September 2019 - Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Dodgers Reach 100-Wins, Royals Become Fourth 100-Loss Team

Sep 23, 2019 1:24 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers gave Major League Baseball its third 100-win team while Kansas City became its fourth 100-loss club Sunday, matching big league records for success and futility.

The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4, joining the 102-win New York Yankees and Houston Astros as triple-digit victors. It's the third consecutive year three teams have reached the century mark. Before this run, there were only three 100-game winners in 1942, 1977, 1998, 2002 and 2003.

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Dodgers Rally Against Mets, Clinch Homefield In NLDS

Sep 16, 2019 7:31 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 3-2 on Sunday to clinch home-field advantage in the National League Division Series.

The Dodgers' magic number to clinch home-field advantage through the NL Championship Series is now seven. the Atlanta Braves are their closest competition.

Ken Gurnick/MLB

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Dodgers Clinch Seventh Consecutive NL West Title

Sep 11, 2019 7:31 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night to clinch their seventh consecutive National League West pennant.

Since 1969, only the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees have strung together more consecutive division titles.

The Dodgers also became the first Major League team to secure a spot in the 2019 postseason.

"You got to tip the hat to the front office and the job that they do every year creating so much depth," Justin Turner said. "You look at the guys around this room, I think every single guy had their finger on winning this division for the seventh straight year. So many good players [with] one goal in mind -- that's to win the World Series."

Eddie Matz/ESPN

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Dodgers To Skip Start for Hyun-Jin Ryu

Sep 6, 2019 11:09 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu, who has been struggling lately, will miss a start in the rotation to get some rest, manager Dave Roberts said Friday. Ryu will miss a scheduled start in Baltimore, and should get 9-10 days off in a row.

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Ex-Dodgers GM Ned Colletti Joins NHL Sharks As A Scout

Sep 6, 2019 2:30 PM

The San Jose Sharks have gone out of the box in looking for front-office talent, adding former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti as a scout.

"Ned has an extensive background working in professional sports and talent evaluation and he will bring a fresh perspective to our organization's evaluation process," Sharks GM Doug Wilson said in announcing the move. "This was a unique opportunity to add someone of Ned's experience to our staff."

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Dodgers Break NL Record For Home Runs In A Season

Sep 5, 2019 7:15 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season during Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies.

The Dodgers have hit 250 this year, besting the Houston Astros' previous record of 249, which they set in 2000.

Joc Pederson opened the game with his eighth leadoff homer of the season to match the record, then set the mark with a two-run blast in the fourth inning.

The Dodgers' feat came just four days after the Minnesota Twins broke the American League and Major League record with their 268th homer of the season.


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Julio Urias To 'Move Forward' From Suspension

Sep 2, 2019 10:15 PM

Julio Urias finished serving a 20-game suspension for domestic violence allegations and is ready to "move forward," a phrase the left-hander used often upon his return to the Dodgers.

Urias was added to the active roster on Monday. Urias will start Tuesday's game against the Rockies, going a maximum of three innings, and might continue to be stretched out moving forward.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts believes Urias "definitely learned" from his experience.

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