Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday.
— Max Scherzer pitched seven shutout innings in another dominant performance for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who kept up their push in the NL West with a 5-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
Cody Bellinger was diagnosed with a non-displaced rib fracture on a collision with teammate Gavin Lux earlier this week that manager Dave Roberts said was "benign." He'll try to play though the pain after sitting out Saturday's game.
— Luis Castillo struck out 10 while outpitching Walker Buehler, Kyle Farmer doubled twice against his former team and the Cincinnati Reds snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Friday night.
This year, the Giants or Dodgers will see a 100-plus-win season come down to a winner-take-all wild-card game. That's something worth celebrating!
Travis opened the show literally giving the Dodgers season in review in less than a minute. Plus, do you have faith the Dodgers will win the NL West know they are just one game back from the SF Giants? And, another USC Head Coaching candidate "turns down" the job, and the fellas don't believe him. Plus, a little bit of Roleplay with Travis playing the role of a potential USC coaching candidate and Sliwa playing a role of a reporter at a press conference. Also, the Friday edition of "Ask Sli!"
Since one of the two best teams in Major League Baseball will be in a Wild Card Play-In Game, is it time to finally change the MLB Playoff Format? The guys discussed. Plus, the still nameless "Travis vs Sliwa vs Caller Picks Segment!" And, how will the Dodgers use Gavin Lux, as they head to the playoffs. Also, more talk on AD maybe or maybe not being a Top 5 NBA player and "The Dump" with NASCAR at the Coliseum!
Which squads are rising and falling as teams start punching their postseason tickets?
— On a night when the Los Angeles Dodgers honored a past Mexican-born pitching legend, an up-and-coming one was busy adding his name to history.
With Clay Helton out at USC, Travis and Sliwa wondered why it didn't work with Helton at the helm. And, is the USC head coaching job still an "A+ job?" Also, with the Dodgers clinching another Playoff berth for the 9th straight season, is this the best Dodgers roster in this run? Plus, "The Dump" with "Triplets" and a new Tom Brady documentary.
Who will be USC's next head coach? Urban Meyer? Eric Bieniemy? Someone else? Travis and Sliwa discussed. Also, reaction to the Dodgers clinching their 9th straight Playoff berth. And, Travis thinks the Dodgers will be really good for years to come, no matter what happens this season. Plus, are the Dodgers playing their best ball of the season? Then, "Ask Sli" with favorite SNL News Update host and what do you drink with tacos: Horchata or Mexican Coke?
After sweeping the San Diego Padres over the weekend, the Los Angeles Dodgers are on pace to win 103 games this season -- the fourth time in the past...
As the end of the season looms, several MLB award races don't yet have a clear winner. Who has the edge?
The Dodgers became the second team in the majors to lock up a postseason berth, with a win over the Diamondbacks and help from Cincinnati and San Diego on Tuesday night.
With Clayton Kershaw back for the Dodgers, the fellas wondered where he would be in rotation if the Playoffs started today. Also, reaction to the new Lakers purple alternate jersey. Plus, more talk on USC firing Clay Helton and what the next move for the Trojans will be. And, "Fact Or Cap" with talk on the Met Gala and the best TV theme song of all-time. Also, why in the world couldn't the Raiders find their kicker last night in the win against the Ravens.
Here's how the Amazin's match up with the '98 Yankees, the curse-breaking Cubs, the Big Red Machine and others in baseball's divisional era.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, pitching for the first time since getting shut down with elbow inflammation more than two months ago, recorded five strikeouts and allowed only one run in 4⅓ innings of work Monday against the Diamondbacks.
— With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time.
— Max Scherzer had been anticipating his 3,000th career strikeout. He had his family on hand, and Los Angeles Dodgers fans knew it was coming.
The Dodgers' Max Scherzer became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts, doing so on a day in which he carried a perfect-game bid into the eighth inning.
— Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Saturday night.
Earned Run Average2.941st
On Base Percentage.3295th