Mets Handle Dodgers in Weekend Finale, Preventing Los Angeles Sweep

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On the final leg of their current road trip, the Mets used three first-inning runs on Sunday to power past the Dodgers 7-2, preventing a Los Angeles sweep and a 10th straight victory.

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Can Dodgers Catch Giants in National League West?

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The Dodgers took two out of three games from the red hot Phillies, but it still was not enough to gain any ground in their quest for the National League West division lead. Currently, Los Angeles sits five games back from the first-place Giants.

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Dodgers Set to Visit NL East Leading Phillies

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After a brief home stand against American League opponents where they went 4-2, the Los Angeles Dodgers will now hit the road, this time heading to the East Coast to kick things off.

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Dodgers Escape New York with Series Win Over Mets

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Utility man Jedd Gyorko squeezed a ground-ball single to center in the top of the ninth inning Sunday night that made the difference in the outcome of the entire series. The base hit scored Enrique Hernandez from second, securing the 3-2 victory for the Dodgers. More importantly, the series win against a quality opponent gave boss Andrew Friedman and skipper Dave Roberts some crucial data to examine when it comes to determining the club’s upcoming playoff roster.

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Mets Series Preview and Injury Notes

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The Dodgers have returned to Los Angeles after an eight game, East Coast-ish road trip where they went 6-2, concluding with a sweep in Pittsburgh.

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Series Preview: Dodgers Face Mets in Final Leg of Road Trip

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As it stands now, the Dodgers own a 38-35 record and are in sole possession of second place in the National League West, trailing the Diamondbacks by just 2-1/2 games. When considering the number of adjustments the club has made over the first three months of the season due to injuries, that’s not a bad standing by any means. If Los Angeles is able to stay relatively healthy through the summer months into the fall, seemingly, the sky may be the limit in terms of future success.

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Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries

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One pleasantly unexpected development in Los Angeles Dodgers world last week was the high and hard shade thrown by Our Guys towards the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani.

You know, Shohei Ohtani—the rookie pitcher who can’t hold the Tijuana Toros to under six runs in four innings. The guy who was supposed to be the new Babe Ruth.

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Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday evening acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson and cash considerations from the New York Mets in exchange for a player to be named later and/or cash back.

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