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Braves Prez Calls Furcal's Dealings 'Despicable'

(Newser) - Braves president John Schuerholz has vowed to never again do business with Rafael Furcal's agents, whom Schuerholz has accused of conducting "despicable" dealings with the team, the AP reports. Schuerholz and Braves general manager Frank Wren were quoted as saying the Wasserman Media Group negotiated dishonestly by taking the... More »

Astros Shut Down Slumping Dodgers

Sampson throws 7 solid innings; Erstad, Tejada drive in runs

(Newser) - Chris Sampson pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Darin Erstad and Miguel Tejada each drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 last night. Sampson (2-3) struck out three and walked one in his Dodger Stadium debut, matching his longest outing of the season.... More »

Dodgers Hit 3 HR Off Perez to Beat Mets 5-1

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal hit a leadoff homer against beleaguered Oliver Perez, Blake DeWitt connected for his first home run in the major leagues and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-1. Matt Kemp also homered after being named NL player of the week for the first time... More »

Furcal Fuels Dodgers in 11-6 Win Over Rockies

Los Angeles wins seventh straight game

(Newser) - Rafael Furcal had three hits, including a three-run homer in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh straight game, beating Colorado 11-6 last night. Matt Kemp drove in four runs with two doubles and Russell Martin made his first career start at third base, turning... More »

Furcal's 5 Hits Help Dodgers Beat Marlins

Los Angeles extends winning streak to five games

(Newser) - Chad Billingsley pitched seven innings to win for the first time this season and Rafael Furcal had a career-high five hits for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Florida Marlins, 13-1 on Wednesday night. Furcal went 5-for-6 with a double, giving... More »

Dodgers Beat Rockies on Loney Single in 10th

LA completes three-game sweep of Colorado

(Newser) - James Loney singled home the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of NL champion Colorado with a 3-2 victory on Sunday. It's the first three-game winning streak of the season for the Dodgers under new manager Joe Torre, who used his 24th different... More »

Furcal, Ethier Lead Dodgers Over Padres

Lowe allows one run in 8 innings as LA snaps 4-game losing streak

(Newser) - Andre Ethier went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer, Rafael Furcal and Matt Kemp each hit their first homers of the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-1 rout of the San Diego Padres last night. Derek Lowe (1-0) allowed a run and four... More »

Wells Gets It Done for Dodgers

Boomer pitches in at plate, too, sparking 6-2 win in LA debut

(Newser) - David Wells secured the Dodgers a much-needed win last night in New York, giving up two runs in five innings and scoring a run in his first start for the team, a 6-2 victory over the Mets. The 250-pound 44-year-old beat out a bunt in the fifth inning to spark... More »

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