6:07 AM EDT, Tue September 01, 2015

Giants acquire outfielder Alejandro De Aza from Red Sox to bolster bench

LOS ANGELES – The Giants reportedly snuck in a deal at the last moment before the postseason eligibility deadline, acquiring Boston Red Sox outfielder Alejandro De Aza. De Aza, 31, was batting .292 with a .347 on-base percentage and .484… Continue Reading → The post Giants acquire outfielder Alejandro De Aza from Red Sox to bolster bench appeared first on Giants Extra.
Sons of Steve Garvey 19 hours ago

Angels Announce New "No-Hit The Dodgers Night" Promotion For Sept 7 Game

Excited that the Dodgers choose very ninth game to roll over and play dead to a unassuming pitcher's no-hitter, the Angels have set up a "no-hit the Dodgers" promotional giveaway at the stadium, with miniature plaques to be given away to the first 20,000 fans in attendance. The plaques will be inscribed with the dates of the Astros' no-hitter, followed by the Cubs' no-hitter, and then a space will be left for the pending Angels no-hitter (which will be engraved at the stadium post-game, free of charge). Angels owner Arte Moreno is lobbying to get the first game of the Dodgers / Angels...
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

Big difference isn't big hits for Dodgers

The Washington Nationals were going to run away with the National League East. The Boston Red Sox wisely dropped $200 million on Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. The new-look Dodgers had no power.
Orange County Register 4 hours ago
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly gets edge on Giants' Bruce Bochy in series' first game

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly gets edge on Giants' Bruce Bochy in series' first game

LOS ANGELES – Bruce Bochy is a far more accomplished manager than Don Mattingly, of course. He has won three more World Series titles. He carried a career winning percentage of .558 against Mattingly into Monday’s game. And, yet, because of the...
Orange County Register 2 hours ago
Dodgers go long, beat Giants in 14-inning marathon to increase division lead

Dodgers go long, beat Giants in 14-inning marathon to increase division lead

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers and Giants started playing September baseball before anyone else. It took a bases-loaded single by Adrian Gonzalez in the 14th inning to end a game that spilled over from August and didn't end until after 12:30 Tuesday...
Denver Post 5 hours ago
Rockies score four times in the ninth inning to beat Arizona

Rockies score four times in the ninth inning to beat Arizona

Ben Paulsen's two-run single capped a four-run rally as the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 5-4, as the paid crowd of 21,386, Colorado's lowest attendance since May 19, saw a thrilling ending.

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Giants lose in 15th inning at Dodger Stadium, fall 4 1/2 out in NL West

Running and bleary eyed running game story. See how many errors you can spot! LOS ANGELES – There is a finer point to that rule about rosters expanding on Sept. 1. The reinforcements aren’t allowed help you when you begin… Continue Reading → The post Giants lose in 15th inning at Dodger Stadium, fall 4 1/2 out in NL West appeared first on Giants Extra.

Charlie Blackmon's "abracadabra" steals second with improvised slide

In the first inning Monday against Arizona, Charlie Blackmon tried to steal second. He was out by mountain. But then he wasn't. What just happened?
Denver Post 4 hours ago
Corey Dickerson ready to hit, but Rockies not rushing him back

Corey Dickerson ready to hit, but Rockies not rushing him back

Corey Dickerson. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)Corey Dickerson, who broke two ribs sliding for a catch on June 30, was scheduled for his first live batting practice on Monday.

Corey Dickerson ready to hit, but Rockies not rushing him back

Corey Dickerson, who broke two ribs sliding for a catch on June 30, was scheduled for his first live batting practice on Monday.
Los Angeles Times 5 hours ago

Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez goes on DL because of strained hamstring

Enrique Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, becoming the Dodgers' third everyday player to be sidelined because of a strained hamstring.
Dodgers' September call-ups begin arriving, including Austin Barnes for injured Kiké Hernandez

Dodgers' September call-ups begin arriving, including Austin Barnes for injured Kiké Hernandez

LOS ANGELES – The first wave of September call-ups began arriving at Dodger Stadium on Monday with catcher Austin Barnes replacing Kiké Hernandez, who went on the DL with a hamstring injury. Three pitchers will be added Tuesday when rosters can...
Arizona Republic 6 hours ago
'Freight Train' Peralta gaining admirers

'Freight Train' Peralta gaining admirers

Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta has been one of the league’s hottest hitters since the All-Star break.         

Dodgers place Enrique Hernandez on DL, call up Austin Barnes

It's official now: Enrique Hernandez will out more than a few days with his strained hamstring.
Arizona Republic 7 hours ago
Goldschmidt on record-setting walk pace

Goldschmidt on record-setting walk pace

Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt has tied the club record for walks in a single season.         

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  • 2 Justin Morneau

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    Corey Dickerson

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