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Yasiel Puig homered and left-hander Alex Wood kept his record perfect as the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the NL West rival Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Julio Urias, the Dodgers' 20-year-old lefty, is scheduled to have his left anterior capsule repaired Tuesday, and the team expects him to be sidelined for 12-14 months.
Which combo is more significant for the Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen or Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager?
Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech & Justin Havens about the stellar play in the NL West, the Pirates' looming decisions and more. Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Marlins from Clark Spencer & on the Royals from Rustin Dodd.
Thursday's longest home runs
Marcell Ozuna gave the Marlins their only run against the Cubs with a booming blast, while Erik Gonzalez's second homer of the season reached the same distance as home runs from two better-known sluggers.
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including another win for the Dodgers, Kyle Schwarber's demotion, the Astros' demolition of the A's and much more.
Joc Pederson hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh and the Los Angeles Dodgers used the long ball again to power past the New York Mets 6-3 on Thursday night and complete a four-game sweep.
The Dodgers are a deep, balanced team, but if GM Andrew Friedman wants to make a move, adding a mid-rotation starter or center fielder makes sense.
ESPN Stats and Information
The Dodgers have scored eight or more runs in five consecutive games, their longest such streak since 1945. Only once in franchise history have they had a longer streak: six games in June 1894, when they were known as the Brooklyn Grooms.
Before a conversation between Jessica Mendoza and Astros manager A.J. Hinch about defensive shifts, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the Matt Adams conundrum in Atlanta, the Mets' displeasure with Yasiel Puig and more. Plus, Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, talks about the importance of the partnership between the museum, MLB and its players association.
Don't look too happy when you hit a home run. Don't use any strategy necessary to win the game. It's time to review your copy of baseball's code.
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's action, including missed no-hit bids by Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, a Boston bullpen implosion and a stir caused by Yasiel Puig.
The computers show the Dodgers as clear favorites in a loaded division, but the Diamondbacks and Rockies have a chance to keep the race close all year.
The Dodgers' phenom is on a record-setting pace for a rookie but has a long way to go before becoming baseball's HR king. We calculated nearly every possible outcome between his current 22 long balls and passing Barry Bonds.
On Base Percentage.3404th
Earned Run Average3.321st