Daniel Robertson hit his first career grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays held on after Mike Trout's ninth-inning homer for their sixth straight victory, 5-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
Los Angeles Teams
- Hill on blister woes: 'Don't have any answers'
- Rick Neuheisel takes Phoenix AAF coaching gig
- Agent: WR V. Jackson 'very happily retired'
- Angels closer Middleton decides on TJ surgery
Matt Kemp had a pinch-hit, two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers survived a sterling performance by Max Scherzer to beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Saturday night and sweep a day-night doubleheader.
Dodgers veteran left-hander Rich Hill lasted just two pitches in the second game of a doubleheader against the Nationals. He was pulled after a recurrence of his blister problem.
Ross Stripling struck out a career-high nine in six innings, Max Muncy drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday.
Philip Rivers is 36, but is playing at a high level, hasn't missed a start in more than a decade and the Chargers are protecting him.
With Francisco Lindor, Manny Machado, Carlos Correa, Didi Gregorius and Andrelton Simmons, there's no shortage of top-notch shortstops in the AL.
Wilson Ramos homered twice and drove in three runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to their fifth straight win, 8-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Rain strikes in DC. Again. The opener of Nats/Dodgers has been postponed and will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on Saturday. Official pitching matchups have not yet been announced, but there's word that one of the games may feature Noah vs. a pair of giraffes.
Former UCLA and Washington coach Rick Neuheisel returns to head coaching, joining Phoenix's team in the Alliance of American Football.
Veteran receiver Vincent Jackson, who sat out the 2017 season after a 12-year NFL career, is "very happily retired," his agent told ESPN.
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Mark Teixeira's comments on Robinson Cano, Buck Showalter's frustrations with his club, Bruce Bochy vs. umpires and more (:25). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Dodgers' struggles and the SNB matchup (28:28) and Tom Hamilton with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (46:11).
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Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a big day from Justin Turner, David Price's tremendous effort, and the player perspective on Robinson Cano's suspension.
Brown says he lost his way last season and suffered a nagging ankle injury. Now healthy and refocused he's hoping to takeover as L.A.'s top linebacker.
Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?
ESPN Stats and Information
Shohei Ohtani hit his 6th HR of the season, hitting 5 of them to centerfield. Only Bryce Harper (6) has more such homers.
C.J. Cron homered and scored two runs against his former teammates, and Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Tampa Bay Rays' 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Sure, there's a ton of baseball to be played, but that won't keep us from taking a look at where the award races stand a quarter into the season.
Angels reliever Keynan Middleton will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, putting an early end to his second big-league season.