Rich Hill went back on the Los Angeles Dodgers' disabled list, a day after a blister burst on his left middle finger, and ace Clayton Kershaw threw a bullpen session for the first time since getting hurt.
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Matt Kemp had a pinch-hit, two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers survived a sterling performance by Max Scherzer to beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Saturday night and sweep a day-night doubleheader.
Dodgers veteran left-hander Rich Hill lasted just two pitches in the second game of a doubleheader against the Nationals. He was pulled after a recurrence of his blister problem.
Ross Stripling struck out a career-high nine in six innings, Max Muncy drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday.
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Rain strikes in DC. Again. The opener of Nats/Dodgers has been postponed and will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on Saturday. Official pitching matchups have not yet been announced, but there's word that one of the games may feature Noah vs. a pair of giraffes.
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Mark Teixeira's comments on Robinson Cano, Buck Showalter's frustrations with his club, Bruce Bochy vs. umpires and more (:25). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Dodgers' struggles and the SNB matchup (28:28) and Tom Hamilton with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (46:11).
BBTN Scoreboard: Justin Turner Provides A Spark For The Dodgers, David Price Finishes What He Starts, And More Robinson Cano Insight
Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a big day from Justin Turner, David Price's tremendous effort, and the player perspective on Robinson Cano's suspension.
Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBI and Kenta Maeda pitched eight sharp innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers snap a six-game losing streak by beating the Miami Marlins 7-0 Thursday afternoon.
Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi said the team has not lost confidence in manager Dave Roberts despite a bad start.
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Justin Verlander's great season so far (2:30), replacements for Robinson Cano (7:00) the truth about Bartolo Colon (14:00), Combo Meals (17:00) & a Closer Carousel (22:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Buster Olney talks to Andy McCullough of the L.A. Times about what's going wrong for the Dodgers over the past six weeks, if there's any chance of turning it around and more.
Buster chats with Sarah Langs as she breaks down the struggling Dodgers, Vince Velasquez, and Justin Verlander.
BBTN Scoreboard: The Slumping Dodgers, The Conservation Of Chris Sale, And Another Justin Verlander Gem
Buster recaps Wednesday's action, including Justin Verlander's Hall of Fame pursuit, the Red Sox watching Chris Sale's innings, and the disappointing Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers erased a four-run deficit and still lost their sixth game in a row when J.T. Realmuto's tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning helped the Miami Marlins win 6-5 Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers went 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position against Wei-Yin Chen and four relievers and were beaten by a last-place team for the fifth straight game, losing to the Miami Marlins 4-2 Tuesday night.
Justin Turner is playing third base and batting third against the Marlins on Tuesday. Second baseman Logan Forsythe also is back.
From big names who aren't producing to positions providing nothing, we identify flaws that could derail contenders.
Steve Mason talks with Dodgers Nation Editor Brook Smith and Greg Bergman about what's wrong with the Dodgers to start the year and when's the right time to panic.
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Arizona's Torey Lovullo (23:30) & Mike Hazen (25:55), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Robinson Cano's injury, the Dodgers' struggles, Mark Reynolds' big return and more (:37). Plus, Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis countdown and the latest uniform trivia question (30:44).
BBTN Scoreboard: Mark Reynolds' Debut, Giancarlo Stanton And J.D. Martinez Continue To Rake, And The Reds Can't Lose
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including Mark Reynolds' debut, Robinson Cano's injury, and the red-hot ... Reds?