KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Muncy had a homer and four RBIs, Mookie Betts hit his team-leading 26th home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 13-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers (78-33, first in the NL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (47-67, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .64 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 37 strikeouts); Royals: Brad Keller (6-12, 4.45 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)
San Diego Padres (61-48, second in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (73-33, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Mike Clevinger (3-3, 3.13 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 59 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .77 ERA, .99 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trea Turner homered to extend his hitting streak to 19 games, Max Muncy also went deep, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 Monday night.
Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs as the Dodgers won for the fifth time in six games to improve to 23-5 since June 30.
Los Angeles Dodgers (68-33, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (51-51, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Monday, 9:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .47 ERA, .88 WHIP, 27 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (9-4, 2.91 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 108 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning.
After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too.
Washington Nationals (33-65, fifth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (64-31, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (4-13, 6.02 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 98 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0)
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Wood (6-7, 4.20 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 90 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (8-6, 2.89 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
Cleveland Guardians (33-28, second in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (40-24, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Shane Bieber (3-3, 3.14 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 75 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Anderson has been a pleasant surprise for a Los Angeles Dodgers rotation missing Clayton Kershaw and Andrew Heaney due to injuries.
The unbeaten Anderson extended his scoreless streak to 26 innings and became the first National League pitcher with seven wins as the Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 6-1 on Friday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Manager Dave Roberts admits he winced a little when the Dodgers' schedule came out and he saw a 10-game road stretch in mid-to-late May that included lengthy trips to Philadelphia, Washington and Arizona.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Andrew Heaney were aware of the high standards they would be expected to reach when they joined the powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers in the offseason.
Freeman has fit right in with his usual excellence, while Heaney looks better than ever so far.
Cincinnati Reds (2-7) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (6-2)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (1-0, 1.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 11 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0, .00 ERA, .69 WHIP, five strikeouts)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1-2) vs. Minnesota Twins (1-2)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0); Twins: Chris Archer (0-0)
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed veteran left-hander Tyler Anderson to a one-year contract.
Los Angeles also acquired minor league pitcher Tanner Dodson from Tampa Bay in a trade for outfielder Luke Raley on Friday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Five major league pitchers are on the government's witness list for the trial of a former Los Angeles Angels employee accused of providing Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs with the drugs that caused his overdose death.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Heaney is eager to bounce back from a rough season. The Los Angeles Dodgers believe he can, too, with some adjustments.
The free agent left-hander signed an $8.5 million, one-year deal this week that brings him back to Southern California, where he pitched for the Angels from 2015 until getting shipped to the New York Yankees at the July trade deadline.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Free agent left-hander Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized their $8.5 million, one-year contract on Wednesday, filling a hole in the team's pitching staff.
Heaney can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 100, 125, 150 and 175 innings.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract with free agent left-hander Andrew Heaney, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the agreement hadn't been announced.
New York Yankees (86-67, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (88-65, second in the AL East)
Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (15-8, 3.03 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 231 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (10-8, 3.52 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 188 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez failed to catch a foul popup that led to a seven-run fifth inning capped by Andrés Giménez’s three-run homer, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Yankees 11-3 on Saturday to drop New York out of a playoff position.
New York Yankees (80-64, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (46-97, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (14-7, 2.78 ERA, .99 WHIP, 217 strikeouts) Orioles: Alexander Wells (1-2, 7.15 ERA, 1.90 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in the Bronx, Andrew Velazquez remembers attending plenty of Yankees games — though not any specific ones against Boston.
“Those tickets were probably too expensive,” he said.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off New York newcomer Andrew Heaney and beat the Yankees 7-1 Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat New York 7-1 Monday night.
MIAMI (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney on Friday, adding a pitcher after making two big trades for sluggers.
The Yankees got the 30-year-old lefty and cash for minor league right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Heaney found his groove, retiring the last 11 batters he faced.
The left-hander rediscovered his belief in his own ability, too.
Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start of the season, leading the Los Angeles Angels past Minnesota 3-2 on Thursday night after the Twins traded away All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, a season high by a Japanese player in the major leagues, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez powered a long-awaited onslaught from New York’s star-studded lineup, helping the Yankees overcome two more home runs by big league leader Shohei Ohtani to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down.
The right-hander allowed three hits over seven sharp innings Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth.
Sure, Ohtani hit his 18th homer late — but he did minimal damage at the plate overall, and that’s certainly a mark of success for any Angels opponent.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anthony Rendon drove in five runs, Max Stassi returned from a concussion and hit an RBI double, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 8-1 on Tuesday night.
With injured slugger Mike Trout sidelined for up to two months, Rendon's hot bat means even more.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his 15th homer during a six-run burst, Andrew Heaney got his first win in seven weeks and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 Tuesday night.
Ohtani scorched a cutter by Brett de Geus down the right-field line for a three-run shot to give the Angels a 9-1 lead in the fourth inning.
HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered early as the Houston Astros hit a season-high five long balls Wednesday night in a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Altuve launched a leadoff homer and Gurriel, who also went deep Tuesday, added his two-run shot later in the first inning...
Minnesota Twins (6-7) vs. Los Angeles Angels (7-5)
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney urged those at a private memorial service to remember a gift fallen teammate Tyler Skaggs gave to them...