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Ben Revere scored the winning run from second base on a passed ball and a throwing error by catcher Yasmani Grandal, and the Los Angeles Angels blew a ninth-inning lead before beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Wild ending in Anaheim as the Angels blow a lead in the top of the ninth and then win as the winning run scores on a strikeout. Yasmani Grandal, who hit the game-tying homer, threw wild to first base on a ball that got away from him, allowing Ben Revere to score from second. You can't predict baseball!
Bellinger hasn't even played 60 MLB games yet, but his scorching start was enough to land him in the top half of our rankings. Meanwhile, there are few pitchers as dominant as Jansen.
Who's behind the Dodgers' winning streak? ESPN's Pedro Gomez breaks down the Dodgers' outstanding performance, Dave Roberts' fine managing and talks about the status of Julio Urias' shoulder and Joc Pederson's return.
Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in a spot start, Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Angels 4-0 on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's one-game suspension for an obscene gesture has been rescinded, and he will instead make a charitable donation.
Bellinger makes dubious list
Nobody has hit more home runs than Cody Bellinger since his debut, but the rookie slugger is also among the leaders in three-strikeout games during that span.
Bellinger's instant impact
There's no denying Cody Bellinger has been among the hottest hitters since his debut. He did, however, cool off on Monday night, going 0-for-3 in the Dodgers' 4-0 loss to the Angels.
Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right knee tendinitis.
Marly and Mauricio are joined by actor Will Ferrell. Plus, they talk soccer, baseball, movies and more. Also, Hercules Gomez and Amin Elhassan also take on the latest sports stories.
Bellinger named NL Player of the Week
Dodgers OF/1B Cody Bellinger led all MLB players in home runs, RBI and total bases (28) last week, helping Los Angeles sweep the Mets and Rockies.
Yasmani Grandal has increased his home run total in each of the past three seasons, and he led all catchers with 27 in 2016.
Tristan Cockcroft and AJ Mass cover the values of Cody Bellinger and Aaron Judge, the Athletics' intriguing prospects, the returns of Felix Hernandez, Lance McCullers and Zach Britton and more.
The Dodgers lead MLB in many offensive categories as they have reached their longest winning streak since 2013.
Bellinger chasing Big Mac's record
Cody Bellinger's six multi-home run games are already just one shy of the rookie single-season record set by Mark McGwire in 1987. Bellinger got to his sixth such game much quicker than any other player.
Bellinger's historic power surge
Cody Bellinger went 3-5 with two home runs and four RBIs in the Dodgers' comeback win over the Rockies on Sunday. He now has the most homers through his first 60 games than any player in MLB history.
Los Angeles' slugging phenom powered the streaking Dodgers with his feats of strength, while Minnesota made a strong statement of its own.