Before speaking with Dodgers P Walker Buehler about LA's culture, Justin Verlander comparisons and a valuable lesson from his grandfather (33:39), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss Mike Trout's season-ending injury and how it affects his MVP chances, if Anthony Rizzo's injury kills Chicago's playoff hopes, Charlie Culberson's injury impact on the Braves and more (15:44). Plus, a minor league edition of "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom (41:22).
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The Cubs, Brewers and Mets are all making a push to snag postseason spots in the Senior Circuit.
Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances Sunday night.
Rajai Davis hit a three-run double off Julio Urias with two outs in the eighth inning following a brilliant pitchers' duel between the Mets' Jacob deGrom and Hyun-Jin Ryu, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 Saturday night to maintain its...
William Weinbaum ESPN
Milwaukee announced plans Fri. to extend safety netting for next season, becoming the 12th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Braves, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals say they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and Miami had extended its to 150 feet past each dugout before this season.
Here's which teams at the top of the standings could punch their October tickets soon and how the playoff field looks right now.
Noah Syndergaard again wobbled with Wilson Ramos as his catcher while Clayton Kershaw was right in the pocket, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers over the New York Mets 9-2 Friday night.
We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era.
Buster speaks with Karl Ravech about the rash of injuries facing the Yankees and what it means for the return of Giancarlo Stanton (11:00). They also explain why no teams should want to face the A's or Rays in the postseason. Then, Jessica Mendoza previews this weekend's Dodgers/Mets series and also lends her insights on the Noah Syndergaard/Wilson Ramos situation (30:56). Plus, Rena Banena's Bleacher Tweets (42:13).
We look at why L.A. fans can be optimistic, who can best challenge the Astros and Yankees, and what could swing the NL wild-card race.
Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill struggled with his control Thursday night during his first start since June 19 and suffered an MCL strain in the process.
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner has a mild left ankle sprain, an MRI confirmed. He has not been ruled out of this weekend's series against the Mets.
Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill was activated off the 60-day IL after recovering from a forearm strain. He is expected to pitch two innings in his return Thursday night.
Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking, record-setting three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday night to end a six-game losing streak.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Remarkably, the Dodgers hadn't homered in Baltimore until the sixth inning -- maybe division-clinching hangover -- but A.J. Pollock just went deep off John Means for his 14th of the season. We're 11 away and the Dodgers still have three innings to hit six or seven more home runs. (Sorry, bad Orioles joke there. John Means has actually had a very good season.)
There's finally some drama in picking our top minor league performer, but one young slugger still stands out from the crowd.
As the Year of the Home Run nears the finish line, here are the marks within reach for every franchise.
L.A.'s dynasty has ruled the NL West by finding talent every way there is to find it, winning with top picks and waiver-wire discoveries.
The Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West division title on Tuesday and became the first MLB team to secure a spot in the 2019 postseason.
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
The Dodgers are dancing. Again. With a 7-3 win over the Orioles, LA has won its seventh straight division title. They did it in Game 146, tied for fourth fastest this century. The three teams ahead of them ('02 Braves, '17 Nats, '08 Angels) all failed to advance in the playoffs.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
Who's ready for a champagne celebration? The Dodgers enter Baltimore with a magic number of 1, meaning they are a Tuesday win over the Orioles -- or a Diamondbacks loss to the Mets -- away from clinching the season's first postseason spot.