Los Angeles Teams
Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta's 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Chris Sale pitched six scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox rode a five-run first inning to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
Red Sox 6, Angels 2: In his latest bit of dominance, Chris Sale also made history. Sale tossed six scoreless innings and struck out nine batters to reach 200 strikeouts for the season. He got to that mark in 141 1/3 innings, fewer than any AL pitcher ever. The Red Sox scored five runs in the first inning and cruised in the opener of a six-game West Coast trip.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
"Form a line, form a line." Kids are lining up by the dozens to take selfies with LaVar Ball outside an AAU basketball tournament in Anaheim.
Expos and Angels legend Vladimir Guerrero tweeted a throwback photo with his son, top Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr., on Friday, writing "Before and after. Now my kid is stronger than me. Thanks God for the blessings!" (@VladGuerrero27/Twitter)
The Rams signed veteran backup QB Dan Orlovsky and personnel executive Brian Xanders, who both were with Detroit last season.
The Dodgers lefty brings an unbeaten record and a dominating changeup into a start against the team with which he debuted.
How will the suspensions of wide receiver Mike Thomas and cornerback Troy Hill affect the Rams' 53-man roster?
Vegas is rolling with the Tide
The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds to win this season's College Football Playoff national championship favor Alabama once again, giving the Crimson Tide a 5 to 2 chance to take their fifth national title since 2009.
Eleven's an unlucky number for Dodgers
Thursday marked the third time in the last 40 years that the Dodgers have had an 11-game win streak. They lost the 12th game all three times, including Thursday's decision to the Braves.
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
Derrick Rose to have face-to-face meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers in coming days, league sources tell ESPN. No decision expected until next week.
Lakers' forward Brandon Ingram talks about the state of his health, the confidence he's gained this past year, what Magic Johnson brings to the organization & upcoming season.
No, LaVar Ball will not stop talking. Not until it gets him and his family everything they want, starting with oldest son Lonzo in a Lakers uniform. By Ramona Shelburne.
The key to beating the red-hot Dodgers is to get a lead on them, while Pittsburgh, thanks to its stellar outfield and new closer, is rolling.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
UCLA will thrive playing up-tempo with Jaylen Hands. Loves to get the ball and push in transition, get to the rim and elevate in traffic.
Britton would give the Dodgers a dominant lefty who could deal with some left-handed power hitters they might face in the postseason.
Who saw this coming?
LHP Alex Wood enters Friday night's start against the Braves sporting an 11-0 record and 1.56 ERA, with just two home runs allowed in 86 2/3 innings pitched. That's a far departure from his first four seasons in the majors.
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including the Dodgers finally losing, another win for the Pirates, and an inexplicable decision by the Cardinals.