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NLCS tied: Cody Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13

Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, scoring Manny Machado, who slid home and touched the plate with his left hand to beat the tag and end a thriller that took 5 hours, 15 minutes.

Justin Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

Justin Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 to even the NL Championship Series at a game apiece. High-powered Los Angeles had just two singles against starter Wade Miley before breaking through against Milwaukee’s vaunted bullpen. Cody Bellinger hit an RBI single and Austin Barnes brought in a run with a bases-loaded walk in the seventh, then Turner’s long drive to left off Jeremy Jeffress put the Dodgers ahead to stay.

Reliever Brandon Woodruff’s homer stuns Clayton Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1 of NLCS

Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with a solo home run and the normally shutdown Milwaukee bullpen barely held on as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in Game 1 of the N.L. Championship Series. Hard-throwing Josh Hader and the Brewers earned their 12th straight win, one shy of the franchise record set to open the 1987 season.

For Los Angeles Dodgers, trouble may be brewing in NLCS

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ celebration at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park on Monday was as much about checking off a box as it was what they had accomplished. They expected to advance to the National League Championship Series, to within four wins of another trip to the World Series. The path this season was rockier than anticipated, but anything less would have been a colossal letdown.

Los Angeles Dodgers counting on Manny Machado to push them over Series hump

The Los Angeles Dodgers are making another run at their first World Series title since 1988, and this time they brought Manny Machado along for the ride. The slugging shortstop hit a three-run homer that clinched a victory over the Atlanta Braves in the NL Division Series. Now, the Dodgers are moving on to the NL Championship Series, where they’ll face the Milwaukee Brewers.

Manny Machado, Dodgers finish off ‘Baby Braves’ in NLDS with 6-2 win

Manny Machado hit an RBI double and three-run homer, David Freese came through again in the postseason and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series for the third year in a row, eliminating the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 victory on Monday.

Clayton Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 NLDS lead

Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers’ second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series. The Dodgers used a nearly identical formula to win 6-0 in Game 1 behind Hyun-Jin Ryu and three home runs. Los Angeles can sweep the best-of-five series in Game 3 on Sunday in Atlanta.

Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener. Named a surprising Game 1 starter over fellow lefty Clayton Kershaw, Ryu delivered in his first postseason start since 2014.

Walker Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies for sixth straight N.L. West title

What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive National League West title. Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched two-run homers to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 in a tiebreaker on Monday.

Billie Jean King joins L.A. Dodgers ownership group

Billie Jean King has joined the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group. The tennis great says Dodgers owner and chairman Mark Walter and the team have proven to be leaders in sports on and off the field. King grew up a Dodgers fan in Long Beach, California. Her brother, Randy Moffitt, pitched for 12 seasons in the majors.

Burglars cause $10K in damage at Yasiel Puig’s home

Burglars have caused $10,000 worth of damage to Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig’s home while attempting to steal a safe. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the suspects broke into Puig’s San Fernando Valley home on Tuesday night. They ransacked the residence, found a safe in the second-floor master bedroom, and dragged it downstairs to the front door.

Kenley Jansen expected to miss Dodgers’ weekend series in Colorado

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be without All-Star closer Kenley Jansen for a key weekend series with the Colorado Rockies after a team cardiologist recommended the right-hander not travel to Denver. Twice in his career Jansen has experienced an irregular heartbeat while the Dodgers were in the high altitude of Colorado. The most recent episode happened last month before a series at Coors Field. The Dodgers began the day a half-game behind NL West-leading Colorado.

M’s fall behind early, lose 12-1 to Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw

The game was basically over before the Mariners came to bat on Sunday afternoon. And one could make the argument that it was probably over before the first pitch was thrown by lefty Roenis Elias in the series finale with the Los Angeles Dodgers.