave the Angels fits all night.
The Angels designated Matt Harvey, the former Mets ace who struggled in his 12 starts for L.A. this season, for assignment on Friday.